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Lenovo X1 Carbon 3rd Gen FN +F8 not working in Win 7 Pro

Q: Lenovo X1 Carbon 3rd Gen FN +F8 not working in Win 7 Pro

i have Lenovo X1 carbon 3rd generation win 7 64-bit is installedi am facing the problem with wireless On/off with Fn+ F8 key which is not working and unable to disable/enable it, i updated the hotkey drivers, power managment, chipset, driver and even reinstall the wireless drivers but not work for meplease share the soloution what to do with it .

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Preferred Solution: Lenovo X1 Carbon 3rd Gen FN +F8 not working in Win 7 Pro

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.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

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Hi, I just got the Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon and the Always-on usb does not seem to work. The USB on the right side of the machine works but the left side is unresponsive. I've tried pluging in my phone, a usb reciever for a wireless mouse, and a usb drive. Is there something I need to do to activate the USB port?  

A:Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon Always on USB not working

Hi rtann27
 
I had the same problem, i opened the laptop and saw, that the flat cable leading from the small usb board was not properly conected to the mainboard. A little pressing against the cable solved the problem.
 
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Hope this helps, greets zerosim
 
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Anyone experience issue on the function lock key F8 - Wireless function? All the hotkeys are working fine except for F8 on Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Gen 3 tablet. Tried updating Power Management driver and update hotkeys driver but still not working. Assistance and advice are very much appreciated. Model Type: 20KK

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Hello all,I have a problem with the sim card in my Lenovo x1 carbon. I insert but the option to activate it doesn't appear. I have updated the system and still not working. Model: 20fb003tsp

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I have a Lenovo carbon X1 Gen 6 connected to a Thinkpad USB-C Dock and am unable to get MAC-address passthrough to work inPXE mode. I have enabled MAC-address passthrough in the BIOS and it works in Windows (the MAC-address of the internal NIC is presentedas opposed to the MAC of the dock). However, when PXE booting with a boot image (SCCM) I can see that the internal NIC is disconnected and that the MAC of the dock is active instead which means the task sequence cannot run on the device (since the task sequence is deployed to a collection which contains the MAC of internal NIC). I would appreciate if anyone who has any ideas as to what may be causing this I have looked through the various settings in the BIOS (version Q78) and cannot find anything obvious, has anyone experienced this with the above hardware configuration? Thanks in advance!

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Display issue in Lenovo X1 CarbonDisplay non touch. Native resolution 2560x1440 on ci7 8GB 256GB SSD.When I wake the laptop from sleep/power on/restart it keeps happening for around 5 -10 mins then screen goes to normal.Sometimes screen stays dark but when I move the screen to and fro at different angles at some point display starts working.Though on external display it works fine.Now I would like to ask if any one who has the Idea that? 1. Is it a BAD/loose connection between display cable & mother board or between cable and back side of LCD panel?2. Is it a bad cable itself?3. Is it an issue of faulty LCD panel? or 4. Is it a bad motherboard? Please watch the video for exact issue.

























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Display issue in Lenovo X1 CarbonDisplay non touch. Native resolution 2560x1440 on ci7 8GB 256GB SSD.When I wake the laptop from sleep/power on/restart it keeps happening for around 5 -10 mins then screen goes to normal.Sometimes screen stays dark but when I move the screen to and fro at different angles at some point display starts working.Though on external display it works fine.Now I would like to ask if any one who has the Idea that? 1. Is it a BAD/loose connection between display cable & mother board or between cable and back side of LCD panel?2. Is it a bad cable itself?3. Is it an issue of faulty LCD panel? or 4. Is it a bad motherboard? Please watch the video for exact issue.

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My X1 Carbon 5th Gen type 20HR just updated to windows 10 version 1803 and suddenly the Windows Hello Fingerprint will not work. It appears as if the fingerprint scanner is not on at all. I have tried:1. Checking for windows updates, everything is fully up to date2. Double checked that biometrics are enabled in computer configuration > administrative templates3. Uninstalled fingerprint scanner device and driver with restart None have worked. Any idea? 

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Hi, I was using my laptop audio system, and suddenly they stopped to work (the speakers or if I connect a Headphones). However, if I connect through the HDMI the audio came out on the TV speakers for instance. I already tried to update the driver software and all the things possible... Any suggestion? How should I proceed?  

