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X61 Tablet Windows 8 - Tablet Button and Features Request

Question: X61 Tablet Windows 8 - Tablet Button and Features Request

I have upgraded to Windows 8 64 bit on my X61 Tablet, however I cannot get the tablet buttons, hotkeys, or auto-rotation to work. My understanding is that Lenovo has stopped supporting these products. I think it is a shame to stop using a perfectly working tablet PC with a superior LCD. I don't want to go back to Win 7 leaving all kinds of nice features on Windows 8. Any suggestions? Is there a hope? Koray

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Answer: X61 Tablet Windows 8 - Tablet Button and Features Request

Hi koray,

I've been playing around with Windows 8 since the developers preview. I've ran it on a lot of older systems. Getting things to work will require some experimentation on your part.

You can start with your Driver Matrix. There you can find the Hotkeys Utility for Windows 8. You will also need the Power Manager Driver for Windows 8. Not Power Manager, just the Power Manager Driver.

Run Windows Update, it will probably find some stuff. Some Windows 7 drivers will work, others won't.

I'm running Windows 8 Pro on an x60 tablet and everything works fine. I also have it on an x61 non-tablet and it runs fine. I had to do a lot of messing around with stuff to get them to work right though.

Just make sure that you set system restore points before changing anything so you can get back what you had before, just in case something doesn't work right. And, only install one thing at a time and reboot and test it out thoroughly before you install something else.

Good luck with this,

Dave

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After a fatal error in my windows, I had to reinitialize my windows 10. After I did so by the windows original tools, the windows became completely stable, but all tablet features are lost. Even thinkvantage cannot recognize many features and hardwares do not work. What should I do?

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Tablet PC Settings not showing in Control Panel Although Tablet PC Components enabled in Programs & Features.
I have tried System Restore, re-enabling Tablet Components...

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On the ThinkCentre M92z (3311B3U) with Windows 7 Enterprise, after the initial login if a user logs out we get the "Ctrl + Alt + Delete or use Windows Security Button to login". I would like to find a way to disable this. I have tried going to the tablet buttons, but it doesn't exist. I've searched all of the M92z Documents without success and am unable to find any useful ways to Disable this message. Windows suggested The manufacture has drivers that controls these features but have been unsuccessful in finding any drivers that relate to this issue. If possible I'd just like to have this disabled.  

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Just got this, and did a clean install of Windows 10 Pro. Installed all drivers, nothing funky in Device Manager, but the touchscreen and the pen are not working. Click on Pen Tablet Properties in Control panel and it tells me Supported Tablet Not Found on the System. This is my first time dealing with one of these, and am lost.  Lenovo Thinkpad X220 TabletIntel i7-2640M(2.8GHz)8GB RAM, 250GB Solid State Drive12.5in 1366x768 Multitouch LCDIntel HD GraphicsIntel 802.11agnBluetooth1Gb EthernetUltraNav, Secure Chip,Fingerprint reader, Camera

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Hi all, I have recently upgraded to windows 7 (64bit) and now when I  put my tablet into tablet mode, the screen doesn't autorotate and none of the tablet buttons work. In order to rotate the screen I have to right click on the desktop and choose graphic properties/rotation.Interestingly if I press the tablet buttons while in tablet mode and then rotate the screen up to notepad mode within a few seconds the button will perform its function (rotate screen, activate tablet shortcut menu, etc). Does anyone know how to fix this problem? I've tried running system update (4.0) to no avail. Cheers

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I have a Cherry Mobile Alpha Morph that works without problems aside from the fact that, when I undock it from the keyboard, it doesn't detect that it should now be in Tablet Mode. I have to manually go to the Action Center and toggle it there. Same with docking it back. I have already checked my settings and I didn't disable Tablet Mode either.

Anyone have an idea how I can resolve this? I just want to seamlessly dock and undock the tablet and it should switch to tablet or desktop mode respectively.

I don't know if it's relevant but the OS is Windows 10 Home Single Language.

Answer:Tablet mode doesn't get engaged when I undock my Windows tablet?

I would like to know how to enable this as well - In fact, I was hoping to be prompted to change modes when dock/undocking....instead of having to find the setting and toggle tablet mode on/off every time.

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I think iBall Slide i701 is the cheapest tablet in world (windows) even cheaper than Lumia 430.
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But i have some questions before i proceed to buy it for my child
1. As it is 16gb tablet but in actual we get only 4gb free space & i have read in reviews that once we update windows & other apps we are left with only 400mb space & we cant install other apps. So is it possible to install software's (.exe) on 64GB memory card which this tablet support ?
I am not talking about APPS, I am talking about .exe files like photoshop, ERP, educational softwares etc.
2. As it is having only 1 USB port so it is possible to attach a USB hub so that we can attach pen drives, KB, Mouse, HDD, 3g Dongel & power adapter at once ?
If anyone of you have used any windows 8/8.1 tablet then please reply.

