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Thinkpad T470 20HD Type - Ram issue

Q: Thinkpad T470 20HD Type - Ram issue

I have a new T470 20HD type laptop and have purchased identical 16GB RAM to replace the original 8GB pair. I have replaced the RAM but in the BIOS and on the operating system it only shows 24GB? I have checked the processor and it is able to handle a pair of 16GB RAM modules uptp 32GB and I have also checked the lenovo website and the motherboard/configuration can handle 32GB RAM max. Any on egot any ideas why it only shows 24GB?? OS: Windows 10 ProIntel i7-7500U - 7th Generationintegral 16GB Module x2

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So I jumped out to the T470 20HD downloads and noticed BIOS version available is now 1.43. I currently have in my downloads version 1.44, I've searched and have not found a reason for this. Does anybody know why this was pulled? DETAILS1.44      (N1QUJ13W)  1.44 (N1QET69W)      1.30 (N1QHT48W)   01    2017/12/25<1.44> UEFI: 1.44 / ECP: 1.30- [Important] Enhancement to address CVE-2017-5715.- (Fix) Fix an issue where user cannot enter Bitlocker Pin code by using Bloomberg 4 keyboard.- (Fix) Fix an issue where system cannot boot with USB 3.0 Ethernet adapter or ThinkPad Docks        with USB Ethernet device.- (Fix) Fix an issue where Operating System cannot recognize custom ACPI Table.- (Fix) Fix an issue where Wireless LAN connection is not recovered after restart or        hibernation when Wireless Auto Disconnection is set to Enabled.- (Fix) Fix an issue where system does not boot from LAN by Intel AMT. Thanks,Bob













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A:T470 20HD BIOS Recalled?

Update was pulled on Intel's request, as new CPU microcode make system unstable. More information below:https://support.lenovo.com/uu/en/solutions/len-18282

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Hello, Samsung 970 is the best SSD in the market and it cost me 460 Euro to buy the Samsung 970 Evo NVMe M.2 SSD 2TB  in order to make my T470 20HD achive Read/Write 3.500 and 2.500 MBps. But this expensive SSD is running half of its speed on T470 20HD read and write 1748 and 1685 MBps. While most Laptops with Intel dual core ( https://www.userbenchmark.com/  )  with Samsung 970 Evo they got ( read and write speeds: 3.500 and 2.500 MBps respectively).   T470 20HD read and write 1748 and 1685 MBps.   From Lenovo website I bought this (Tray 1 for ThinkPad M.2 SSD drive Cost: Euro 30):   I am not fine with T470 20HD half speeds of read and write 1748 and 1685 MBps.Looking forward to hearing from youthank you in advanced.

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Hi guys, Is this temperature normal? (see picture) It's heating so much to the point that I can no longer use the keyboard. I was just working on emails. Using it only for 1 week. Any advice? Does my laptop qualify for a replacement if it heats alot?

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Hello, any help appreciated. About a week ago the sound on my X1 Carbon 4th Gen (Type 20FB, 20FC) Laptop (ThinkPad) changed. Just turned on one day and it sounded completely different.  It sounds very echo like (like you were in a big cave listening).  1) If I listen to a song I've listened to a 100 times on this laptop, now it sounds live all the levels are off (same whether Youtube, Spotify, Music player, etc). The backing track seems louder and main vocals seem a bit lost in the mix. 2) Watching sport on the laptop now, the crowd often is louder than the commentary. Or a movie, the main dialogue is harder to hear against background noise. I changed no settings and cannot see/find any equalisers/settings that can or will alter it.  If I use headphones, everything sounds as normal. It's just using external speaker sound. Any ideas? It sounds really bad. Thanks in advance.

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Hello, any help appreciated. About a week ago the sound on my X1 Carbon 4th Gen (Type 20FB, 20FC) Laptop (ThinkPad) changed. Just turned on one day and it sounded completely different.  It sounds very echo like (like you were in a big cave listening).  1) If I listen to a song I've listened to a 100 times on this laptop, now it sounds like all the levels are off (same whether Youtube, Spotify, Music player, etc). The backing track seems louder and main vocals seem a bit lost in the mix. 2) Watching sport on the laptop now, the crowd often is louder than the commentary. Or a movie, the main dialogue is harder to hear against background noise. I changed no settings and cannot see/find any equalisers/settings that can or will alter it.  If I use headphones, everything sounds as normal. It's just using external speaker sound. Any ideas? It sounds really bad. Thanks in advance.