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Hey all,I've tried pretty much everything I can think of to get my HDMI port working on my X1 Carbon 5th gen (20HR).1. Updated my video driver (currently running 24.20.100.6344 for Intel HD 620)2. Tried different cables3. Tried different monitors and TVs4. Power cycled (obviously)5. Set my display mode to all of the options from Windows + P. My laptop has not once detected that a second screen is attached. I'm considering reinstalling Windows at this point but not quite sure what that would do. My warranty just ran out 3 months ago so sadly I've go no support options from Lenovo it seems (not even speaking with tech support). Any ideas?

A:Lenovo X1 Carbon 5th Gen 20HR - HDMI port not working

I don't really have any ideas, and the link below is for the 6th gen, but does it still apply? https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X1-Carbon-6th-gen-HDMI-not-working/td-p/40915... 

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Hi all,  I've recently upgraded my X1 carbon to Windows 10 and suddenly my mic stopped working. I've tried downloading and installing all the necessary drivers but to no avail. I appreciate all your input.  Thanks all!   

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Lenovo X1 Carbon 2nd gen Left side usb and headphone jack suddenly stopped working. I just used both jack and usb previous day but now they both are not working. Any solutions for this.

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Hi,I have a brand new Carbon X1 5th Gen and just bought the Explorer VR headset. I run Windows 10 with everything updated. I cant get my VR headset to work, as it is complaining about an unsupported driver from Intel. When trying to update it to the one supporting Mixed Reality, its fails during the installation, and refers to Lenovo. Where can I find the supported Intel driver for my X1 Carbon so I can my Lenovo Explorer to work. Its really sad that two products from the same company doesnt seamlessly connect/update so things work.

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Lenovo Gen 4(20FC) Carbon loses audio after Lenovo System Update We have several of the Gen 4 X1 Carbons here at work and they work fine until Lenovo system updates gets run. We have had 4 people run the system updates and now the system has no audio. If you click the audio icon in the try, windows begins diagnosing the system. If you try to install a different driver, it fails with code 1. No matter if you uninstall, reinstall, different versions of the driver....nothing seems to restore the audio. I finally did a system restore to before lenovo system update was run and the audio returned to working. It seems to be a software problem but I would really like to know if there is some way to get it working without having to restore every time someone runs lenovo system update. 

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Hello,    I am looking to replace my aging Lenovo T420S and Lenovo x1 Carbon 1st generation. They have both served me well and I am happy with both.  I like the touch of Carbon but don?t use it that often. The machine will be perosnla machine but will be used for personal and business/work use. I saw the T460S and x1 Yoga yesterday at our IT department. I like the built quality of Lenovo T460S including keyboard but found X1 Yoga to be fragile. I couldn?t get my hands on X1 Carbon 4th generation and found out that it doesn?t have touch anymore. The weight difference is minimal between the three machines and I personally like the weight, feel and ruggedness of Lenovo T460S. Bottom line is does anyone have experience with these three machines? I can afford to replace only one machine now and it will be fully loaded (i7, 16GB and 1Tb PCIe-NVME drive). Is x1 Yoga rugged and reliable? The difference between X1 Carbon 4th Gen and T460S seems minimal. Thank You!Subhash

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I need to know how to install the finger tactile and where to find the program. thank you in advance javier

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Hier j'ai éteint mon pc a la batterie pleine, aujourd'hui il ne reponds plus même si je le charge !Je suis photographe et j'ai TOUTES les photos d'un mariages d'une cliente dans le pc.Comment recuperer mes documents ?Si je l'envoye en reparation vont-ils supprimer mes documents ?   

