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SOLVED ** ThinkPad X260 upgrade Full HD display with more nit (300 nit -> 400 nit)

Q: SOLVED ** ThinkPad X260 upgrade Full HD display with more nit (300 nit -> 400 nit)

Hi all, Would it be posible to install the Full HD 400 nit x250 display on a X260 (with almost the same specs, but 300 nit brightness)? The screen brigtness on a X260 is just to low for me. Looks like 50% brightness. Regards, Marco. EDIT: 26-5-2019; turns out to be a driver issue. Sorry!

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Preferred Solution: SOLVED ** ThinkPad X260 upgrade Full HD display with more nit (300 nit -> 400 nit)

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 all, Would it be posible to install the Full HD 400 nit x250 display on a X260 (with almost the same specs, but 300 nit brightness)? The screen brigtness on a X260 is just to low for me. Looks like 50% brightness. Regards, Marco.  

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

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Many thinkpad x260 laptops are facing issues with Display flickering and flashing in our company infrastructure.Everytime the laptop lid is put down and brought back up, the screens start flashing randomly.Its stops if we change the screen resolution, but it starts happening again if the lid is closed and opened.Please advise as there are multiple machines affected.

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Hello, all. I am trying to upgrade my Thinkpad X260 to a 16GB stick of ram. The exact item I bought is called "Crucial 16GB Single DDR4 2133 MT/s (PC4-17000) DR x8 SODIMM 260-Pin Memory - CT16G4SFD8213" on Amazon.com . After installing the memory module (correctly, using the video Lenovo provides on youtube), the laptop won't boot. I can't even get into the bios, although the green bower button lights up. I'm very confused as I did a lot of research to make sure this ram is supported by my thinkpad: The Thinkpad platform specifications list the memory as "2133MHz DDR4" with a 16GB maxThe voltage on my ram is 1.2V, the same voltage that the thinkpad x260 supportsIt's also "260-pin memory", the same as the original ram. What could possibly be going on? Why won't my laptop boot with the RAM upgrade?

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Hi all! Can i upgrade Lenovo x260 tn hd display to fhd ips panle? thxv

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Newly bought thinkpad x260 , love everything about the notebook except the dull washed out display .My question is ' can I simply swap the shipped dispay of 1366 x768 for a 1920 x 1200 ips display' . I have the knowlege how to do this but will I be wasting 70 . I read on another forum (cant remember where) that sometimes the internal video cable needs to be upgraded  and this is out of my scope , I dont want to brick the machine and have to sent it to a repair shop .Machine Type Model x26020F5S1Y60N Thanks 

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Hello everybody, Thank you for the great forum and all the community helping in solving our issues! As mentioned in the subject I have some concerns about a display upgrade.Recently I bought absolutely fantastic small notebook - Thinkpad X260.Unfortunatelly I was not able to choose the proper configuration and it appeared to be with the 1366x768 TN display, which grinds my gears. I already read the following article:https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/Lenovo-x260-display-upgrade-HD-to-FHD/td-p/35... There are few concerns:Per: https://download.lenovo.com/parts/ThinkPad/x260_frubom_20160127.pdf I'm about to buy - Original Lenovo LCD LED 12,5" Display FHD IPS 1920*1080 - X260 00HN883.In the article appeared that @kocism used to have some troubles to fit the FHD display somehow. Questions:Is the  FHD front display cover as same as the one used with the TN panel?What about the frame around the display?In general should I buy something else to have this upgrade done in the smoothest way or what I have is enough?  Thank you very much in advance. Best Regards,Georgi 

A:Lenovo x260 display upgrade - concerns

The parts list provides no clue.  It talks about a "small" panel, which takes a different bezel and cable and provides no insight into what they are talking about.  You are going to have a hard time finding someone to provide a definitive answer. 