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My original 45W slim connector charger failed and I decided I wanted to try charging with the Type-C port, which was on option when I originally configured the laptop. I purchased a Karstcave wall charger which claims to be able to charge 61W using all the following protocols PD3.0 / PD2.0 / QC 3.0 / QC 2.0 / FCP / PE2.0 / BC1.2. However when I plug it in to the type C port, I get an error that the power delivery of the charger is insufficient for the laptop (It was only consuming 8W at the time). This is silly since techically this charger is more powerful than the previous one I had. The battery indicator also showed that neither battery was being charged. The charger is listed for PD delivery at: 5V/3A, 7V/3A, 9V/3A, 12V/3A, 15V/3A, 20.3V/3AWhat is going wrong in this setup? Is there somewhere I can enable type-C charging? I can't even find a way to know what power level the charger negotiated with the laptop. Does the T470 follow a particular protocol or is it proprietary?

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Hello: I'd like to buy a 16 GB (2 x 8GB) RAM kit for my ThinkPad T470 (SKU # 20JM000CUS) Is this Crucial SKU compatible:CT2K8G4SFS824Ahttp://www.crucial.com/usa/en/ct2k8g4sfs824aDDR4 PC4-19200 ? CL=17 ? Single Ranked ? x8 based ? Unbuffered ? NON-ECC ? DDR4-2400 ? 1.2V ? 1024Meg x 64 ? I searched but I couldn't find any compatibility information for the T470 on the Crucial website. Thanks in advance

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Hi everyone,
 
I recently got the T470 and it's a great product. I however have problems with my the connecting to the internet with the SIM.
 
I installed Fibocom L831-EAU WWAN module to my T470, problem is my laptop is detected my sim card only in the first time im insert the sim card, and it's all, can not detect sim card anymore. The message displayed is: Insert Sim, my sim card still working fine with another 4g devices, i try to change another sim card but got the same result.
i try to run command: netsh mbn sh int
here the information:
 
There is 1 interface on the system:
Name : CellularDescription : Fibocom L831-EAUGUID : {3283C712-D22A-4F38-ACB9-063548EF9C1C}Physical Address : bc:90:b2:******State : Not connectedDevice type : Mobile Broadband device is embedded in the systemCellular class : GSMDevice Id : 862727030******Manufacturer : FIBOCOMModel : Fibocom L831-EAUFirmware Version : L831_V2E.0C.00.16Provider Name :Roaming : Not roamingSignal : 0%RSSI / RSCP : 0 (-113 dBm)
anybody know why my laptop can not detect my sim card?
thanks.

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Hiya guys, I've recently bought a Lenovo Thinkpad T470, and all works fine. What I would like to know, If I can upgrade that Notebook with an hdd drive beside a 512 GB Solid State Drive, PCIe-NVMe OPAL2.0. thanks 

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I have disabled the adaptive display option on both my settings and the Intel graphics control panel, and yet my brightness still changes without my input. Any solutions?

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I have disabled the adaptive display option on both my settings and the Intel graphics control panel, and yet my brightness still changes without my input. Any solutions?

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Is it normal for a Thinkpad T470 to drain battery after it has been shut down completely? I first observed this after not using the notebook for about a week. After switching it back on, the external battery had lost more than 10% charge, while the internal battery's value hadn't changed. Curiously, while using the notebook, this behavior is reversed, i.e. the internal battery is discharged first. Things I tried so far: Disabled Wake-on-LANDisabled USB chargeDisabled Thunderbolt deviceDisabled the fingerprint readerDisabled Fast BootDisabled all wake events and timersChanged power planPerformed a full shutdown via shutdown -sUpdated BIOS and Embedded Controller to latest version availableResetting Windows to factory defaults I also ejected the external battery and disabled the internal battery before shutting down to make sure that they don't discharge by themselves. However, no drain occurred under this condition. Effectively, none of these options have helped. The external battery still loses approximately 2% charge every 24 hours.