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I received our first X1 Tablet this week and have found an issue related to this device's lack of a hardware Windows Button.  My organization's standard group policy enforces CTRL-ALT-DEL at login. When working in tablet mode (without the hardware keyboard connected), there doesn't seem to be a way to get past the CTRL-ALT-DEL screen. On previous tablet devices, like the Lenovo Helix 2, you would simultaneously press the Power + Windows Button to replicate the CTRL-ALT-DEL entry.   I've tried pressing Power + the volume control keys (since those are the only other hardware buttons), but that doesn't do anything.  Apparently Microsoft uses Power + Volume-up on the Surface Pro 4 in order to solve this issue. Does anyone have any ideas on how to get around this other than disabling the security standard requirement?  Does Lenovo have a driver or firmware update that can be installed to make the volume controls perform this task, like the Surface Pro 4 does? 

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I have upgraded my X201 Tablet to Windows 10 32bit. As far as I can tell, everything is working, including the WACOM drivers and touchscreen.  Wireless has worked perfectly so far, not sure about Bluetooth as I don't use it. My only issue is that the buttons on the display do not work. The power button located on the display does work. I tried installing the Tablet Button Driver II and it will go through the install but the buttons do not work.  This is the download link:http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/ds027627 The document claims Windows 10 compatability and was Last Updated :08 Jun 2015. On inspection, all the files extracted are dated from 2012 and when trying to manually run the software Windows throws up an error that the software is not supported on this PC.   I removed and reinstalled and noted that the driver information page when running the installer does NOT have Windows 10 listed as a supported system. My assumption is that the driver that they have linked on the download page is NOT the most current driver and is infact the driver for Windows 7 from 2012. Does anyone know how to contact Lenovo to get the correct driver posted to the page, or know of an alternate source to try and find it?

Answer:X201 Tablet Windows 10 Tablet buttons not working

hi, I can't help you with your question, sorry! Gooed to hear everything else is working fine on your system. Can you tell me what to do to get the x201 tablet's touchscreen to work!? I will have a clean windows 10 install. Where do i get the (right) drivers (windows, Wacom?) Thanx!Carlo

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Hi,
I'm going to be doing some presentations and teaching online. I'm using Team Viewer 9 running on Windows 7 as my software. I would like to be able to have the equivalent to a whiteboard visible to the participants.
For a demonstration of the sort of thing I want to do see
click here
where the presenter draws circles etc. He doesn't do any handwriting in the YouTube video (but he does in the actual presentation at CBT nuggets)
I'm total newbie when it comes to tablets, but a tablet that allows drawing direct on the tablet and simultaneous display on a Windows monitor. I know that the presentation on You Tube was done with various Wacom devices. Intuos4, Cintiq monitor, or more recently, Cintiq Companion tablet. (I tweeted the presenter Shawn Powers). These devices are a bit beyond my budget. Is there a cheaper alternative? Sadly the Microsoft Surface Pro 2 is not yest available in Australia (where I am) - I'm not sure if it's a possible answer, but I'm assuming it would be. Is there anything else that's not going to mean I have to take out a mortgage on my house?
Thanks in advance for your help.
cheers,
Bernard

Answer:Drawing on a tablet with simultaneous display on the tablet and a Windows PC

I assume you mean you want to use an app on a standard tablet such as a Nexus 7 or IPad and stream the tablet screen content to a monitor or TV?
Maybe something like this is needed

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Hi, I recently purchased this, which had been reset to factory default bythe seller (Windows 8). I immediately updated it to the Anniversary version of Windows 10 but I have noticed that the Windows LogoButton on the tablet does not appear to be working, when I pressthe area there is no response.(Must admit I didn't try it before I updated the OS). I believe there should be a vibration when the "button" is pressedand I know the vibrator is working as it works when I turn the system on/off. Is there a specific driver for this or is it packaged with somethingelse? Thanks for any advice

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My keyboard makes a weird ound when I try to start the computer.  When trying Ctrl+Alt+Del I get a Security Information msg:Instead of pressing the Cntrl,alt,del press the windows security button on your tablet computer.  Where is it? thanks

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Hey all!
    I am new the community here, and I was wondering if anyone knew how to get tablet buttons working with Windows 10 on the DELL XT3. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
Thanks,
Gabe

