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*[[Problem with Pixel Error | Dead pixels on TFT displays]] <tt>(all models)</tt>
 
*[[Problem with Pixel Error | Dead pixels on TFT displays]] <tt>(all models)</tt>
 
*[[Problem with DVI throughput | DVI throughput on port replicators and docks]] <tt>(models from 2000-2004)</tt>
 
*[[Problem with DVI throughput | DVI throughput on port replicators and docks]] <tt>(models from 2000-2004)</tt>
*[[Problems with fglrx | fglrx problems]] <tt>(ATI Radeon models)</tt>
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*[[Problems with fglrx | Problems with ATI proprietary fglrx display driver]] <tt>(ATI Radeon models)</tt>
*[[Problem with garbled screen | Garbled Screen]] <tt>(T40, T41, T42, R40, R50p, A30, A31, A31p)</tt>
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*[[Problem with garbled screen | Garbled Screen]] <tt>(T40, T41, T42, R32, R40, R50p, R51, A30, A31, A31p)</tt>
 
*[[Problem with broken inverter | Inverter broken]] <tt>(all models)</tt>
 
*[[Problem with broken inverter | Inverter broken]] <tt>(all models)</tt>
 
*[[Problem with key and trackpoint markings on the display | Key and Trackpoint markings on display]]
 
*[[Problem with key and trackpoint markings on the display | Key and Trackpoint markings on display]]
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*[[Problem with video related system lockup | System Lockups related to video adapter]] <tt>(TP T2x)</tt>
 
*[[Problem with video related system lockup | System Lockups related to video adapter]] <tt>(TP T2x)</tt>
 
*[[Problem with video related system lockup II | System Lockups related to video adapter T42]] <tt>(TP T42, T42p)</tt>
 
*[[Problem with video related system lockup II | System Lockups related to video adapter T42]] <tt>(TP T42, T42p)</tt>
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*[[Problem with video blanks after lid close and open | Video blanks after closing and opening lid]] <tt>(X41)</tt>
 
*[[Problem with ati driver in xorg 6.9.x | System lockup soon after starting xorg 6.9.x ]] <tt>(TP T4x)</tt>
 
*[[Problem with ati driver in xorg 6.9.x | System lockup soon after starting xorg 6.9.x ]] <tt>(TP T4x)</tt>
 
*[[Problem with video output switching | Video output switching]]
 
*[[Problem with video output switching | Video output switching]]
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*[[Problem with LCD brightness buttons | Video brightness up keys don't work or cause crashes]]
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*VGA-out will die and needs mainboard replacing <tt>(X61)</tt>
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*[[Debian Nvidia Drivers on the T530 | Getting the most from your NVidia hardware on a T530 with Debian linux]]
  
 
==Harddisk Drive related Problems==
 
==Harddisk Drive related Problems==
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*[[Problem with non-ThinkPad hard disks|Non-ThinkPad hard disks]] <tt>(T43, X41, R52)</tt>
 
*[[Problem with non-ThinkPad hard disks|Non-ThinkPad hard disks]] <tt>(T43, X41, R52)</tt>
 
*[[Problems with SATA and Linux|SATA and Linux]] <tt>(T43, X41, R52, Z60)</tt>
 
*[[Problems with SATA and Linux|SATA and Linux]] <tt>(T43, X41, R52, Z60)</tt>
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*[[How to put SATA in old ThinkPads#over-validated input|SATA performance limited to UDMA 2]] (A31p R32 T23 T30 X22 X23 X24)
  
 
==Network Problems==
 
==Network Problems==
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*[[Problem with error 01C9 - More than one Ethernet devices | Error 01C9: More than one Ethernet Devices are found (Atheros WLAN MiniPCI)]] <tt>(T23, T30, A31p, R40 and others)</tt>
 
*[[Problem with error 01C9 - More than one Ethernet devices | Error 01C9: More than one Ethernet Devices are found (Atheros WLAN MiniPCI)]] <tt>(T23, T30, A31p, R40 and others)</tt>
 
*[[Problem with e1000: EEPROM Checksum Is Not Valid]] <tt>(T60, X60, may be others)</tt>
 
*[[Problem with e1000: EEPROM Checksum Is Not Valid]] <tt>(T60, X60, may be others)</tt>
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*[[Problem with e1000: 99.9% packet loss on 7.x drivers]] <tt>(Recent TPs)</tt>
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*[[Problem with 3945ABG: Internal wifi cannot associate with AP]] <tt>(T60, probably others)</tt>
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*[[Need to disable V90/V92/56K modem speed]] ([[IBM_Integrated_Bluetooth_III_with_56K_Modem_(BMDC-2)|BMDC-2]] on X40)
  