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Hi I am undecided between purchasing Lenovo X1 carbon 5th Gen or 6th Gen. I must have a 4G LTE as I travel a lot . There is a waiting time for 3-4 weeks to get a 6th Generataion compared to 1-2 days for 5th Generation Is there a big difference in terms of performance and battery life between this two ie worth waiting 4 weeks for a 6th Gen Thank you

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Hello,in my company I am connected per LAN and WLAN, interchanging. When I am out, the laptop automatically changes to LTE and gets the signal too. It seems to be connected.However, there is no internet connection.I tried disabling/enabling Cellular, I checked the Network Connection Properties (IP4/6), I tried ipconfig /release and /renew.Only reboot seems to help.It happens also when going from my home, where I am only connected via WLAN. All drivers are up to date, I checked manually over Lenovo page. Also I installed Windows 10 anew, the problem presented itself before and after the new installation of Windows. Windows 10 Windows Update state is about 2-3 weeks old. The problem did not exist from the beginning, it only began some time in the fall, if I am not mistaken, so I am suspecting the last Windows 10 Upgrade (Fall Creators Update). Any ideas, anything known? Thank you

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Hey everyone. I was looking to buy a new laptop this year after using my MBP for like 7 years now. After making a long term decision of not buying the newest 6g X1 Carbon because there are still some things that trouble me a little, i've listed some improvements i think that need to be made before i can consider this the perfect laptop it almost could have been (in order of importance):change aspect ratio (something like 3:2)improve reflection on HDR screenmake machines compatible out of the box with widespread linux distros like ubuntu out of the box (no driver issues, no deep sleep bugs,...)option for no fingerprint reader (it kills the design a little bit and there are some people who still dont use it at all; i know you can deactivate it)updated webcam (could be considered an important thing for some business people if you ask me)updated speakers; the ones being used now are on the low end of "OK" and i think there is def some room to upgrade even if its not designed as a media deviceof course if possible id love to see some graphics and RAM upgrades aswell but for a notebook as thin as this one i think those specs might need to suffice for another 2-3 generations.et another thing about blowing air outside the right side where your mouse potentially is could get a rework aswell.let me know what you think; obviously everyone has different wants and needs for a machine but if the maxed out or even just standard device is that expensive some of those suggestions above could ... Read more

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I recently acquired what I believe is the 2nd generation X1 Carbon (the one with the i7 4600U in it anyway), however the fan seems very loud and intrusive. Is there anything that I can do about this?

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I have been buying X1 carbons since gen 1 and I just recieved 5 Gen 4 carbons.  We image all our X1's prior to deployment and I am disapointed that they are no longer including the eithernet dongle with the laptop and they changed the port to the a new onelink plus so none of my old dongles will work.  I have a couple of lenovo USB dongles that I use to use to image the gen 1 X1 carbons.  I am tying to use the usb dongle but it doesn't get regconized by the bios.  Any ideas?  I have orderned the a new onelink plus adapter but they are back ordered everywhere and I have 5 X1's I need to get imaged. Thanks,

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Dear Lenovo Community, I recently bought a refurbished X1 Carbon 3rd gen Laptop from an polish reseller. The build-in keyboard has british layout - well not really though. Wikipedia says that british keyboards are in qwerty layout. My Laptop however, has the Y and Z keys switched. Can you tell me, what keyboard I'm using? Would be helpful to know which keyboard layout to select with my next Linux Debian install. Kind regards, Dennis

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Hi guys,I've a Lenovo X1 Carbon with Intel CPU 6th generation with an Intel Graphics UHD 620 with Windows 10 updated and also BIOS updated.  It does not work well with Thunderbolt 3 -> DisplayPort 4k Monitor. It connects sometimes, but most part of the times, it does not work. Sometimes it works, sometimes not, and it keeps not detecting the 4k monitor. Any clue? Almost every morning, I spent like 1 hour trying to make it work! I tried several drivers from Intel also. Until now, I did not have any luck.I'm able to help to troubleshoot the problem, if any of developers need, just contact me. Any ideas to solve my problem? Thank you!

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Hi, i just bought a new Carbon X1 but the fingerprint sensor doens't work. I think it did work (something happened) before i installed the updates that it wanted me to do right away but couldn't be certain.I've not used windows for a lot of years (this has win 10 Pro) so its all a bit of a mystery. There are lots of suggestions on the internet that it was the updates that caused the problem "Windows Hello is not available for this device" (or something to that effect). I have tried some of them but got nowhere, except i uninstalled and reinstalled the driver and now its worse (has a yellow triangle error next to it in device manager).Question is what do i do about it. its a mission to take it back to where i bought it, though i can. Suggestions?

