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3rd Gen Thinkpad X1 Carbon (20BS)

Q: 3rd Gen Thinkpad X1 Carbon (20BS)

Hello Support Forum: I performed that recent bios update to the X1 Carbon recently. The problem I'm experiencing, is the power button has a solid green light and it wont turn on when I press it. The only way to get my laptop to boot is to let the battery drain and die (I know this when the green light is out), plug the ac adapter in and turn it on that way. The problem will persist when I try to shut it down again. Any thoughts? Thank you guys, I appreciate any help, I use my personal laptop for work.

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So, i recnetly bought this beautiful machine and it sometimes freezes up. The only thing that unfreezes the system is to format it. I have no clue why this happened to me. So i thought that maybe if i could do a fresh start (install windows 10 basic version with no bloatware) the problem could be solved. But i am a bit worried that I might lose all the good features of lenovo apps. My question to you guys is that "is there any way that I could go back to the lenovo's factory windows 10 OS after doing a fresh start?" Thanks

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After try to update the driver for the integrated camera and ultimately uninstalling the driver, then re attempting to re install the driver. My integrated camera still dosent work. What could be the problem? This problem started after installing the Windows 10 update.

A:Thinkpad X1 Carbon (20BS) Integrated Camera not fo...

Hi nick2861, and welcome to the Lenovo User Community!
 
I just went to use the camera on my 20BS, after not using it for a couple of weeks, and it was gone! In my case manually reinstalling the latest driver brought it back. Did you try that?

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Hello, I just recently performed the 26-Jul BIOS update to 1.14, for my Thinkpad Carbon X1 (20BS) with windows 10.The update went ok, but afterwards, Windows is crashing when booting. Using a bootable Windows 10 installation disk also crashes when booting. The recovery environment also crashes when booting. Using detailed logs, it seems to crash when activating the ACPI microcontroller. I would assume that has something to do with the UEFI update, that I have disabled in the BIOS. Enabling it does not recognise the disk, as it is not a GPT partition. I tried to rollback the BIOS, but it does not allow it.  Do you have any suggestion on how to proceeed? Thanks,Pedro

A:Thinkpad Carbon X1 (20BS) Bios update - windows lo...

Hello, pfaguiarYou have to load UEFI BIOS default settings after its upgrade, then load OS Optimized settings, save, exit. Now boot laptop.I have the same laptop with BIOS and win10 upgraded last week w/out issues.

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My X1 Gen 3 with W10 Pro - already upgraded 1/2 year ago without problems.But, recently the system lost the second battery. Tools like Lenovo Settings just show 1 battery (main).The second seems to be not recognised any more.Also the time the Laptop can be used is nearly half as before. Any hints?

A:X1 Carbon Gen 3 (Type 20BS, 20BT) Laptop (ThinkPad...

Hi Funnyflyer, You can try the reset hole, in bottom of machine. first, shutdown computer, then unplug the AC adapter, and then flipped the machine, you can see a small circular hole, Insert a needle keep 10s. last, re-power on your computer, and watching it can normal charge or not. This operation will not be lost data in HDD, don't worry about it. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- re-edit: oh, jesus! I didn't notice X1 Carbon ONLY has one battery. I'm so sorry.x220forme said is right!



I'm a Chinese ThinkPad fans. And I'm a technical support engineer of Lenovo china service too. I'm sorry for my English is not good, I want make some foreign friends, and help them to solve ThinkPad?s problem.

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I have been encountering this issue for sometime , specially when i travel. When I shutdown by laptop and try to power ON again without the AC cord, it will not power ON. Then I have to connect it to the AC outlet, when the power button lights up with Green. If I disconnect the Power cord after that, the laptop will still power ON with the battery. The battery is fully charged.  This problem is intermittent, but is happenning more often now, hence I like to know if this issue can be resolved just by resetting the laptop or is this a hardware/configuration issue. I have Windows 10 running on the system.