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Newly bought(second hand) Lenovo thinkpad x260 , love everything about the notebook except the dull washed out display .My question is ' can I simply swap the shipped dispay of 1366 x768 for a 1920 x 1200 ips display' . I have the knowlege how to do this but will I be wasting 70 . I read on another forum (cant remember where) that sometimes the internal video cable needs to be upgraded and this is not something I want to attempt , I dont want to brick the machine and have to sent it to a repair shop . Machine Type Model x26020F5S1Y60N Thanks 

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Newly bought(second hand) Lenovo thinkpad x260 , love everything about the notebook except the dull washed out display .My question is ' can I simply swap the shipped dispay of 1366 x768 for a 1920 x 1080 ips display' . I have the knowlege how to do this but will I be wasting 70 . I read on another forum (cant remember where) that sometimes the internal video cable needs to be upgraded and this is not something I want to attempt , I dont want to brick the machine and have to sent it to a repair shop . Machine Type Model x26020F5S1Y60N Thanks 

A:Lenovo Thinkpad x260 screen upgrade 1366 x 768 to 1920 x 1080 ips panel

Hi Tamo01,Warm Greetings & welcome to Lenovo Community, happy to have you here.As I understand that you have query regarding upgrading your current ThinkPad x260 HD display to FHD.
Yes, I do agree upgrading from HD to FHD is bit tricky here & you got it right intrnal cable has to be replaced as well.
 
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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It is possible replace HD lcd screen and use Full-HD ??? Officially, this notebook was only made with an HD LCD, but theoretically it should work with Full-HD, somebody has tried it ???

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Hello! I have just purchased a second-hand ThinkPad T440 with the i5 4300U, Intel iGPU 4000, 8gb RAM, 120gb SSD, & the non-touch TN LCD. This display is far from comfortable. No amount of calibration makes up for the - extremely - poor viewing angles. I know I can easily replace the display with a FHD IPS replacement, but I though a touch screen may be fun.  After briefly looking on Amazon, found this: https://www.amazon.co.uk/FTDLCD-Digitizer-Display-Assembly-ThinkPad/dp/B07FSBZ215 A seemingly good deal I'm sure you'll agree to some degree. I was wondering if this would work in my T440 which did NOT come with a touch display originally. The reason for me believing it will is, the product comes with a whole assembly with the bezel, I doubt Lenovo would bother manufacturing some T440 devices with the required digitiser connectors and some without (it's cheaper to mass produce one motherboard), and it is brand new and without any wear and tear.  If this product is not a good idea, and I was to get hold of a genuine Lenovo ThinkPad T440 touch display with assembly, will it work in my non-touch option device? All help is greatly appreciated, thanks. 

A:ThinkPad T440 Display Upgrade

Hello!So, basically good idea to update this machine to touch version but you have to replace more than LCD module only.Except LCD you need something more:- LCD cable for touch ver- Camera cable for touch ver- LCD cover for touch ver- hinges for touch ver- LCD bezel (plastic stripe at the LCD bottom side)And one good thing here - you don't need to replace MB, it's the same version as for non touch machines IMHO just replace LCD to FHD IPS, this one much better that HD+ TN and you won't replace any part in additional

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

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Hello, I'm trying to repair my x260 after damaging the bios flash IC. I have a suitable replacement chip, but flashing the binary included in the update software doesn't seem to work. I'm using SPI to flash and then soldering the chip in, which should work fine. What I think I need is not just an update binary but an entire image of the contents of the chip. Anybody have a solution? Matt

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I was having several issues so I did a full reset of Windows 8.1 (that was a nightmare). When I went to update, it offered me Windows 10. I bit the bullet and did it. The exact same thing happened this time as the first time (which is why I reverted back to 8.1).

On the desktop, if I place icons to either side or top, they're half off the screen. The taskbar is messed up too. I put Classic Shell back in so that I have a start menu more in tune with Windows 7. Now I can only see a sliver of the start button. The clock is half off the screen. If I choose to show icons on the taskbar, they are below the taskbar. Same goes for icons in the quick launch bar.

I didn't have this problem with 8.

Any menu that's taller than the screen I can't see and there's no scroll to see the upper end. If I maximize the brower, the minimize, maximize and close buttons are off the screen.

I'm using the recommended screen resolution. 1920x1080. I'm using a 32" 720p TV as my monitor. It's plugged in with an HDMI cable. There are no settings to change the display in the TV.

