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Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 11e Screen Blacks Out

Q: Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 11e Screen Blacks Out

I haven't seen any topics that seem to quite replicate the specific problem I have, so here I am.Without warning, the screen of my Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 11e tablet-notebook will turn black. It appears to be an "active" black rather than the screen turning wholly off. The rest of the computer is working normally during these times: audio carries on, keyboard and mouse input function, and nothing else seems to shut down or turn off. Keyboard, mouse, or touchscreen input causes the screen to return to normal briefly, but the only way to make it stop happening for sure is to restart the computer. I don't think it's connected to sleep functions, given that it happens while I'm actively using the computer.I don't know exactly why this happens, but it usually happens after long periods of use. At least once it has happened within an hour or so of being turned on for the first time that day, but I had a great deal of Chrome tabs open and that may have been similarly taxing. While this problem is not exactly disastrous, it is pretty annoying and well outside the acceptable boundaries of computer behavior, especially for a device I have had for only a few months. I would greatly appreciate help in rectifying this problem.

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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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Hi all, Recently bought a Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 14 (20DM) with Windows 10. But randomly the screen is flickering for a few seconds, then is back to normal. If a connect the HDMI to a TV, the laptop screen is flickering while the TV is working fine. I already updated Windows and all the drivers. Any idea or suggestion? Thanks and regards,Jose

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My laptop's screen is shattered and is no  longer protected under warranty. I have been having a very hard time locating the correct replacement part for the model which is a ThinkPad Yoga 12. I was hoping someone here might be able to point me in the right direction, as replacing a screen is far cheaper than buying a new laptop. cheers!

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please i need some help when i update drivers on my laptop touch screen is disable and i get back to restore point after that i upgrade windows from 8.1 to 10 touch screen is disable and i get back to win 8.1 now windows update make in update to windows its still 8.1 put the stupid driver touch screen is disable plaese help me i cant make any update or upgrade to win 10 becouse the stupid driver will go to hidden drivers in device manager all please help me the driver is hidden i cant enable it 

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I have ben dealing with problems with this touch screen since I got the laptop.  It has been continuously ghosting, while it got better after the June update, it still ghosts without touches, until you start using the touch screen.  When using the touch screen it starts drawing gray lines in between the point im touching and the point its ghosting to (the lines arent always direct). I recently wiped my the drive, reimaged to a backup from april and tried reupdating it.  When I got to the touch screen drivers, I got through the initial setup and told it to open the update when finished but the machine froze.  Now when I try to reinstall, I get to the finish page on the update tools install, have it open the updater, but the program immediately closes.Any help would be much appreciated.

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

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

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I have a Lenovo Yoga 260 Type 20FD that keeps getting stuck on the Lenovo splash screen.  I can hold the power button, turn it off, back on and it will load fine.  Until the next reboot where it will get stuck at the splash screen.  I've updated BIOS to 1.63 and still no change.  I also reverted the OS back to factory default, but I still get he same behavior.  Anyone have any suggestions? 

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Is there a way to determine OLED screen on thinkpad X1 yoga via software ( system/device/display settings or similar) or via IMEI, Machine Type:20JD.. and Serial Number?  I've already tried these:- Look into Device Manager -> Monitor -> Generic PnP Monitor - Look into Device Manager -> Display Adapters -> Intel (R) HD Graphic 620 - Lokk into Lenovo.com using my S/N still can verify if my laptop has OLED display or not Does anyone show me how to verify whether or not my Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga 2nd Gen monitor display is OLED.Thanks 

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Hi.I have a Yoga 700 13ISK, Windows 10 pro.Recently (started around may-june 2018) I've experienced that the screen goes completly black for 2-5 seconds and then returns to normal again. This happens every 5-10 min Problem appears both on exernal monitor and built in screen. Problem does not appear when booting to bios.  What I've tried:Updated drivers (display drivers, power mngt drivers etc.)Updated bios.Done a complete windows re-install. Any ides on how to fix this?I'm guessing this is a power management error either hardware or software. Or perhaps a broken lid-close-sensor. But what do I know? Conveniently enough my warranty expierd in june so I guess I'm on my own here...

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Recently, bought Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga 3rd Gen. Spent a premium price and I am very disappointed with the battery, even after optimization with low brightness. Why are they advertising 15 H?

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

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

How to remove the battery from a Lenovo Yoga ThinkPad
 

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I updated to Windows 10 immediately when I started up my new Lenovo ThinkPad P40 Yoga. I now find it will not auto-rotate screen when I shift from laptop to tablet, portrait to landscape etc. How can this be enabled?