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Hello Gurus, May I have your time to help on this case? My thinkpad model is X1 Carbon 3rd generation 20BS, which has run smoothly for years with customized touchscreen hardware. From last week, I suddenly noticed that "touchscreen" is not in operation and "wired USB mouse" can't be recognized by Win10. When checking their status in Device Manager, it shows their drivers aren't in installed. The detailed screenshot from Device Manager is as the bottom. I have tried following ways to solve-out, but doesn't work:1, Remove the unknown devices from Device Managers, then restart to make the OS to reinstall the drivers again, but touchscreen and USB mouse still don't work;2, Try to find touchscreen driver from Lenovo support portal, but there is no particular link to download for updating the driver;3, Remove "Mice and other pointing devices" from Device Manager for installation, but seems nothing to do with "touchscreen" and "USB mouse", still not work. All above ways can't help my problem out. Would you please suggest that? Thank you in advance. Leo.Touchscreen driver missed in win10

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Hi X1 users, I am looking to upgrade the M.2 SSD on my 3rd gen X1 carbon (20BS) and wanted to check if anyone has installed a 1 TB 2280 M.2 successfully? If so, I would really appreciate any pointers on the make and model of the SSD which works with the 3rd gen X1. I am considering this particular model, Samsung 860 EVO 1TB M.2 SATA Internal SSD (MZ-N6E1T0BW), however I am not sure if the complete 1 TB would be recognised by the 3rd gen model? Thank you in advance for your inputs. 

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Hi X1 users, I am looking to upgrade the M.2 SSD on my 3rd gen X1 carbon (20BS) and wanted to check if anyone has installed a 1 TB 2280 M.2 successfully? If so, I would really appreciate any pointers on the make and model of the SSD which works with the 3rd gen X1. I am considering this particular model, Samsung 860 EVO 1TB M.2 SATA Internal SSD (MZ-N6E1T0BW), however I am not sure if the complete 1 TB would be recognised by the 3rd gen model? Thank you in advance for your inputs. 

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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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I recently bought a Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon 20BS. I installed openSUSE Tumbleweed into it. I had momentarily GPS data coming to /dev/ttyACM0. Then it stopped and I can't find a way to re-enable GPS. I am noteven exactly sure was it only "AT+XLCSLSR=1,1,,,,,1,,,,,", which enabled it. Everything else worked fine except mobile broadband connection speed was not reliably set. I had to dig into AT commands to have that fixed, so  no issue there anymore. I used Putty for connecting to /dev/ttyACM0. This worked out of the box with openSUSE Tumbleweed! For some reason connection is somewhat unresponsive and does not reliably deliver commands to EM7345. I haven't figured out what is causing that. EM7345 has firmware FIH7160_XMM7160_V1.2_MBIM_GNSS_NAND_REV_4.5 2014-Jun-5 11:54:58   *FIH7160_V1.2_WW_01.1415.07*, which I believe is the latest. I had for few moments XLCSLSR producing GPS location data. Now AT+XLCSLSR? or AT+XLCSLSR=1,1,,,,,1,,,,, only produce ERROR. NowAT%GPS?%GPS: 1  0 0 0 0 0.00000 0.00000 0 AT%XLCSTEST+CME ERROR: 4 Rebooting whole laptop or EM7345 with at+CFUN=16 does not help. Is there a reset command for EM7345?  I found out that there possibly is such command: AT!RMARESET=<arg>, but it requires AT!ENTERCND="<password>", but I don't have that password. What should I try out next to get GPS working?

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I recently installed Windows 10 Pro 1809 on 2 x X1 Carbon 3rd Gen (Type 20BS) and 1 x X1 Carbon 4th Gen (Type 20FB). I configured all 3 systems to sign in with a Microsoft Account. I was surprised to find that BitLocker was automatically configured on the 4th Gen system. I found the following article that indicates that BitLocker will be automatically configured on devices that meet specific requirements. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/design/device-experiences/oem-bitlocker All systems were running the latest firmware when Windows was installed. Does anyone know what changes I have to make to the 3rd Gen systems to get them to automatically configure BitLocker? I noticed that the TPMs are configured with version 1.2. However, they also support version 2.0, which appears to be the default on the 4th Gen system.