Screen shot? Yeah right. When I do a screen shot, it shows everything as it should look, not what I'm actually seeing.

Here's the left side of the taskbar.
Here's the right side.
This is what happens to icons on the desktop.
Computer specs:
Processor: AMD FX-6200 (3.8GHz)
Memory: 10GB DDR3 (PC3-12800)
Graphics: Eyefinity Radeon HD 7570 (2GB DDR3 dedicated)
Video Ports: HDMI, DVI, Display Port

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Hi everyone,I wanted to order an x260 from Amazon : https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01H8C6JPW. Other example include :https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01JI8P68Khttps://www.amazon.com/dp/B01FV19H3Shttps://www.amazon.com/dp/B01JI8P68KI asked Amazon live support what do "TS" and "FD" mean in the product description and they have no answer since Lenovo did not provide them any information about these names. And a side question is "Only Laptop" mean there is no adapter ? Could anyone please help me to clearify what do these tag names mean? Thank you.













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A:Thinkpad x260 TS FD meaning

Hello and welcomeI'm not a Lenovo representative, but definitely TS means TopSeller, FD in the short lsptop specification means the type of display - FHD. "Only laptop" might mean accessories (like additional cable) missing. Of course, AC charger should be in the pack.Original laptop specification is below:http://psref.lenovo.com/Detail/ThinkPad_X260?M=20F60093US

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I am facing a problem in my laptop. whenever i play vedio from youtube or other websites the audio gradually advances as compared to vedio. This is more noticable in movies where audio is way ahead of vedio. I have all the latest drivers and updates installed but this problem still exists.

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pls for anyone i want bin for bios thikpad x260 

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Hello, I am not able to connect laptop with with my phone Sony Z5 compact hotspot from X260. From X230 it connects well. What could be the reason? 

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Today it is almost one year my X260 was on batteries and went to over discharging (almost to 2%) and then upon plugging in the power it showed charging but not increasing the charge levels on both the batteries.Kindly post your suggestions for helping me to resove this issue. It is using BQ24780s charger chip on its motherboard.

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Hi, I'm experiencing problems with my x260 ever since I purchase it. I've tried different methods to resolve the issue but no success. Problem is that my touchpad freezes every few minutes, I cannot move cursor unless I release my finger. What I've done so far:- I wipe the system partition and reinstaled system (Win10 Pro)- I've updated all drivers- I've rollback Synaptics driver to one which comes with Windows instalationNo success so far, any sugestions?

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Hi all!Can anyone tel me if this is standar behaviour, please?My X260, when charging, starts charging internal battery to 80%, then it charges external battery to 100% and only then goes back charging internal battery from 80  to 100%. Thanks in advance for your input. RM

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Hello! I was inquiring into buying a Lenovo X260, and one of the main reasons I was interested was because it has a SIM card slot. I have Project Fi, and was interested in using a data only SIM card for the laptop. Project Fi is compatable with Sprint, T-Mobile and US Cellular networks, and I wanted to ask if anyone had any experience using the sim card slot with any of these networks or perhaps even a Project Fi sim. I do not want to buy the laptop to find out the sim card does not work. Any advice would be extremely helpful.   

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Sorry my english badI have video error thinkpad X260

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HiI want to buy the X260 YOGA with the new KABY LAKE processor (I7- Intel 7th generation).Can anybody inform me if it is already available, and if not when will it be in the market?Thanks

A:THINKPAD X260 KABY LAKE

Good day and welcome to the community.I see the X270 on sale on the (US) shopping site: http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/thinkpad/x-series/x270/?menu-id=thinkpad_x270 and it is a Kaby Lake machine.
 
The X260 shows as sold out: http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/thinkpad/x-series/x260/ . It was a Skylake machine.
Hope this helps.
Regards.

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HiI want to buy the X260 YOGA with the new KABY LAKE processor (I7- Intel 7th generation).Can anybody inform me if it is already available, and if not when will it be in the market?Thanks

A:THINKPAD X260 KABY LAKE

Good day and welcome to the community.I see the X270 on sale on the (US) shopping site: http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/thinkpad/x-series/x270/?menu-id=thinkpad_x270 and it is a Kaby Lake machine.
 
