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Q: thinkpad 13 boot & display trouble

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

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I have had my current Thinkpad x270 for just over a year now, and recently encountered several issues with random shutdowns and freezes, culminating in a total failure to boot that I encountered just last week. All of this appeared to start after a random freeze and crash that occured while my father was carrying the laptop around one-handed, which I presume is related to the issue I have seen mentioned in the forums about the death-zone on the left-hand palm rest area that causes issues when pressure is exerted. I wasn't there at the time so I am unsure of the exact original symptoms. Since then, I have encountered several cases of random shutdown mid-way into the boot process, which seems to be correlated to typing on the keyboard (I assume that putting pressure on the internals is the culprit here, but I am not too clear on the details). Aside from a keyboard replacement a number of months ago, the internals have been untouched up until this current problem manifested. The nature of the current problem is as follows: 1. Laptop is powered off2. Power button is pressed3. Power button LED lights up green4. Screen remains dark5. Computer produces a specific pattern of beeps (2 overlapping tones (HIGH into LOW), followed by MID-LOW-LOW-MID pitch) The pattern of tones is repeated several times upon pressing any of the following key combinations: - Fn + Esc (FnLock) - Fn + Spacebark (Backlight) The power button indicator remains lit un... Read more

A:Thinkpad x270 will not boot - beep code and blank display

Hello and welcome,
 
I can't speak to your specific issue but this may help with diagnosis:  https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/ds118615
 
I just stumbled across this myself a couple of days ago. Put the app on my Android phone and let it listen to the "song" a T580 was playing.  It provided an instant indiction of what the tones meant.
 
Z.

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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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I bought a used IBM Thinkpad T20 Thinkpad Type 2647-92U from eBay for use this semester on campus. It is in great shape and has a recent edition of Windows XP but an older version of MS Office which does not boot properly.

This computer was a part of a network and keeps trying to connect to it each time Windows loads. It came with a LinkSys Wireless-G Notebook Adapter 2.4 GHz 802.11g card.

The CD is an official copy; clean and has no scratches or nicks. The DVD/CD-ROM will boot other CD's such as music CD's and DVD films and data discs with MS Word files etc on them.

Any help would be appreciated!

Yours,

Kyklopes
 

A:IBM Thinkpad T20 Thinkpad Type 2647-92U Won't Boot my MS Office 2005 CD

That T-20 is pretty long in the tooth. I suspect your optical drive either needs cleaning, or is worn beyond repair.
Did you try the CD in another drive as a double check?
 

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T430 fails to read hard drive or hangs up on startup when the battery is installed.  Typically will start on AC without the battery installed, but still hangs up intermittently  Was working fine until after multiple rapid power outages during a storm. Any ideas? OS is Windows 10 Thanks in advance!

A:ThinkPad hangs on boot - stuck at Thinkpad screen

You might have damaged the power circuitry on the motherboard.  If that is the case, the only solution is to replace the board.  There is an array of power transistors that handles the switching back and forth between AC and battery.

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Hi there.

I wonder if anyone has encountered this problem before, or could suggest a potential reason for it?

IBM Thinkpad A22e (2655-67U) running Windows XP professional.
I've had little trouble up to this point, but suddenly the other day, a red glow has appeared in the lower right corner. All the applications are still visible through it, but everything in the bottom right corner has an annoying red tinge to it. The glow extends up the right side to nearly the top.

At startup (the IBM Thinkpad screen) everything that should be white is also red tinged. While this isn't entirely traumatic, it's more than annoying. I've run PC-Doctor for Windows and that tells me there is apparently nothing wrong with both the screen or the video card.

Any and all suggestions would be welcomed. Thanks.
 

A:Thinkpad LCD trouble

Its hard to say if its the video card or screen.. Can you hook up an external monitor and see if the problem still occurs. it definitely hardware though. Do you have any warranty left?
 

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Having some issues with my TB3 port on a new Thinkpad T480. Currently running a Thinkpad T480 with updated Thunderbolt 3 15BF drivers (1.41.565.0), but unable to get my TB3 dock working with the computer. The dock was confirmed to be working on a 2018 Macbook Pro. When trying to update the firmware for the thunderbolt 3 controller I am met with error: "0x208 SDK_Servive_Not_Found Thunderbolt service does not exist" Furthermore, when trying to install the Thunderbolt Control Center software from the Windows 10 store, but the installation is effectively broken. This has been documented by at least one other reviewer on the Windows 10 store home page. Is there another link for this control center software? Any help is much appreciated. Thanks in advance.    