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Dear All, As all of you aware , there;s an issue in the batch of Yoga laptops its ghosty screen I have a lenovo Laptop ( ThinkPad yoga and bought it long time ago , and i thought its w software issue and its already out of warranty and it has a well-known issue in the screen and its mentioned in the fourms , the screen has many shahodws and its ghosty Im really disappointed and need to escalated this issue to the hightest level .I will never use lenove laptops again!! PLEASE I NEED A SOLUTION!

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Hi, I have now setup 3 different ThinkPad Yoga 460s and each have the above problem.  Is there a fix on the way to prevent this happening?  Many thanksJohn 

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Hi, I have now setup 3 different ThinkPad Yoga 460s and each have the above problem.  Is there a fix on the way to prevent this happening?  Many thanksJohn 

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My S1 Yoga, 20CD-00B1US, is stuck with the screen off and the power LED stuck on. When I try to push or hold the power button it beeps two short beeps and the LED stays solid. I was running the Lenovo Bios Update Software directly from their site. The power cord was plugged in and no other programs were running (aside from background programs). Now it is just stuck like this. Any thoughts or help would be great. I can't even get it to force shut off. Thank you in advance!

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Hello everyone.   We are fairly new to the Lenovo community and have started to deploy the Yoga X390 to some of our more travel heavy employees.   A couple of them have come up to me with this odd problem.   Let me set it up for you... User has 2 external monitors plus uses his laptop screen.   In the case of the screenshot below, he had MS Teams open full screen on the laptop screen.   He disconnects from the dock and this artifact of Teams (In the red box) stays on the screen until he reboots.    This will happen with whatever application is open on the laptop screen when disconnected from the doc.   We have updated the display adapter driver with no change in result.   We pushed the Thunderbolt updates when they were announced late last year and confirmed success.   Any ideas?  

A:Yoga x390 screen artifiact when removing from Lenovo ThinkPad Thunderbolt 3 Dock Gen 2

Hi WildWildBil!
 
Welcome to our forums community.
 
Does it happen even if the external display is directly connected to the laptop? Does was this add on attached? Is it from the Calendar app? Have you tried removing the add on and reinstalling it back? Let us know.

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Hello everyone.   We are fairly new to the Lenovo community and have started to deploy the Yoga X390 to some of our more travel heavy employees.   A couple of them have come up to me with this odd problem.   Let me set it up for you... User has 2 external monitors plus uses his laptop screen.   In the case of the screenshot below, he had MS Teams open full screen on the laptop screen.   He disconnects from the dock and this artifact of Teams (In the red box) stays on the screen until he reboots.    This will happen with whatever application is open on the laptop screen when disconnected from the doc.   We have updated the display adapter driver with no change in result.   We pushed the Thunderbolt updates when they were announced late last year and confirmed success.   Any ideas?  

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I just purchased a lenovo YOGA 500-14isk laptop online, and sometimes randomly the screen blacks out. The fan and music are working just the screen blacks out,and the only solution is to turn the laptop off.My laptop is still in replacement warranty. Should i replace it?  i read a similar problem in the forum related to the same model.  Thanks in advance...











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Hello, Yes, a similar problem occurred, and the solution seems to be here: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-IdeaPad-100-305-500-Edge/FLex-3-Video-card-Mathematical-Operatio... Did you try it ?

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My Yoga 720-15IKB is just out of its warranty and I have noticed that when i click or type in the search bar (bottom left corner), the bar turns black as if it just disappears. As a result, I cannot search for applications. Sometimes i will begin to type and the results will appear for a split second before the entire box disappears.I am unsure if this issue could be related to another issue where my screen blacks out and displays random pixelations before it "runs into an issue" then reboots my computer. This has happened several times over the past few weeks and seems to be happening increasingly often.Drivers up to date, system is updated, ran a diagnostics test and no issues appeared. What is wrong and what do I do to fix this?

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Hello community ! Since my bios update, my X1 yoga 20FE loop on the lenovo logo splash screen.Topo of what I can still do or not:- Press enter to normal interupt starter -> Ok- F1 to bios setup utility -> OK- F10 to hardware diagnosis -> NOT OK- F12 to choose temporary start device -> OK but I don't boot from an usb keySolutions? thanks a lot <3

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Does anyone know the specifications for the BOE screen that Lenovo is using to replace the original screen that had the backlight diffuser problem? I've heard that the BOE has PWM.  But is it at a high frequency, and not noticeable? And how about the color accuracy of the BOE? Is it as accurate as the original? And also, what about the black levels and contrast? Are they the same as well? And do all the BOE screens have backlight bleed problems?