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Sorry, but I'm a total newbie regarding tablet PCs.  I bought a used X41 tablet running Windows XP Pro.  On its bottom it has stickers stating that it has had both original Windows XP Pro and Tablet edition 2005.  I upgraded to 1.5 GB RAM and have installed XP SP3.  My problem is that I cannot figure out how to access any of the tablet features.  Changing the PC to tablet form by manipulating the screen does nothing.  The screen reorient button and all the buttons on the bottom of the LCD display do not do anything. I DON'T have a digitizer pen (yet), but since it seems the screen is not becoming any type of acceptable "tablet," I don't know what to do next.   There is no Mobile PC choice in my Control Panel.  How does one "activate" the tablet features I believe are inherent in Win XP Pro with SP3? Thank you very much in advance for any assistance you can provide. Tom

Answer:How to access tablet features

xp pro doesn't have tablet features.  you have to install windows xp tablet edition to get the tablet features. incidentally, you can put a 2 gig stick of ddr2 ram in there.

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My X60 was recently wiped and I have reinstalled all of the drivers, but I can't get the tablet features working again.  I have installed all of the tablet drivers that the site recommends multiple times and they still don't work.  Even a tech support person could not get it to work.  Is there some program that I need to install first to get them to work?  What is not working is the touch screen and the tablet buttons. Thanks

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So I installed Windows 7 on my Thinkpad x200 tablet PC but I have the following problems: 1) Sound doesn't work. The speaker icon shows activities but no sound eventhough the speaker is not muted. The HD Audio driver is installed and updated 2) The buttons don't work 3) PCI Simple Communications Controller, Bluetooth Peripheral Device and PCI Serial Port drivers can't be installed Please help

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As Aakash the Classpad also seems to be concerned on Educational reforms and making education reach to each and every part of the country and to all categories of students . Classpad will provide features like giving lessons after sending them to students , take tests and assignments and in turn students will also get their share of attention from the Teacher .
a) ClassPad has Android version 2.2 .
b) ClassPad price ranges between Rs . 7500-14000
c) Classpad uses a 1.3 Ghz Processor .
d) It has a 7 hour batter backup with a 4gb memory which can be extended to 8 Gb .
e) There are 3 Models of Classpad , Class 7 , Class 8 & Class 10 .
f) Covers syllabus of Popular Indian educational Boards like CBSE , ICSE ,etc .
g) It is available in 2 Models -
1) For multiple student usage there is a designed Trolly Model
2) For individual student usage One Tablet Per Child Model (OTPC)

Answer:Classpad , The new Indian Educational Tablet , Features !

Starts $150.
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I think I have a faulty X230T, there are now only three tablet buttons and the middle does not do anything. I have installed 7wg737.exe (tablet short menu for Win7), but it does nothing. When I go into Tablet PC setting>buttons, only one button shows up and that's the screen rotation button.  Is there a way to assign the middle button to shortcut menu? Otherwise I'm unable to change brightness or volumn during tablet mode which would make this tablet unusable.

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Random question, I know. Anyone know the answer?
 

Answer:Will Windows XP Tablet Edition run on a non-tablet PC?

mrfettucini said:





Random question, I know. Anyone know the answer?Click to expand...

If anyone is interested, the answer is yes.
 

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Hi I have just updated an old laptop with Windows 8 (Microsoft has a great offer right now = it is only a great offer if it works ;-) )The PC is a: Lenovo ThinkPad X61 tablet 7767.But I am having issues with the tablet interface. Windows 8 has been designed to tablets...With the virgin installation, the tablet interface does not respond.The tablet is found in the Device Manager:+ Human Interface DevicesHDI-compliant device (3 lines)Wacom Penable Dual TouchAll control programs are in place, calibration program can be opened, but there is no response from the tablet (pen or touch). I have looked at the lenovo support site, and downloaded various drivers, most with no effect, others caused windows blue screen - which in windows 8 is more light-blue greenish.I have also Installed ISD_DualTouch_710-9 from Wacom.eu, this gives the most positive result.Both pen and touch works (no dual touch), but is unaligned (when in a corner, pointer is 2cm from corner x and y. center of screen is aligned)I cannot calibrate, neither pen nor touch. Running tabcal (from control pannel or commandline) gives 4 popup windows with error messages:1) Failet to enumerate the installed digitiser devices.2) No suitable hardware was found to calibrate.\nWindows supports calibrating only integrated digitisers.3) Invalid display was specified.The Device manager lists the tablet as working:+ Human Interface DevicesHID-compliant deviceWacom DeviceI have tried to find a file holding the calibration; I found a ISD... Read more