The X260 shows as sold out: http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/thinkpad/x-series/x260/ . It was a Skylake machine.
Hope this helps.
Regards.

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My both internal and external batteries died due to over discharge and have been sitting on 2% and do not charge any more.
I am wanting to buy batteries but strange to find that the compatible original batteries online are 10.8v and the batteries of x260 which died recently are 11.1v. 
I am confused, please help.
 
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A:ThinkPad X260 battery options?

Get them replaced under warranty. The X270 has been shipping for less than a year, so the batteries are still under warranty. 

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Hello, I am not able to connect laptop with with my phone Sony Z5 compact hotspot from X260. From X230 it connects well. What could be the reason? 

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Hello.I have a x260 laptop and i want to replace the keyboard with a backlit one.my question is that if the keyboard is if all x260 laptops are compatible with backlit keyboard or there ar specific models for that?if it`s compatible do you know where can i buy one?thank you in advance

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I have a problem with my Thinkpad x260. The battery is stuck at 96% with a message "plugged in, not charging". I'm pretty sure i haven't had this issue before. I don't have any thresholds for charging turned on, the battery always started charging even if it was at 99%.  I restarted a couple of times, fiddled with the adapter and battery - took it out and put it back in - nothing helped. How can I fix this and should I?I've looked up this issue on this forum, but haven't found a single clear reply on what to do with that

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Hi All, First of all I have already researched the forums about this issue, but couldn't find a solution that I'd be confident with, hence starting this topic. We have purchased this x260 with Win10/Win7 Pro preload with downgrade rights to Win7 if needed.  I guess only one of the two operating systems would be available, which is in this case Windows 10. Now, from what I have gathered so far, an OEM key (and the install media) should be used for the downgrade. I've also read that enterprise licenses aren't covered in the downgrade rights. I do hope that I've misunderstood something, because 1. we only have enterprise license for win7 pro,1. if we have to have a separate install media and a license key for Win7, than what exactly the point of paying extra for the downgrade rights? If someone could please shed some light on how is this downgrade process is done, I'd be ever so grateful. Many thanks in advance, kind regards, Bruno

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Hi all, appologies for the long post. I am using Windows 7 and re-building an image for the Lenovo X260 as a few users have reported an error with Power Point in Office 2010.  When on battery Power Point slide shows won't advance through the slides, it just stops and won't move to next slide on keypress or mouse click, on mains power it works fine, I had a mess around with a users laptop that has the issue and installing Lenovo System Update and installing all the available updates and drivers solved the problem so I re-created the image on another X260 and the problem returned but now, installing Lenovo System update and all software & drivers doesn't fix the issue, this is on a clean install of Windows 7. when the slide show pauses I can press the Windows key and click Power Point and there is a little box that says Resume slide show, clicking this sometimes works and sometimes doesn't, all windows updates are installed, if I use an external keyboard and mouse it works OK, I've tried disabling all power management in BIOS and Windows, the only permanent fix I've found that works everytime is to disable Hardware Acceleration in Office settings but some of the docs users have are massive so don't want to cause any slowdowns or issues (plus it's anoying that I can't find another solution even though it worked on a users laptop) Anyone else seen this issue or have an idea of a fix Cheers

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My computer has been having this issue since purchase. Occasionally, whatever it is that I am doing will become unresponsive for 1-3 seconds at a time. This occurs fairly often, at least once every 5-10 minutes or so, so this can become increasingly irritating. Sometimes this freezing will occur when i open a new link on an internet browser, try to run some software, etc and will make cause the computer to remain frozen until I hold the power button, either forcing it to turn off or enter sleep mode (system is unresponsive to CTRL+ALT+DEL command so this is my only option). Any insight on to what this issue could be? I should also mention that my device is out of warranty. Thanks. 

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Machine type model20F5??????????? ????????????? ?????? Windows 10 x64. ??? ???????? ???????????. ??????? ?? ??? ????? ?????? ?????? https://support.lenovo.com/ru/ru/documents/acc100280 , ?? ???? ?? ?????, ????????? ???????? ???????? ???? ?????????.?? ??????? ???-?????, ?? ???????? ????? ?? ? ????? ????.