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The problem is with the first line of keyboard. Functions such as "Alt + F4" do not work. The microphone LED does not light, nor can disable the Wifi from the keyboard or open the multitasking or busquedad from the function keys.I updated the keyboard driver to the most recent but nothing, still does not work. Somebody could help me?sorry for my English, I'm not from USA. ?

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I can use 4G with a China Unicom SIM card, but can't use China Telecom SIM card. What's wrong? ? C:\Windows\system32>netsh mbn sh rad int=* Radio state information for interface Cellular:
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Hardware radio state : On
Software radio state : On C:\Windows\system32>netsh mbn sh intThere is 1 interface on the system:

Name : Cellular
Description : Sierra Wireless EM7345 4G LTE
GUID : {24D38066-0CEA-46BD-B9A8-D24763EE7DD1}
Physical Address : 98:81:81:51:5f:57
State : Not connected
Device type : Mobile Broadband device is embedded in the system
Cellular class : GSM
Device Id : 013937007******
Manufacturer : Sierra Wireless Inc.
Model : Sierra Wireless EM7345 4G LTE
Firmware Version : FIH7160_V1.2_WW_01.1528.04
Provider Name :
Roaming : Not roaming
Signal : 0%
RSSI / RSCP : 0 (-113 dBm)C:\Windows\system32>netsh mbn sh read int=*Ready information for interface Cellular:
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State : Ready to power up and register
Emergency mode : Off
SIM ICC Id : 89**********************
Number of telephone numbers : 0C:\Windows\system32>netsh mbn sh rad int=*Radio state information for interface Cellular:
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Hardware radio state : On
Software radio state : OnC:\Windows\system32>netsh mbn sh cap int=*Device capability information for interface Cellular:
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A:X1 Carbon 20BS Sierra Wireless EM7345 can't use Ch...

Just my 2cents, but have you tried putting the SIM in a regular handphone/cell phone?  Sometimes, some carriers may require you to "activate" the SIM.  You may also need to put in APN, etc information in the "Advanced Options".

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Hi Everyone, I have 3rd Gen X1 Carbon (20BS-0031US) production date (8/15) and would like to extend the original 3 Year on-site warranty to 5 years. Is that possible? I tried the "Purchase a Warranty Upgrade" option on the Lenovo website and doesn't give me any options except to call sales. I just want to know if anyone has any experience extending the warranty on this unit before I call in. Thanks! Leo

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I recently installed Windows 10 Pro 1809 on 2 x X1 Carbon 3rd Gen (Type 20BS) and 1 x X1 Carbon 4th Gen (Type 20FB). I configured all 3 systems to sign in with a Microsoft Account. I was surprised to find that BitLocker was automatically configured on the 4th Gen system. I found the following article that indicates that BitLocker will be automatically configured on devices that meet specific requirements. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/design/device-experiences/oem-bitlocker All systems were running the latest firmware when Windows was installed. Does anyone know what changes I have to make to the 3rd Gen systems to get them to automatically configure BitLocker? I noticed that the TPMs are configured with version 1.2. However, they also support version 2.0, which appears to be the default on the 4th Gen system.

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Yesterday I got some drivers updates along with BIOS update. BIOS seems to update successful (now its 1.14), everything under BIOS works. I had 2 OS: win10 and Ubuntu with grub. I've been a happy user of all these for several months, but... The problem is that after some driver update (which was done via Lenovo utility for Win10) I cannot boot any OS nor any OS installation even! Recovery ISOs, diagnostic tools... Nothing can be booted. BTW, I know how to deal with Secure boot and legacy mode. I can manage to start the boot process of anything listed above, but they all behave the same. They freeze in the very beggining. Everything which involves ACPI just hangs on boot. Linux hangs after message "ACPI tables successfully requested" or smth like this. Win10 displays dots which go round 1 second and then hangs. If I add "acpi=off" to Linux boot options, it boots (but almost nothing works there without acpi support). Things which don't require ACPI work. For example, I can boit BIOS update ISOS. Still it does no help as my BIOS version is the latest and it doesn't allow to rollback. It can't be hardware problem as it occured after Windows updated drivers and flashed some firmware (not BIOS, but I don't know what it was exactly). I can access data on SSD and can see some logs if needed. Hope for assistance How to flash again all possible laptop firmware from boot USB? What can be flashed except BIOS?