Answer:X61 Tablet with Windows 8 - no tablet function

check this topic

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Hello all, I just purchased a Lenovo X200 Tablet with enhanced multitouch on the 13th of November when they were having the nice employee sale. I customized the X200 enhanced multitouch package and added a whole bunch of features. I got the camera, turbo memory, 4 gigs of ram, fingerprint reader and the works. The only problem is I don't have any touch features (with my hand) at all. It only detects the digitizer pen. I thought maybe they forgot to install the drivers or something so I tried installing the touch drivers from the Lenovo website (my product number is apparently 7448CTO which is not freaking multitouch from reading on the forums). When I try to enable the Touch features it tells me that it did not detect any touchscreen moreover the tablet did not even come with the simpleTap software which had me really puzzled. Why did Lenovo do this to me?? I need it for university and it took really long to come. I really need those touch features not just the pen. Thanks Cal













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Answer:TouchPanel Problem, X200 Tablet with enchanced multitouch - NO TOUCH FEATURES AT ALL

Colferns,I've had a x200 tablet multi-touch for a few months.  Just upgraded to win 7 and having problems getting the multitouch to work.  I wonder if the drivers are not working.  BTW, 7448cto refers to the 7448 model, "Configured To Order" - I know, not very helpful. It is strange, since in XP it worked okay (but not great).  I now look at my Control Panel | System and Security | System Setting and I see half way down the window a category called "Pen and  Touch:". I am dismayed to see "Pen and Single Touch Input Available". I hope some one replies soon with the right drivers. 

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Hi,I'm a Student who wants a decent business laptop with high portability and graphics, plus I much prefer Lenovo's trackpoint to touchpads, so the X-series tablet seems perfect in all except the dedicated graphics! Is it possible to request the use of one at the point of order or is the tablet completely incompatible with a dedicated rather than integrated card?Cheers to any responses in advance  James

Answer:Can you request a dedicated graphics card for the X series tablet?

The Intel HD 3000 with the second generation Core i's is a pretty decent integrated graphics, it's actually as good as any entry level dedicated graphics chips. The only other Tablet with better dedicated graphics would be the Fujitsu Lifebook Tablet. There's also a workaround to having dedicated graphics, but you would lose the portability a little (using eGPU solutions) through the ExpressCard slot.  

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I am trying to troubleshoot errors with the digitizer intermittently stopping accepting pen input (until restart or resume from sleep) I go from having 2 entries under Human Interface Devices-HID Compliant Device-Wacom Serial Tablet to having 8 entries after the installation of Lenovo Software (Tablet Buttons/System Interface/Tablet Shortcut Menu) the same thing occurs in xp and when i uninstall the drivers and restart I end up with2 entries under Display4 under Human Interface Devices2 under Mice and other pointing devices (initially 3, one with a conflict)2 under keyboard5 under Monitor  I'd appreciate if anyone with an SXGA+ model with the pen functioning, could post a screen shot of their device manager with emphasis on those areas:DisplayHuman Interface DevicsMice and other pointing devicesKeyboardMonitor and mention if you're running Lenovo software Tablet Buttons, Tablet Shortcut Menu and System Interface

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Hello. We've got an unusual problem when applying driverpackage for lenovo x201.OSD with SCCM 2007.. The Audio driver installs successfully during OSD (with silent install switch) and in devicemanager we can see that the conexant 20585 Smart Audio HD driver has been installed. Same with "Intel screen audio". But in the Audio options in controlpanel all the fields is grayed out.There is with other words no associated soundcard / standard device. If we install the driver again, logged in as an user the recently grayed out fields in Audio options automagically now shows the correct input / output devices (Conexant audio) and the sound starts working. Is there some issue when installing drivers in SYSTEM context?Notice: There is no "?" in device manager. BR!

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Greetings, My system is i7 Multitouch X230t. It was working fine from last 2 months till today when while turning my screen from laptop to Tablet configuration the touch and pen function suddenly disappeared. When trying to access the Pen and Tablet setting it gives an error " A supported tablet not found on the system".Also at the same time i noted that in my device manager a USB device is now labeled as Unknown device. I searched the net and tried everything.  Restarting. - No effectUninstalling the unknown USB device and restarting - No effectUpdating all lenovo drivers from the lenovo Site - No effect System Recovery to an earlier Date (15 days) - No effect When i Tried to update Lenovo Multitouch/pen driver from lenovo site it give error " A supported tablet not found on the system" and aborts installing the driver. I uninstalled the wacom driver ISDdrivers.exe from windows Uninstall utility and again tried to install Multitouch and pen drivers but again it says " A supported tablet not found on the system". Someone please help. I am afraid it might be a hardware issue as the problem started when i turned the screen from laptop to tablet mode. Currently My X230t is just a Laptop and NOT a TABLET as there is NO touch and NO pen input, as if windows doesn't even recognize any tablet hardware on board. PLEASE HELP. Thankyou 