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I hope someone can help me.  I am having an issue with connecting my Lenovo ThinkPad X380 Yoga to a USB-C Dock.  I have installed all of the drivers and enabled Thunderbold 3 within BIOS, however only the USB, LAN connections work when I plug the dock into the Laptop.  The two displays that are plugged into the dock via Display Port do not work and the laptop seems not able to detect the displays.  Things I have tried: Plugged in only one monitor using both VGA and DP but still nothing.Uninstalled and reinstralled the drivers.Ran the Lenovo support tool to make sure all drivers on the laptop are up to date.Power cycled both the laptop and dock. As I said the USB devices plugged into the dock seem to work fine as does the LAN.  I have tried to update the firmware on the dock however I keep getting the following message: ThinkPad USB-C DP Hub version can't be checked!Please power cycle the Dock to try again. I have powercycled but still have the same message.  I am all out of ideas as to why the displays do not work.   Any ideas? 

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Hi i have a  Yoga 15 Laptop (ThinkPad) - Type 20DQ and i want to buy this dock for my laptop i just want o make sure it is compatible .Thank you . LAPTOP : Yoga 15 Laptop (ThinkPad) - Type 20DQDOCK : ThinkPad OneLink Pro Dock 4X10E52935 https://www.ebay.com/itm/Lenovo-ThinkPad-OneLink-Pro-Dock-4X10E52935/233297726816 Thank you

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Hi i have a  Yoga 15 Laptop (ThinkPad) - Type 20DQ and i want to buy this dock for my laptop i just want o make sure it is compatible .Thank you . LAPTOP : Yoga 15 Laptop (ThinkPad) - Type 20DQDOCK : ThinkPad OneLink Pro Dock 4X10E52935 https://www.ebay.com/itm/Lenovo-ThinkPad-OneLink-Pro-Dock-4X10E52935/233297726816 Thank you

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

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Hey everybody, I just received my P40 last week as a replacement for another Lenovo device. So far, everything seems to work fine with one exception: When I turn the screen over to the "tablet position", the touch screen and the touch pen show erroneous behaviour.a) As soon as I make the first input with the touch pen, I cannot make any further input with my finger, so the touch input is simply turned off. The Windows setting to ignore touch input when the stylus is used is not active.b) When I try to tap buttons at certain areas of the screen, especially at the upper edge, the cursor of the stylus starts jumping around and shows up at the lower edge of the screen. That means that when I for example tap on the "X" symbol in the upper right corner to close a window, I actually click on some of the symbols in the system tray in the lower right corner. This problem stops occuring as soon as the angle between the two case parts (screen and keyboard) reaches/exceeds approx. 40. It does not matter if Windows is in "Tablet" or "Desktop" Mode. I already tried to manually install another Wacom driver mentioned at https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-S-Series-ThinkPad-Yoga/Wacom-Tablet-Service-for-ISD-Driver-Win... and https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-P-and-W-Series-Mobile/P40-Yoga-issues/td-p/3293985. I had no luck trying driver versions 7.3.3.12, 7.3.4.8 and 7.3.4.13. I would really appreciate your help since this issue makes working in the tablet position... Read more

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Bought the latter and considering the former as a second A/C adapter. Does anyone know if it would work? I expect it to, but just looking before I leap.





Fully patched, updated devices > Stock, unrooted: Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note9 | Unlocked HTC U11 || LineageOS, rooted: Verizon Samsung Galaxy S5 || Windows 10 Pro: Lenovo Flex 5 (15") 81CA | Lenovo ThinkPad L380 Yoga

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Is this thinkpad pen pro comptabile with this Thinkpad Yoga 15? Pen: 4X80H34887Thinkpad: 20DQ0037SP  

A:Lenovo Thinkpad S5 Yoga 15 - Thinkpad Pen Pro

Pen: 4X80H34887Thinkpad: 20DQ0037SP  

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Hi, In October 2017 I bought a second hand Lenovo Yoga Thinkpad S1 on Ebay from a retailer in Germany. I live in Belgium.A few days ago one of the keycaps (the "{ [" key) broke off. The hinge is still intact. I messaged the seller and he told me that they don't have spare parts in stock.Can I still get a new keycap from Lenovo? Thanks in advance!

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Hello all, I have a 2015 yoga thinkpad 12 with 500GB HDD and the 16GB SSD m.2.I just reinstalled Windows 10 version 1809 onto the Hard Drive.  Can someone tell me what I need to place on the 16 GB SSD?   What is the function of the 16GB SSD? Presently it's empty.Any insight would be appreciated. Thank you.