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Since i think it is relevant in understanding the situation, i'll start of from the beginning. A few weeks ago i was thinking about how i could really use a laptop that i could bring around. So i looked for cheap ones on ebay and found one that seemed like a fine deal so i purchased it. Here is the description as it appeared on ebay:Brand: IBM Processor Type: --Type: -- Processor Speed: 750 MHzScreen Size: 14.1 inches Processor Configuration: Single CoreOperating System: Not Included Memory (RAM): 512 MBPrimary Drive: CD-ROM Hard Drive Capacity (GB): 12 GBThis auction is forIBM THINKPAD A21M 750MHz 512MB 12GB LAPTOP w/ ACcomes with750MHz processor512MB memory12GB HDDCD-ROM drive NO Operation SystemItem is in good conditionIt comes with original IBM Ac Adapter16V 3.36AAt the time i didn't think the lack of an OS would be any trouble at all since i have windows 2000 pro and windows xp home installation disks that i wasn't using.So the item arrived and i booted up, popped in the xp installation disk and was greeted by a "NTLDR is missing, press Ctrl + Alt + Del to restart" error message. So i tried restarting, changing the boot order in bios to boot from the disk, trying a different disk, making an ultimate boot disk and putting it in, tried to boot from a usb, and i just kept getting the same message. I tried removing the Hard drive but then it said in Red/White text "hard drive not installed" and it still wouldnt boot up from the winx... Read more

A:IBM Thinkpad a21m Trouble installing OS

<<...since i have windows 2000 pro and windows xp home installation disks that i wasn't using.>>What is the origin of this XP Home disk? Is it a Microsoft XP Home CD or is it a disk that came with a purchased system?I can't tell you what's wrong with this system...part of the risk of buying used...is the fact that there is a reason sellers want to sell.I don't know why people do this...but my advice is NOT to format a hard drive before attempting to install XP on it from a MS XP CD. My experience is that this may result in the XP CD's inability to do what it should do.<<NTLDR is missing, press Ctrl + Alt + Del to restart.>>That error message should never appear when trying to install an O/S to a bare drive from a MS XP CD. Since there are no files installed...it's logically impossible for a system file to be missing.From http://tinyempire.com/notes/ntldrismissing.htm:"When your computer starts, the BIOS attempts to find the primary hard drive's active partition to read the first sector for the MBR (Master Boot Record), it uses that info to load the rest of the OS. For Windows NT4/2k/XP the MBR is pointed to the NTLDR (New Technology Loader) and it takes it from there. If you get the "NTLDR is missing, press any key to restart" what's most likely going on is the BIOS either didn't look for the right drive, didn't find the right partition, it wasn't active, didn't find the MBR, or the MB... Read more

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The "period" key was sticking on my laptop last night then a little later, it worked fine, but then my right shift key was giving me trouble.
I suspect that somehow a piece of food worked its way into the keyboard(though it is hard to imagine, no more clearance than there is). Probably from one of the kids. Whatever is down there seems to be moving around.

I attempted to disassemble, and got as far as the actual touchpad. There is a IC cable leading from the touchpad down to the motherboard that is keeping me from opening the lid up all the way. I would rather get the advice of someone who is familiar with these before I "experiment and attempt it on my own.

Can anyone tell me how to take the IC cable from the touchpad?

Thanks in advance.

Perry
 

A:IBM R40 ThinkPad laptop keyboard trouble

Look on this page.

IBM R40 Removal/Installation Procedures

They have a movie about removing the keyboard.
 

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Hope I'm in the right forum for this new model.I have a brand new Thinkpad Yoga (20CD-CT01WW), running windows 8.1 64-bit, 8g RAM.  Intel Core i7-4600U @ 2.10Ghz / 2.70GhzWhen using any progam in desktop mode (first noticed it on Chrome, then Quicken, but really applies to any use), the cursor will randomly jump across the screen, ususally to the upper right, and then without clicking, will close the window I'm working on, often losing my work. Sometimes I'll get random right-click menus without clicking the mouse buttons.I am using the track-point primarily, so thinking it might be inadvertent contact with the touchpad, I disabled all touch-pad functionality, but the problem persists.I ran Norton Internet security, AdAware, and Malwarebytes to look for viruses but didn't find any problems.Just ran Lenovo update, and downloaded the most recent Ultra-Nav Driver.  Now both touch-pad and track-point are using default settings, but the problem still persists.  I'm wondering if this a hardware or driver problem, or a windows 8.1 problem?Please advise.  (home user... neophite, I know just enough about compters to be dangerous.)