A:Lenovo Carbon X1 (4thgen)

See if this document will help you, otherwise contact Lenovo support for assistance, and if they cannot fix the problem, I would return the laptop.https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/ht104227

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I recently acquired what I believe is the 2nd generation X1 Carbon (the one with the i7 4600U in it anyway), however the fan seems very loud and intrusive. Is there anything that I can do about this?

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Hi, I am trying to install a SIM card for my new X1 Carbon 6th gen with product number 20KH007BMX but Windows 10 does not seem to recognize this and says "Insert SIM". I heard from a collegue that has the same model that the hardware is there but that there are no drivers yet to support this. Can someone bring lights on this? As from the specs on the psref site, it´s a bit unclear if it´s the SIM or SIM card reader that´s not included http://psref.lenovo.com/Detail/ThinkPad/ThinkPad_X1_Carbon_6th_Gen?M=20KH007B%2B%2B

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Hi,I have A second gen X1 carbon with an INtel ssd (180go).I see many topics for this subject.But i'm a little afraid to buy the wrong ssd.Can you confirm that's this model is the correct one?https://www.amazon.fr/Crucial-CT500MX500SSD4-interne-MX500-500Go/dp/B077SQ8J1V/ref=dp_ob_title_ceThank's a lot!

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I'm trying to ascertain the warranty status of my Lenovo X1 Carbon, which was purchased second hand recently here in the UK. Inputting the serial number into the online system suggests that the machine still has warranty until 28/01/2019. But since I am not the original owner, will I still be covered by this warranty? I had thought that the warranty goes with the machine, until checking over the phone earlier today, when the agent suggested that I would need the original invoice/proof of purchase to be covered by the warranty. I had not thought that this was the case, and that I did not need documentation to claim the warranty. Could someone clarify this issue for me please? I have been trying to contact Lenovo by phone again for confirmation but their system appears to be down (I just get cut off every time).

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Hey, I saw that intel has made a m.2 ssd with size of 1TB name of it is Intel 540 M.2 SSD 1TB so i wanna know will this ssd even work on the x1 carbon 3rd gen 20BS??? /Thanks

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Hi, I just got new X1C 5th gen 2 days ago. Yesterday i have installed it and used for the night. Everything was fine.This morning when i press the power button it is not starting at all.Tried to do "Reset" with a small hole it has. After resetting, when i press the power button, it turns lights on for a 1 second then again shuts down completely.I have it fully charged as the light seen as Green.I also see the ThinkPad's "i" as on, as it looks like in sleep mode.Really upset about this. Any idea? any Known issues?Thanks

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Hi All I have just updated the Bios on my 2016 Lenovo X1 Carbon and now the splash screen which normally shows Lenovo in all black with white text has now got a RED box around the Lenovo text. Anyone else have this? Type: 20FB-003TUK (6th Gen) Regards Stu

A:Lenovo X1 Carbon 2016

Yeah, it change with a new logo.u can check the change log (New) Updated the logo screen at start up.support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/Laptops-and-netbooks/ThinkPad-X-Series-laptops/ThinkPad-X1-Carbon-... I'm a ThinkPad fans, and a Chinese Lenovo employee. My English is not good. That's all.

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Hello everybody, is there anybody that has upgraded his 3rd Gen X1 Carbon to a 1TB ssd? I'm running out of place and would like to have a bigger ssd and do not know which one I could use. I tried reading in the forums, but was not able to find out which SSD would work. Somehow NVMe is not supported, it has to be a PCIe SSD (I think), but I'm not too familiar with these things. I looked at the new Samsung SM961 1TB that is just coming out, would that be able to work?The specs are here: https://gzhls.at/blob/ldb/c/4/4/9/618ff48c1c0dc799c9442fd598fa06935527.pdf Any help would be deeply appreciated.Regards,Jochen

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x1 wont start. Only green LED next to charging port. Any help??? 1. Tried another power adapter2. Reset from bottom side3. Disconnect everything, only dc jack, lcd and keyboard connected but no luck