A:X1 Carbon (Gen3 20BS) cannot boot NOTHING but BIOS

I tried to use hard reset... Hold that tiny button on the bottom for 30sec approx. Now it doesn't switch on at all o_O Just no reaction on power button. With or without AC. Not even on long press. What shall I do now?Lenovo, what's wrong with your devices? Why can user brick a device just using reset button?!?! Now I cannot even get my data from the SSD... **bleep** it!

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X1 Hangs on restart after a software update:  Windows 10, Norton, Lenovo, etc. After several forced power-offs (holding the power button) the X1 again reboots, with sometimes the update intact or as todays failure, Norton was being updated and my Norton is no longer installed.  This is the 2nd time this has happened to the Norton install.  Usually the Windows Update is in place after I finially get the X1 to boot normally to my Windows 10 install. I have removed the docking attachment before the restart to see if this helps, but it does not seem to help.  I have both attahced the HDD or removed it, but that too does not seem to prevent the problem. Is this an SSD bug? X1:  SSD 256 GBDocking Attachment1 TB HDD USB 3.0 with backup copiesMS Windows 10 (current version, (its updates have caused restart hangs also))Image size:   Used Space 60.2 GBFree Space:  36.7 GBCapacity:  97.0 GB Regards, DOGGONE 

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So this is my second X1 Carbon and I had no problems whatsoever with the first one. With this one the problems started after I upgraded to Windows 10: more and more frequent BSODs, sometimes 10/day. I upgraded all the drivers, ran sfc /scannow, used also the DISM resotre health command, no issues found and it still gives me every now and then the blue screen.  What I also noticed is that when it's not plugged in, so relying only on battery, video and sound playback is very choppy and performance slows down. Again, I found no fault with the video drivers and they're the latest version. What am I to do with this one?   

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Hi everybody.Does anyone knows if Samsung 850 EVO  or 860 EVO is compatible?Does anyone knows if it's possible to upgrade to 1TB SSH ?Thanks!

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Earlier this year, I experienced a serious display flickering issue and the eventual full-blown display failure on my X1 Carbon (2015 20BS). The keyboard bezel around the display hinge (specifically the left one when you face the screen), is extremely sensitive to any amount of finger pressure. On top of that, the bottom of the laptop close to the hinge is just as sensitive to touch as well.  These sensitive areas can cause the display to stop working intermintently (off and on). Eventually, after about a week or so, the display would stop working all together. Since my X1 Carbon was just out of warranty, I had to send it to IBM for repair. The cost is $700, not including shipping and state + city taxes (about $50 worth). Initially I thought, maybe it was stress from carrying it around daily inside a laptop carrying case (I mean, X1 Carbon being a ultrabook..super portable right?). So now, after the repair, I actually treat this X1 Carbon way better than I do with my Apple Macbook Pro. In fact, the X1 Carbon is on house arrest, permanently sitting on my office desk. Fast forward a couple months since the repair, out of blue today, I decided to lower the audio volume, and I suddenly noticed a screen flicker. "Oh c*ap!" thought in my head.  Lo and behold, yep, the hinge trouble is back again without me ever putting any unsual stress on this ultrabook!. I am at a loss on what to do. At this point, if I spend anohter $700 on this repair, I might... Read more

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This morning, I'm working on downloading available BIOS updates related to Meltdown/Spectre, and creating bootable USB keys with the updates for each model computer that we use.  I've downloaded the update for the 20BS from here: https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/LAPTOPS-AND-NETBOOKS/THINKPAD-X-SERIES-LAPTOPS/THINKPAD-... According to the readme file, this update should include a tool for making a bootable USB key to install the update, but the tool and the "Instruction US - BIOS flash USB memory key.txt" file referenced in the readme both seem to be missing from the download.   Please advise how to create a bootable USB for installing this bios update.  