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A:lenovo thinkpad yoga 12

Hello and welcome,
 
That SSD is used as a cache for the main drive.  You need to install express cache software.  Don't know if running the cleanup utility is required, but linked below.
 
https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/LAPTOPS-AND-NETBOOKS/THINKPAD-YOGA-SERIES-LAPTOPS/THINKP...
 
https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/LAPTOPS-AND-NETBOOKS/THINKPAD-YOGA-SERIES-LAPTOPS/THINKP...
 
Z.

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When Laptop starts, it show originalscreen color but after a few seconds it gets discolor in yellow shade. please advise how to resolve it

A:lenovo thinkpad yoga 12

Need more data, bios run?

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OS: Windows 10Machine: Lenovo X1 Yoga Installed latest Synaptics Ultranav Driver (19.23.4.99) Restart with dock connected (+ mouse) Open an affected appScrolling from trackpad + mouse works in all applications UndockScrolling from trackpad doesn't work in the affected applications Redock (+mouse)Scrolling from trackpad doesn't work in the affected applications UndockScrolling from trackpad doesn't work in the affected applications Redock (without mouse)Scrolling from trackpad (while docked) doesn't work in the affected applications UndockScrolling from trackpad doesn't work in the affected applications UndockScrolled with the touchscreen, works fineScrolling from trackpad doesn't work in the affected applications To resolve the issue, one can close and reopen the affected application and it will work until the next undock.List of affected applications so far in my experience:- Vivaldi (web browser)- Slack Any suggestions or anyway to troubleshoot? Much appreciated.

A:Lenovo/ThinkPad X1 Yoga 2nd

what dock? so someone with same hardware can test.

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OS: Windows 10Machine: Lenovo X1 Yoga Installed latest Synaptics Ultranav Driver (19.23.4.99) Restart with dock connected (+ mouse) Open an affected appScrolling from trackpad + mouse works in all applications UndockScrolling from trackpad doesn't work in the affected applications Redock (+mouse)Scrolling from trackpad doesn't work in the affected applications UndockScrolling from trackpad doesn't work in the affected applications Redock (without mouse)Scrolling from trackpad (while docked) doesn't work in the affected applications UndockScrolling from trackpad doesn't work in the affected applications UndockScrolled with the touchscreen, works fineScrolling from trackpad doesn't work in the affected applications To resolve the issue, one can close and reopen the affected application and it will work until the next undock.List of affected applications so far in my experience:- Vivaldi (web browser)- Slack Any suggestions or anyway to troubleshoot? Much appreciated.

A:Lenovo/ThinkPad X1 Yoga 2nd

what dock? so someone with same hardware can test.

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Hello all, I have a 2015 yoga thinkpad 12 with 500GB HDD and the 16GB SSD m.2.I just reinstalled Windows 10 version 1809 onto the Hard Drive.  Can someone tell me what I need to place on the 16 GB SSD?   What is the function of the 16GB SSD? Presently it's empty.Any insight would be appreciated. Thank you.

A:lenovo thinkpad yoga 12

Hello and welcome,
 
That SSD is used as a cache for the main drive.  You need to install express cache software.  Don't know if running the cleanup utility is required, but linked below.
 
https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/LAPTOPS-AND-NETBOOKS/THINKPAD-YOGA-SERIES-LAPTOPS/THINKP...
 
https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/LAPTOPS-AND-NETBOOKS/THINKPAD-YOGA-SERIES-LAPTOPS/THINKP...
 
Z.

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Hi all, I have a Thinkpad Yoga 14 (type 20FY) with 8 gb of ram.  I want to add more RAM to it.  Does anyone know if there is an empty slot on the motherboard that i can add one more ram stick? If not does this laptap support 16gb stick?  Thanks.

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HOLA.  Pues en mi caso hace un mes compre un lenovo thinkpad yoga 14 nuevo.  pero desde que  lo compre no he podido ussarlo bien. principalmente  he tenido problemas con el  teclado con las teclas SHIF, ya que cuando las presiono la de la izquierda borra lo ultimo escrito, y si  uso el SHIF derecho, es como si presionara ENTER. Ademas  para borrar no me funciona el sostenido de la tecla BACKSPACE, sino que me toca precionarla  repetidamente para borrar una por una cada letra.he buscado los drivers del teclado haber si es eso, pero no los he conseguidoaparace garantia vencida. que me recomiendan... aaa y la pantalla tampoco gira cuando lo pongo en modo atril o tableta, esto pasa desde que  actualice el windows.

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Can I install Ubuntu on my Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 370

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