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A:Thinkpad Yoga - trouble with cursor jumping and cl...

I have the exact same problem and have yet to find a solution. I previously had a lenovo laptop and had nothing but good to say about it. Exactly the opposite for this one.

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Dear all, I bought a Thinkpad S440 in Germany a few years ago and additionally purchased an on-site warranty extension, which is valid internationally and allows a technician to come directly to your home to fix the problem. I already used that warranty option in Germany for a broken sound card and it worked perfectly. Technician came and solved the problem on site. Now, I'm living in Japan and my S440 suddenly doesn't boot up anymore if the battery is plugged in. Works when I unplug the battery. Tried the notorious "unplug and push the power button for 30s" tip in many different variations, but nada. Probably battery dead or Mainboard problem, who knows. I'd now like to use my international warranty option here in Japan, but the Japanese customer service said they don't have the parts here. According to them, I am supposed to ask the German customer service to send the parts to them. Problem is, I cannot call them in Germany and am also tired of solving that problem myself when I actually paid big money for that warranty pack. So, does anybody know a contact address of somebody in a higher hierarchy and can help me to escalate that problem? Maybe global warranty management or something? I feel lost and am really wasting my time here.  I would greatly appreciate any help. Best,Simon

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I can't seem to get the resolution set up properly. I have a ThinkPad P51S that I bought a few weeks ago, running Win 10 64-bit, with NVIDIA Quadro M520, and I'm connected to the monitor via HDMI. The highest resolution Windows will allow me to use is 2560x1600, which is the "recommended" setting. This, however, is a different aspect ratio than the monitor's resolution (3840x2160). In the Windows display properties, I can choose 2560x1440, which is the same 1.7778 ratio as the monitor, but I really want to use its full resolution.  Any ideas? 

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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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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!
 

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

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

A:No display on ThinkPad T500

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

It could be both, difficult to say without having the actual ThinkPad at hand.
 
I don't remember by heart the BIOS settings in the T500, but please try going to the BIOS (press F1 right after turning on the laptop) and go to "Config" and "Display", select only the integrated graph, save and reboot.  Keep us posted how it goes...
 
Hopefully that would fix the screen problems...
 
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The screen on my laptop has some yellowish-red/pinkish blotches on the sides/edges. I shutdown my computer multiple times and it still displays this abnormality. What is the issue?


























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

A:[SOLVED] IBM Thinkpad Display

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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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Hi, Glad to hear you are happy!
I have a question I hope that you will be able to answer it.
 
I have had my think pad for about 3 weeks, it is all okay etc etc, except I have this thin line on my screen it can be anywear on the screen from 2 inches to the whole length of the screen. It is annoying as it try to play cursor and is driving me nuts. Would you have any idea what it is, it would be much appreciated if you could help.
Thanking you
Twiljan
 
Moderator note: off-topic post moved to its own thread.  Subject edited to match content.  Was: Re: Community Shout-Out: EricX
 
OP: if your laptop isn't a T-series, let us know and we'll move this again.
 

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Yet another thing seems to be wrong with my Yoga. Every so often, the cursor will jump to the upper right corner of the screen and minimize my maximized window, or to the lower right corner and open up the action center. It does this several times in a row, almost like someone else is controlling the touchpad/mouse. Then it'll suddenly go away, only to come back minutes or hours later. I also noticed that when watching fullscreen videos, the video controls will come up randomly, as if I moved the mouse or touched the touchpad. I tried to uninstall all input devices, rebooting twice and letting Windows reinstall them. I thought it helped, but it didn't. I just updated the Synaptics driver to the latest May 2018 one, but that didn't fix the problem either. Any idea what's going on? Is it the touchpad? The trackpad? The pen? The touchscreen? I read all kinds of crazy ideas on another thread, from putting tin foil under the keyboard, to disabling the wacom digitizer. I haven't tried those yet. I swear, this is the worst purchase I have made in a long time. Lenovo is about to lose a customer for life.