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I just bought used x1 carbon gen 2 from a lady on craiglist. She said it just need ssd for she have it took off the ssd for her personal info.  I turned it on. It goes to bios, it tell me the system info and all.  While I wa driving home I was playing around with it and hit memtest.  I tried to quit the process but it freezes there.  I waited couple of minute and still freeze so I had to force shut down it.  When I turned it back on. It just blank screen but lights are on. The light still going on and off then stays on. Even the touchpad on the very top where F key are still on.  Then randomly shut off by itself.   I tried: using external monitor - no luckI disconnected power adaptor and battery and hold power button for 30 -60 sec still no luck. I disconnected cmos battery for 1 min still no luck. I pressed the reset button underneath where you use paper clip and still no luck.  I thinking probably since I force shutdown while it doing it memtest which it freezes it cause the laptop black screen ?  Or it really has bad mobo to begin with?  I been trying to contact the lady and she never response back.  Any other test to make sure it?s a mobo problem before I toss it away? I spent $100 for it.... 

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Hi, I bought my laptop with windows 7 pro , later i requested for windows 10 pro recovery and lenovo sent to me a 16GB USB recovery drive containing windows 10 pro version. Problem i am facing it i can not boot my laptop from this USB. As i checked there are window 10 pro files in USB but i can not see an iso image in the USB , and when i go to my system bios option make usb as first bootable device then boot the system it do not recognize that a bootable usb exits or boots from it. Kindly supportSnapshot of files in USB is attached

























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A:Lenovo X1 Carbon 3rd gen not booting from the Wind...

Boot into the BIOS.  Hit F9 to reset defaults.  Then, under startup, change to UEFI only.  Reboot.  Hit enter when you see tha splash screen, then F12.  Boot foom USB.

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My Lenovo X1 Carbon with Ubuntu release 17.10 has started blinking two weeks ago. Once every five minutes, something that looks like an other (almost transparent) screen appears for a very small fraction of time. Immediately after this happens, the screen blinks (gets black) , also in this case for a tiny fraction of time. In some cases, before the screen blinks it seems to shift from left to right.  Sometimes, it starts doing this thing more frequently (about once every 3 seconds for one or two minutes). I can not relate this to any of my actions. I can't find a better way to describe the problem, hope this gives an idea. Has anyone any suggestion for  at least trying to solve this problem? Thank you in advance.

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Hey everyone! I just picked up 2nd Gen X1 Carbon from a friend who bought it new and only used a few times.  After installing and getting things going, I was rather surprised on the performance of this notebook.  I can't multitask one bit without the cpu and memory hitting 95-100% and freezing up.  The machine is really slugish and slow.  I had a couple of apps running on it along with 3-4 chrome windows and I was hitting 95% memory utilization.  The CPU on this is 2.49GHz and the memory is only 4GB and I was thinking it over before buying on whether the memory was enough, seems like it's not. I read on a few other board posts that the memory is soldered on to the board.  Has anyone every successfully and affortabily swapped out the board with something of higher performance and more memory (8-12GB)? If there's no solution, I'll have to sell this one off and buy another one. I really love the sleek design of the carbon, so I would probably fork out the cash for a Gen 3/4 X1. Thanks!Dan  

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Hello. My laptop behaves as if that my shift key is pressed... I turned off sticky keys and permanently turned it off too.. it didn't work. I checked with on screen keyboard an the on screen keyboard has same problem.. I tried enabling disbaling all serices did a diagnostic startup, normal startup. Had the same problem.. I tried to go into safe mode but I can't select safe mode..Also this problem clears up sometimes... And sometimes not. It works sometimes and sometimes it doesnt.. Like it works once then when i want to test it again after restart the problem pops up once again. I can't afford a new laptop so i have to fix this to squeeze out as much life this laptop has..AIso i tested my laptop keyboard had the same problem occur. And i also deleted mouse and keyboard drivers and i restarted the computer same problem occured. I don't know a fix to this i hope the leveno community knows. -Cheers, PrimeGDLaptop : Leveno Thinkpad X1 Carbon - Third GenCPU: i7 3667UGPU: Intel HD Graphics 4000Storage: 256GB SSDRAM: 4GB DDR3

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hello,,i try to find the driver for lenovo x1 carbon driver " sms/mms " or sim card driver it seems not listed or missing can any one expert tell me this driver

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