 
==Power Management, AC-adapter or Battery Problems==
 
==Power Management, AC-adapter or Battery Problems==
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*[[Battery drains despite seemingly being charged]] <tt>(A/C adapter issues)</tt>
 
*[[Battery drains despite seemingly being charged]] <tt>(A/C adapter issues)</tt>
 
*[[Problem with high pitch noises | High pitch noises]] <tt>(several models)</tt>
 
*[[Problem with high pitch noises | High pitch noises]] <tt>(several models)</tt>
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*[[Problem with CPU frequency scaling | CPU frequency scaling locks up when on AC power only]] <tt>(several models)</tt>
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*[[Problem with system turning itself on | Immediate restarts from suspend, hibernate, and halt]] <tt>(several models)</tt>
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*[[Replacing your AC Adapter or AC/DC Combo adapter]] <tt>(many models)</tt>
  
 
==Sound Problems==
 
==Sound Problems==
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*[[Problem with audio jacks | Audio jacks not working properly]] <tt>(TP T43)</tt>
 
*[[Problem with audio jacks | Audio jacks not working properly]] <tt>(TP T43)</tt>
 
*[[Problem with ALSA audio output | No audio heard with kernel 2.6.11+/ALSA]] <tt>(TP T43, T40)</tt>
 
*[[Problem with ALSA audio output | No audio heard with kernel 2.6.11+/ALSA]] <tt>(TP T43, T40)</tt>
*[[Problem with audio clipping|Audio clipping]] <tt>(TP T43)</tt>
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*[[Problem with audio clipping|Audio clipping]] <tt>(TP T43, R52)</tt>
*[[Problem with no sound on ThinkPad R60e | No Sound on ThinkPad R60e ]] <tt>(R60e)</tt>
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*[[Problem with no sound on ThinkPad R60e | No Sound on ThinkPad R60e and T60]] <tt>(R60e, T60)</tt>
  
 
==Misc Problems==
 
==Misc Problems==
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*[[System randomly freezes and requires hard reset]] <tt>(X61s and all newer systems including X,T,R,Z series)</tt>
 
*[[Problem with Bending / Twisting|Casing malformed by bending/twising]] <tt>(X41)</tt>
 
*[[Problem with Bending / Twisting|Casing malformed by bending/twising]] <tt>(X41)</tt>
*[[Problem with Dock USB Ports | Dock USB Ports]] <tt>(T30)</tt>
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*[[Problem with failing memory slot]] <tt>(T30, some T2x and X3x models)</tt>
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*[[Problem with Dock USB Ports | Dock USB Ports]] <tt>(T30/X21)</tt>
 
*[[High-pitch noise from AC-Adapter]] <tt>(T60/p)</tt>
 
*[[High-pitch noise from AC-Adapter]] <tt>(T60/p)</tt>
 
*[[Problem with lm-sensors | lm_sensors kills ThinkPads]] <tt>(TP 570E, 770X/Z, 600E/X, 240, X20)</tt>
 
*[[Problem with lm-sensors | lm_sensors kills ThinkPads]] <tt>(TP 570E, 770X/Z, 600E/X, 240, X20)</tt>
*[[Problem with USB 2.0 | USB 2.0 problems]] <tt>(T40)</tt>
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*[[Problem with USB 2.0 | USB 2.0 problems]] <tt>(T40/T41/X40)</tt>
 
*[[Embedded Controller Firmware#Firmware_issues|Firmware issues]]
 
*[[Embedded Controller Firmware#Firmware_issues|Firmware issues]]
*[[Problem with hot surfaces|Problem with loss of fertility]] <tt>(T43)</tt>
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*[[Problem with hot surfaces|Problem with hot surfaces]] <tt>(T43)</tt>
 
*[[Problem with disabled VT]] <tt>(Z61t, X60, X60s)</tt>
 
*[[Problem with disabled VT]] <tt>(Z61t, X60, X60s)</tt>
 
*[[Unable to create recovery cds when another python is installed on the system]] <tt>(T43p)</tt>
 
*[[Unable to create recovery cds when another python is installed on the system]] <tt>(T43p)</tt>
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*[[Problems accessing cdrom drive]] <tt>(T400)</tt>
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*[[Overheating]] <tt>(X200)</tt>
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*[[Problem with Overheating then reboot since Ubuntu 11.10]] <tt>(T500)</tt>
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*[[Problem with failing Zip drive]] <tt>(Zip 250 for Ultrabay 2000)</tt>

Latest revision as of 19:38, 3 February 2015

Information on known problems with certain ThinkPad models.

Display Problems

Harddisk Drive related Problems

Network Problems

Power Management, AC-adapter or Battery Problems

Sound Problems

Misc Problems