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I have a problem with my Thinkpad x260. The battery is stuck at 96% with a message "plugged in, not charging". I'm pretty sure i haven't had this issue before. I don't have any thresholds for charging turned on, the battery always started charging even if it was at 99%.  I restarted a couple of times, fiddled with the adapter and battery - took it out and put it back in - nothing helped. How can I fix this and should I?I've looked up this issue on this forum, but haven't found a single clear reply on what to do with that

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I'm trying to connect a Bluetooth device, but when I open the search for Bluetooth devices, the search bar closes the bluetooth adapter is turned off.In the device manager disappears bluetooth-atapter and it appears here (see video below). What to do in this case?Sometimes bluetooth works fine, but more often it's what's on the video.Lenovo ThinkPad x260Windows 10 Pro 64PN: 20F60073RTi7-6500U512GB SSD 2.5" SATA38GB DDR4 2133 SoDIMMIntel 8260(2x2 AC)+Bt4.1 NOvProIntMBb 4G LTE (Huawei ME906S) Happy New Year! 

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 When I turn my Lenovo Thinkpad x260 after showing the Lenovo Logo this screen directly appears in my computer, can someone help me, please??  

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Hello, my friends. I am running the Windows 10 Pro, (version #1607), 64-bit, in Spanish language.  I was having a huge amount of trouble with the factory-installed Bluetooth module (Intel AC8260). I would go through the on-line solutions of removing and reinstalling the Lenovo drivers. Sometimes I had to this this several times in a row, before it would actually work. The Bluetooth would finally connect to my earphones (Bose QC35 or Skullcandy Ink'd) They would work for about 20 minutes, and then Bluetooth would quit, requiring me to go through the process again of removing the Lenovo drivers and reinstalling them. It was driving me nuts, (which I admit, is a very short drive!) I finally uninstalled the Lenovo drivers and then installed the Intel drivers from here: https://downloadcenter.intel.com/product/86068/Intel-Dual-Band-Wireless-AC-8260  Now Bluetooth works just fine on Windows.  I am also using this machine with Linux Mint 18.3. I have only managed to get Bluetooth to connect to my headphones once, though they do appear in the list of Bluetooth devices.          Hope this will help somebody else.  

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Bought a X260 a week ago. It is a used machine but it is as new.Battery health was 95% for the internal one and 93% for the removable one (last checked yesterday).I've been charging it and useed it on batteries this last week.Today morning, after charged overnight, noticed the internal battery health plunged to 80%.Is this behaviour normal=?I find it very odd...

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Hello, I am trying to disable touchpad on X260. It looks disabled, however one feature keeps enabled.Here is how to reproduce it: 1. Start marking text using TrackPoint and  the left TrackPoint button. Do not release the button.2. While doing this touch the touchpad with two fingers.3. Remove finger from the button.4. Observe the text is still marking with TrackPoint movement. Another way: 1. Click on something which is draggable with the left TrackPoint button. Do not release the button.2. Tap on TouchPad with two fingers.3. Release the button.4. Observe further dragging just with just moving the pointer. It appears that dragging/marking becomes sticky with two-finger tapping though TouchPad is disabled. The desired behaviour is to ignore TouchPad taps (since it's disabled). So, how do I fully disable TouchPad?

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Suddenly My X260 screeen started getting turned off if I open the lid 150 - 180 degree. Then turned back on if I maintain the angle about 45 -  140 degree. The screen goes off if the angle is less than 45 degree, and getting turned ON again if I completely close the lid (It seems the computer recognized as if the lid is open, when I completely close the lid.) For the power management option - I set it "Sleep when I close the lid", but it does not work anymore after I started having this problem. Does it have to do with the hinge sensor? It goes to sleep mode (or screen off mode) if the lid angle is 150 - 180 degree or 10-45 degree.For the reason, I have to completely turn off the system all the time when I'm not using the laptop.   If anyone knows about this issue, please advise.Thank you...

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