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Hi, the monitor of my notebook, during the switching from the first battery to second battery (power bridge technology), goes blank for 1/2 seconds because the refresh rate of monitor changes from 60 Hz to 48 Hz. I tried to set the refresh rate rate on 60 Hz but the problem persits. Thanks in advance. 

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I just bought my lenovo thinkpad t470 thinking that it would be a beast of a machine. But to my dismay, the touchpad stopped working and i have to attach a mouse to use the system. Is there any solution to it. This is pathetic to be honest

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Hello everyone, I have 5 new T470p laptops. After the update and first restart, all the 5 laptops stop at this point (To interrupt nprmal startup, press enter) and do not continue booting to the OS. so every time, I have to shut them down by the pressing the shutdown buttons and then they boot to the OS but after i do restart again for 3 times, again they stop at the same point (To interrupt nprmal startup, press enter). any insight for the problem??? thanks in advance

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Hi all. New to the forum but have a quick question on the thinkpad t470s. I am looking to upgrade the ram from the 8 gig currently in it and replce the 4 gig module with a 16 gig one to max it out. Can anyone give me pointers on which module i should be buying for the 16 gig module. I was hoping to find locally at best buy but unfortunately they do not have 16 gig modules. Any input would be greatly appreciated. 

A:Need Advice on Upgrading RAM on Thinkpad T470

Hello and welcome,
 
I've moved your post to the T-series forum.
 
Your subject says T470 but the message body says - and implies - T470s.  I think you already know that one module is soldered and one socketed, but just checking...
 
Both base specs say "2400MHz DDR4".  I'd be inclined to go to a reputable vendor's site (Crucial for instance - not pushing them...)  and use their memory finder for specifics.  In the hopefully unlikely event of compatibility issues you'd have that to fall back on for a return.
 
Probably not necessary, but it's not a bad idea to pull the specs of the soldered module and try to match those exactly.
 
Z.

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Hello All!I just bought a T470 notebook with 8GB of RAM. Turns out that I'm going to need more RAM so I would like to upgrade to 32GB. Would installing 2 units of "16GB DDR4 2133MHz SoDIMM" work? Thank you! 

A:Need Advice on Upgrading RAM on Thinkpad T470

Hi Loungepuppy,Warm Greetings & welcome to Lenovo Community, happy to have you here.
 
It depends upon your requirement ideally you will need a same kind (like frequency, type, size) of RAM in both slots to achieve a dual channel configuration.
Therefore, you can either install an 8GB stick to the existing configuration or go ahead with even 16GB stick aswell.
 
Edit- This system does support 32GB max 2400MHz DDR4 (source)
 
I hope the above information helped you.
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 just got my T470 laptop a few weeks ago and it's already having problems with maintaining a stable connection to the wifi. When I run the troubleshooter, I always get the error message "The connection between your access point, router, or cable modem and the internet is broken" and "The default gateway is not available." Is there any way to fix this? I've tried installing new drivers from lenovo and almost all the solutions found online, but none of them are working.

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Hello , i bought my laptop some weeks ago, but i am facing one problem with the touchpad. Sometimes is working, and then stops working at all ,and with reboot sometimes comes back and some other not. The trackpad is working very good with the buttons of the touchpad. I found that if i will go to device manager and i will delete/unistall the touchpad (synaptics pointing device) then the mouse is working perfectly until the next reboot, when will be automatically installed the latest driver from windows or from update manager of lenovo, so i think that is not hardware problem. I have the latest original drivers on the pc, installed from the site of lenovo. Also i saw on the settings that the touchpad is enabled. Please i need some help regarding this issue.

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Hi there, I was wondering whether I could replace my Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265 on my T470 with another WIFI adapter. I have heard that there is a whitelist on the adapters that can be used. Some say newer models don't have it but I'm not sure, and I wouldn't want to buy a WIFI card just for it not to work.I was looking forward to a BCM94352Z. Would that be compatible? Sould it be an m.2 half size PCIe card? Thanks in advance for the feedback.