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

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

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I am having a strange problem displaying an image on the monitor of my new Lenovo X1 Carbon laptop [Type: 20FB-002LUS   S/N R9-0N7 ].  I am running a robotics graphic program developed by Carnegie Mellon University to teach middle school students how to write programs to run the small robot shown in the attached picture labeled ?VEX IQ Robot?. I have attached a picture showing a sample of the program displayed either on my HP ENVY desktop computer or my HP laptop (both running Windows 7 ? Home Premium). The picture is labeled ?Screen shot of IQ program that looks normal?. The program shows evenly spaced graphic lines with text centered vertically within the lines. This how the output should look according the programming manual from Carnegie.  When I run the program on my Lenovo laptop (also running Windows 7 ? Home Premium) I get the image on the monitor show in the attachment labeled ?VEX IQ Display Problem?.  Each line is moved down overlapping the top of the line below. In addition, the text is not centered vertically in the lines. The text is also moved down to the bottom of the line. The text is also bolded.  The graphics is pushed together without spacing. The text also appears somewhat enlarged and bolded. The distortion is large enough to make the information on the monitor difficult to use.  Do you have any idea what could be causing this problem?   Th... Read 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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I have using t460 for about six months without no problems until last week, while using the pc the display shuts down, not entirely. The blacklight is on and the machine is still working. And nothing can be done untill I force it to shut down by pressing power button and restart it again. I have done solutions by removing external battery and pressing rest button and holding the power button etc, nothing happened.  Please give me a solution. Thank you.

A:thinkpad t460 display shuts down

Look in the event log for something around the time of shut down

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Hey everyone,

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

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Hi! I have a worklaptop (x260) and am trying to connect it with a LG Ultrafine 5k Display. The display only has USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 out and when I'm connecting the laptop (using a USB-C to Mini Displayport/Thunderbolt 2 cord) it does nothing and won't detect it. The setup works for another laptop so I know the cord is fine...  Does anyone know if I can just download some drivers for Thunderbolt 3 (Found these: LINK) or do I need a dock? Reason I'm not trying is that I need my corporate IT to download and install so wanted to make sure it's the right solution.  Thank you for any replies! And apologies if this topic has already been delt with -- I searched but without any luck. 

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

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

A:ThinkPad T450s screen does not display

Hi Senyo,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community! And happy to have you here.
 
As I understand that you are facing issue with your display in T450s.
Looks like you have a bad LCD panel & it needs to be changed so better contact Lenovo & replace under warranty.
Also you can try moving the LCD lid at certain angle whether display is coming or not.
 
I hope the above information helps.
Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
 
Regards,Prabhansh_______________________________________________Tap that Kudos button if I helped.If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!

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I have Lenovo Thinkpad E540 but it has bad display.My notebook supports Full HD display but Only I dont want high resolution I want high resolution and quality TN display.What am I do? CPU:i5-4200MGPU: Intel HD 4600Memory: 12GB

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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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Hi I just bought a Thinkpad P70 with a 4K panel and have a rather annoying issue. If my Power Options are set to Turn the display off after i.e 10 minuttes, the display is obviously turned off after 10 minuttes. When I touch the mouse or press a key on the keyboard the display lights up a bit but nothing is displayed on the screen. The only way I can get the display up and running again is to press and hold the power button so the machine goes to sleep. I can then press the power button again and my login screen is displayed and everything works as expected. btw. I am runing Windows 10 x64 and the graphics drivers are the latest from Lenovo´s site. I am suspecting that the Intel HD P530 driver is to blame.Has anyone seen this issue and have a good idea on how to fix it?

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





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

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





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

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

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Does anyone know if the Apple/LG Ultrafine 5K Display can be connected to the Thinkpad P70 via the Thunderbolt port so the display can run at full native 5K resolution at 60Hz? It seems the display is designed for Apple devices so I guess we'd also need a Windows driver to access the settings of the LG Ultrafine 5K display. http://www.apple.com/shop/product/HKN62LL/A/lg-ultrafine-5k-display

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Hello, this is my first post here.
I just purchased an IBM Thinkpad 600E.
I read the owners manual and booted the system up, everything is working fine except the LCD display. I can barely make out the desk top items or the start button. If I look very closely I can see these things.
What can I do to fix this problem?

TIA, Phil
 

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Hi,today my new T480 arrived. And as I started it and set up the brightness to maximum I was a little bit disappointened. It is too dark? My model is the 20L5000GE with WQHD display. (300 ntis??)  I don't know if this is normal or what can I do? Do I have to use the drivers from the lenovo Hompage (I alrady did updated with windows 10 normal update) Should I return it? I really love this laptop. It is so sad that such a perfect laptop or Lenovo in general does not have good display with high brightness?

A:Thinkpad T480 display too dark?

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

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