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Been going back and forth and can't seem to find a screen that can replace my Thinkpad x1 carbon 3460 1f4 screen. Have found one for the 3448. Don't know if they use the same screen and pins?  See photo for description of the replacement screen I'm looking at.  













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A:Can the Thinkpad x1 carbon 3448 laptop screen replace a Thinkpad x1 carbon 3460 1f4

The 3448 and 3460 machines use the same panels, hinges, lid, cables, etc.

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Hi everyone, I have a peculiar issue with the Synaptics driver on Windows 10 (Build 14393.693) Apparently every time the laptop goes to sleep, the option for 4-finger swipe to switch virtual desktops gets automatically disabled. Users have been facing a similar issue on other laptops with the 3 finger-swipe not working & have been able to fix it by restarting one of the services running in the background or modifying the registry.https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Windows-10/Windows-10-gestures-with-Synaptics-touchpad/td-p/2140422 Unfortunately I have not been able to find a solution for the problem with the 4-finger option.Does anyone else face the same issue? Thank you! 


























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Hi!Since my X1 20BS has automaticly updated to 19.40.0 on March 24, 2017, my wifi is dropping connection for 10-15 sec every 10 sec. I have turned energy managment for network adapter to maximum performance. But this doesn't has fixed the problem.I am using now the former driver and it seems to work, but for me this isn't a solution. Any ideas to fix the problem?  Greets  Bo

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Hi!I just got a new "X1 Carbon 5th Gen - Kabylake (Type 20HR, 20HQ)" and a "X1 Carbon Thunderbolt 3 Dock". I have an external screen connected to the dock and it works fine (VGA connection). I also have an other monitor with display (DP) connection that I want to use. But my computer can't find the other monitor, only the one with VGA connection. Is there any easy ways to fix this problem?Best regards

A:ThinkPad X1 Carbon 5th gen can't connect 2 external monitors in X1 Carbon Thunderbolt 3 Dock

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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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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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Hello, I am looking for a laptop which can be securely attached/locked (so that I can let it during the night in the office). Could you please tell me if the following laptops have a security slot (Kensington or similar) to attach it somewhere?THINKPAD X1 CARBON (5TH GEN)THINKPAD X1 YOGA (2ND GEN) I do not find it described in the specifications, but from the available pictures, it seems that they have some kind of security slot. Thanks!

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

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I have a ThinkPad X1 carbon 6th gen and a ThinkPad Basic USB 3.0 Dock but this combination doesn't work.Windows 10 seems to recognize the display but the display is black and also there is no ethernet connection and no power charge. Is there a way to make the Basic USB 3.0 Dock work with the latests X1?

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Hi..I ordered a new ThinkPad USB-C Dock. I have a lenovo thinkpad x1 carbon 1st generation and didnt realize that the interface cable between the dock and the laptop is USB-C. Is there a way( converter?) i can use the USB-C dock with my X1 carbon first generation? The X1 carbon has a slimport power adapter where as the cable from the dock to the laptop is USB-C. Appreciate your help. Thanks!  

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We recently upgraded 5 users from X1C5thgens to 6thgens but the  ThinkPad USB-C Dock Model 40A9 keeps disconnecting the mice and keyboards intermintebtly  and sometimes there is a clicking sound coming from in the docks themselves. The only way to resolve the issue is to power cycle the dock  an the issue goes away until it happens again. I called Lenovo but they dont have any information me so i was wondering if anyone is experiencing these issues with the docks and the 6thgens  Thank you

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Hi All! I am a IT Enginner from Telecom Company. We ordered and use X1 Carbon 5th and in 2019 X1 Carbon 6th.We use BDD server to install our domain system/ company software and os automatically and it take about 2 hr.  The problem is when user open 2/3 excel and outlook the laptop start hotting up. I tried windows update and BIOS update,the problem not solve.  Please check my attached for laptop information. Anybody face this issues before and get solution ?  Hope I can get a solution. Thank you. Kelvin Myanmar  