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Hello guys,I have a T470 Thinpad 20HE but the fingerprint reader no longer works. It is dead and I am convinced it is a hardware problem since the device no longer shows up in device manager and not detected in BIOS. My question for you guys is wether it is possible to replace the Fingerprint reader with a new one or is it married to the motherbord of my computer and can't be replaced.Thnaks a lot

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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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Hi all, I recently purchased a lenovo thinkpad t470. after the first boot setup, i can no longer boot the computer again because it always stucks at the Lenovo screen (it doesn't have the loading circle under the lenovo simble). I wonder if anyone has encounter the same problem and have any idea on how to solve this issue ? Any help would be greatly appreciated

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Hi all,I have a ThinkPad T470 and a Pro Dock 90W and I'm trying to use 2 different monitor in the same time using Display Port + DVI-D but I can use only 1 at a time (it works only using VGA + Display Port). Is there some way to solve this problem? Any firmware update? many thanks Cheers

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Hi everybody,i got stuck with my Lenovo T470. I often have issues to boot.Sometimes one reboot is enough, other times it takes 5-10 reboots to get the system started.I'm more successful, when the power plug is plugged in or the computer is in the dockingstation.I tested it under Windows10 only, dual-boot Windows10 and Ubuntu16.04.02 with grub2 and a bootable USB-Stick with Ubuntu16.04.02.There are different points to get stuck while booting.1. Windows10 - Windows Boot Manager1.1. Get stuck at Lenovo screen, without anything moving.1.2. Get stuck at Lenovo screen, Microsoft points are moving in a circle.1.3. Get stuck at Lenovo screen, with Automatic Repair.2. Dual-boot - Windows10 Ubuntu16.042.1 same as Windows10 above2.2 Get Stuck after grub2 boot menu, while trying to load initramfs.Attempted solutions:1. Grub2 update and reinstall grub2 under Ubuntu2. Ubuntu boot repair yannubuntu3. Install brand new Windows10 via usb stick with GPT-table4. Windows 10 Update 01.05.20175. Bios Update6. Install all lenovo drivers manually7. Install lenovo drivers automatically via Lenovo System Update8. Install lenovo drivers automatically via Lenovo Companion9. Lenovo Diagnostics Version 03.10.001 - all tests passedIf you need further informations, please let me know.What else can I do, before i need to contact the support ? System Information:Special Settings: Bios Secure boot disabled, UEFI only, no CSM, fast startup disabled. Different settings tested without success.*Model: Lenovo T470 ... Read more

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Hi Lenovo, I have a strange issue with the USB-C Dock  If I plug-in my Logitech G502 mouse then it will work for a minute and then randomly hangs and freezes. If I plug-in the mouse directly into my Lenovo T470 then everything works fine What I've tried: - Update of Intel Chipset Driver- Update of Firmware (of Laptop and Docking Station)- Restart of laptop many times- Swap of docking station (exact same model)- Reinstall of Intel(R) USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Driver- Remove of device via device manager- Remove of Logitech G Software (and reinstall)  It doesn't matter where I plug the mouse into the docking station it will freeze after a minute for about 30 seconds. Then it will work again for 30 seconds and then freeze forever.  Laptop is connected via USB-C cable to the rear USB-C port of th dock so that the battery will be charged as well. Regards, Alex

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Hello everyone, I just got a new thinkpad t470 and am very happy with it except that the removable battery won't charge. The battery indicator in windows says: Dattery 1: %0 and chargingDattery 2: %100 and fully charged Lenovo vantage shows the following: I tried turning it on and off and removing the baterry,I reinstalled Lenovo Vantage,I used lenovo selution center but came up with nothing. In the beginning it also gave me popups saying that battery 2 wasn't recognized and lenovo vantage woud show 'error' in the details of battery 2 but that went away after the reboots. any suggestions on what I could do? thanks

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I have recently purchased a Thinkpad with a 256gb ssd m.2 model SSDPEKKF256GL (Intel drive). I can not find much of any information on this drive. Can someone suggest an equivalant 512gb m.2 replacement drive so I can go look and and purchase ?Thanks

A:Thinkpad T470 SSD M.2 256gb upgrade to 512gb

Hi seabirdwt,Warm Greetings & welcome to Lenovo Community, happy to have you here.
 
Below M.2 SSDs are tested by Lenovo to work with your system: 

00UP435            512G,M.2,2280,PCIe3x4,INTEL,OPAL
00UP437            512G,M.2,2280,PCIe3x4,SAM,OPAL
00UP622            512G,M.2,2280,PCIe3x4,TOS,OPAL
00UP642            512G,M.2,2280,PCIe3x4,TOS,OPAL

For complete list please have a look on T470 FRU BOM list 
 
I hope the above information helped you.
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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Hello, I'm ising ThinkPad T470 Model.There is no sound from speakers since the 1st launch, headphones are working Ok.Tried a lot of things, installed the latest sound card drivers, tried to reset every setting related to speakers, nothing helped so far. In the system everything is Ok and working, also when I open sound options  and launch for example youtube video, it shows that speakers are working and sound scale is moving but there is no sound. When I plug headphones, sound works.Any suggestions/ideas ?













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A:Lenovo Thinkpad T470 - No sound from speakers.

Found a solution in the similar topic.Here it is:Downloaded the "Hotkey Features Integration" software from the Lenovo support site, installed, hit the mute hot key twice (mute on and mute off) et voila - audio from the built in speakers. Didn't even need a reboot.Worked for me, thanks amelmoe

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Is there a stylus that works with the 2017 touchscreen version of the Thinkpad T470? Any info would be gratefully accepted. Nik

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Since the last few days, when even I type letter "a" on my keyboard, automatically, I get "\;lkjfds" and also disables mute function and also cannot type number "1" as it opens windows, files and folders instead of number 1. I tried updating everything including driver unstalled and reinstalled but problem continues. All my software is upto date.  The thinkpad is just around 6 month old.  Help me to  how to solve this problem. 

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Planning to upgrade the T470 with an SSD and trying to decide between  Samsung 850 EVO 250GB 2.5-Inch SATA III Internal SSD: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00OAJ412U  For an extra $86, I could get this drive, adapter and cable:Samsung 960 EVO Series - 250GB PCIe NVMe - M.2 Internal SSD (MZ-V6E250BW)https://www.amazon.com/Samsung-960-EVO-Internal-MZ-V6E250BW/dp/B01LYFKX41 https://lenovo.encompass.com/item/11093685/Lenovo/01AX994/Ct470_Adapter_Hdd_Asm_Brackethttps://lenovo.encompass.com/item/11093086/Lenovo/00UR496/Cable_M.2_Ssd Apparently, the 960 EVO would give me about 2 to 3 times faster performance than the SATA SSD. Which one would you guys choose if it were you considering the usage is mainly coding and watching videos? Any insights would be great. Thank you. 

A:SATA or PCIe NVMe SSD for Thinkpad T470?

Yoga2Pro_23 wrote:...
Which one would you guys choose if it were you considering the usage is mainly coding and watching videos? Any insights would be great. Thank you. 

That depends.  Are we spending your money or mine?
 
Given your use case I'd probably use the extra $ to go with a 500GB 2.5" SSD.  Then again, I'm a spec snob and might not be able to resist the NVMe drive.
 
As you've already figured out, the 470 only uses 2 PCIe lanes so that limits the NVMe SSD to something like 1700MB/sec.  The SATA unit would be more like 500MB/sec or so.  In practice, you'd probably never notice a difference.
 
FWIW,
Z.

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Hi, please help dummy blondie with connecting external monitor with Lenovo HDMI connector to T470 THINK PAD. WIndows detected external connector and installed drivers however monitor does not appear to be detected. Please help, thanks!

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I am looking into buying an used Thinkpad T470 online code 20JN0009US that according to the description comes with an "ABNT w/ " keyboard. My personal preference is the US keys / layout. Do you know if the keyboards are compatible? Could I order a replacement US keyboard part and replace the existing BR one easily? Thanks!