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HI everyone, I have a question regarding SIM in x1 carbon. I am not very good with technology, so I don`t know if my x1 carbon has a working SIM slot. It has a slot for SIM card but when I put it on, it doesn`t respond anything, like `detecting` or something like that. My question is: does x1 Carbon (Model 20A8-S00600) has a working SIM card slot. If it does, how can I make it functional. If it doesn`t what do I need to do/buy to make it functional.  Thanks,Kushtrim











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A:Thinkpad x1 carbon SIM

Hi and welcome, kushtrimYour laptop is "WWAN ready" only, i.e.has the SIM card holder, the SIM card reader and WWAN antennas installed. WWAN modem wasn't factory preinstalled, that's a cause you don't see anything once SIM card is installed.So, to use laptop WWAN capabilities, purchase and install WWAN modem - 3G or 3g/LTE.

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Hello, Does the 6th Gen Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon support an active pen?I don't see it advertised anywhere but I see pens available for it on other websites.  If so, do I need a specific screen option for it, or will the basic [14" FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS anti-glare, 300 nits] display work too? Thank you.

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After updating Windows 10 to the newest version today,And updating to the newest BIOS version using Lenovo System Updatemy Thinkpad X1 (4th gen) won't startup by opening the lid, like it used to.Lenovo Support says they can't help me. Going into stand-by and waking up by closing and opening the lid works fine.What doesn't work is powering up the Thinkpad (after shutdown) by opening the lid. Any ideas?  

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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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I am trying to deploy a W10 1803 task sequence to a ThinkPad X1 Carbon (20KG-S2Y600).  Everytime i get to the stage where it applies drivers after OS install I get a BSOD (setupapi.dev attatched) and im met with the Windows repair screen. The computer, if left unnateded will eventually reboot and continue the task sequence. Since the PC is BSOD-ing while running a Restart-Computer task, and before continuing on the next, the smsts log shows nothing wrong. Even stranger is, that i have tried without any drivers package at all, just a vanilla 1803 Enterprise with a 1803 LP on top, and I still get a BSOD when the Restart-Computer run after OS install.  Currently im running the tp_x1carbon_mt20kg-20kh_w1064_1803_201806 driver package from Lenovo, but to no avail. Im running out of ideas on how to get around this issue. Regards. Seth

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hi folks, Does Lenovo have a wallpaper made of the side the ThinkPad X1 Carbon 6th Generation BOX ? This is what the side of the box looks like: https://imgur.com/zbckfih I think a wallpaper that looks exactly like the layout of the Name/Logos on the side of the box would look great as a wallpaper.... does it exist?  Thanks   

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Hi,  I would like to add a WWAN cart to my thinkpad. I first ordered a Sierra EM7455 with a dedicated antenna. Installation worked fine, but when I restarted the ocmputer I got a "1802 unauthorized network card ...1199/9078" Antenna link https://www.aliexpress.com/snapshot/0.html?spm=a2g0s.9042647.0.0.tZJXFc&orderId=90686426946259&produ... So I figured out that the Bios has a whitelist for network cards. So my question is simple:- can I override this BIOS error ? => I guess the answer is no (or at least not simply)- which card should I buy ? I found this card https://www.aliexpress.com/snapshot/0.html?spm=a2g0s.9042647.6.2.JGVfAL&orderId=91257876926259&produ... This card seems to be listed herehttps://pcsupport.lenovo.com/fr/fr/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-x-series-laptops/thinkpad-... Thsnk you for your help vincent

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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 would like to replace the top lid/lcd cover on my 2015 X1-Carbon, 3rd Gen (20BT), Non-Touch, 1080p. A couple weeks ago I was able to access a service video at LenovoServiceTraining.com, however I am no longer able to access the videos...it's asking for a username a password. Does anyone know of a video showing how to replace the top lid on this model? Thanks so much for your assistance :-)

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