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Hi, Yesterday I got an update (Integrated IR Camera Firmware Update Utility for Windows 10 (64-bit) - ThinkPad 25, T470 ver.0020.).After this update camera won't work. I reinstalled first all driver from Lenovo(rollback , complete uninstall ) site after that i reinstalled Windows 10 from 1511 to the newest version(1803) first just ISO from Microsoft after that i requested a recovery disk in the lenovo USB Creator tool.Camera has every permission(Windows Settings - Privacy / Antivirus software) Nothing changed. After BIOS downgrade and reupdate changed nothing too.The Problem was already known with a T570 but the sulotion was't helpful for me.(https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/Thinkpad-T570-Cannot-get-Windows-Hello-I...) Hardver in Device manager and BIOS seems functional but Softwares can't reach it.(Screenshot in attachment) Some information:Laptop T470 HD20BIOS:  LENOVO N1QET76W (1.51 ), 5/18/2018Camera id em70.inf:USB\VID_04F2&PID_B5AC&MI_00,SPUVCb.Device_x64.NTamd64Container id: {00000000-0000-0000-ffff-ffffffffffff} Fimware update worked also not well because most i got an error "no match // or // no device found" Any Idea? Thank you    

A:Thinkpad T470 Cannot get Windows Hello IR Camera to Work

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A ThinkPad T470 I ordered has been delayed a couple of times and will be reaching on Monday. Luckily, a friend is leaving on Friday and could bring the laptop to me.There are plenty of posts about how efficient the 8th generation i5 processors would be.. Being so close to the T480 release, bothers me. If it was the same situation six months ago, I wouldn't have bothered obviously.Lenovo's return policy is designed to make people hold onto their laptops.. ? (15% restocking fee and return shipping is on the buyer)This is the configuration I ordered:https://i.imgur.com/17wYqub.pngAnd intend to upgrade the HDD with a Samsung 860 EVO 500 GB and memory with a Crucial 16 GB dual rank memory stick. http://www.crucial.com/usa/en/ct16g4sfd824aIf anything, the laptop will be delivered on Monday and I could start using it in a week's time and but don't have any idea when I would receive the T480 in my hands!Any thoughts would be awesome. Thank you, as always.

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A:Dock pro 40A5 is it compatible with ThinkPad t470

Sorry is the T470 work with the docking station pro 40A5?

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Do the ThinkPad T470 use the same docking station of the ThinkPad T440

A:ThinkPad T470 docking stations compatibility

All docking stations for T440 are compatible with T470.Follow this guide:https://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/options_iso/ocm_october_2017_revised.xlsx

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Hi all, I work IT for a US HQ company and we have a user in our smaller London office who has a T470 and he is trying to connect 2 external displays to it.  Both displays are Dell P2210 https://noteboox.de/mediafiles/Sonstiges/Dell-Professional-P2210-Users-Guide.pdf which have 1 VGA, 1 DVI-D and one DIsplayPort. We don't have any T470's here in US that I can test to replicate his issue on. The T470 has an HDMI port and a USB-C port. He currently has one of the monitors successfully connected via a HDMI(male) to VGA(F) adapter. When he tries to connect his 2nd monitor via the USB-C the PC will not detect it. He is using a USB-C to DIsplayPort cable  USB Type C(Thunderbolt 3) to DisplayPort [email protected] UHD 6 Feet CableFrom all I have read on this machine, it should be able to use the USB-C and HDMI port at the same time for video. I don't want to just tell him to go get a different cable, as I'm not sure if there's something I'm missing here.The T470 does support video over USB-C am I correct? All the specs sheet says on the 470 is "Lenovo USB-C to VGA adapter, optional." This is not very helpful and does not specify if it will support video over other means, nor if this "Lenovo adapter" is a converter or simply an adapter.  Can someone please help me pinpoint where my issue might be? Thanks.

A:Cannot use external monitor on USB-C port (ThinkPad T470)

I'm having the same problem with that dock on x1 Carbons. What's odd is that the computer thinks the second monitor is working fine. If I Remte Desktop into the computer I can use the second monitor fine. The Monitor even wakes up when the computer boots but then displays 'no signal detected' after searching it's available ports.

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Hello everyone,as the subject says i'm looking for the italian release date of the new ThinkPad t470.i couldn't find this information anywhere else, i even called lenovo customer support but they couldn't help me! Any info about this would be very appreciated. Thank you in advance,best regards

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