Answer:Help: X230t " A supported tablet not found on the system" Problem. Its not a tablet anymore

Perhaps the cable got severed when you were turning it around? I've had a Wifi antenna cable break this way on an HP tablet... If it's still under warranty have them check it and replace it if necessary. It could also be a loose connector but there's no way to be sure without opening the screen assembly.

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I have a Tablet drawing monitor, and today the pen stopped working, I fiddled with it for a while, I tried uninstalling the drivers for the Hardware and reinstalling, but then I noticed that the Tablet Settings and Calibration Options you normally see in Control Panel are mysteriously gone. After maybe 2 hrs of googling I've given up,. there's very little on google, and now im considering doing a "Rest This PC." Any help would be appreciated.

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Hello
My Wacom tablet's pen has died and I hope to have a new one arriving in a few days but in the meantime I dug out an old Hanvon Rollick tablet which isn't supported under Windows 10 (which I use) but I nevertheless found some Windows 7 drivers for it which people reported working under Windows 10.

The problem is my PC is trying to behave like a tablet e.g. putting that blue teardrop thing on text boxes on Chrome (I'm not sure of its correct name) and when I try to ctrl-click a link, it shows a little "ctrl" label under the cursor and won't open the link in a new tab like it's supposed to and just does it in the same tab.

It takes multiple tries to right-click and open a link and when I hover over the link the cursor keeps rapidly flashing between the arrow and finger icons.

It is very difficult to click minimise, restore or close on Chrome because hovering over them doesn't make them go red and clicking on them doesn't tend to make them do anything unless you try many, many times.It's being profoundly irritating in programs other than Chrome too but those are some examples.

I was used to old my Wacom (Volito 2) trying to do tablet-like things but stopped it doing bubbles with gpedit's "turn off pen feedbac... Read more

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I have a Tablet drawing monitor, and today the pen stopped working, I fiddled with it for a while, I tried uninstalling the drivers for the Hardware and reinstalling, but then I noticed that the Tablet Settings and Calibration Options you normally see in Control Panel are mysteriously gone. After maybe 2 hrs of googling I've given up,. there's very little on google, and now im considering doing a "Rest This PC." Any help would be appreciated.

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I have a projector that I use to project things from my computer, but I have no way to show a drawing process.

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Hi. Recently, I have noticed that wifi connection in Tablet mode in my Thinkpad X230 Tablet is significantly slower than in laptop mode. Sometimes, it completely disconnected to the network. I tried to test with Speedtest. net and download a file via Internet Download manager. Both show that laptop mode has significantly higher and better speed connection than does laptop mode.  Does anyone have the same experience as me? Is the antena has any problem??? Thank you. I 

Answer:wifi connection on tablet mode - Thinkpad X230 Tablet

which model wifi card do you have? intel 6205, 6300 or ThinkPad 1x1 or 2x2.

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I have a desktop that runs Windows 8.1. My x220 tablet runs Windows 7. I was thinking about getting a wacom bamboo tablet for my art in photoshop (which I make on my desktop... x220 isn't powerful enough for what I do in photoshop). Then I realized that my x220 tablet is kind of the same thing. Is there anyway I can connect my tablet to my desktop so that when I'm using photoshop, I can use the stylus on the tablet to control what I do? Many thanks in advance.

Answer:Connecting x220 tablet to a desktop to use it like a wacom tablet with stylus

AFAIK, not easily:http://www.ersatzhaderach.com/blog/2013/02/02/turn-an-old-penabled-tablet-pc-into-a-networkable-art-...

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I am currently on a Dell Venue 11 5130 with a Bay Trail Atom Z3770 and 2GB ram. While it serves the purpose of my usage of office suites and web browsing, I could use a little faster tablet. It would stutter if I have more than 5 tabs open on Edge. But there is nothing wrong with this tablet with a plenty of battery life and nothing broken after using if for close to 4 years now.
I am looking at a Dell Latitude 11 5175 tablet with a Core M3 and 4GB of ram. Is this upgrade worth it? Or should I save some more money to get the Core M5 version for around $150 more? My usage is office word, and youtube.

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hi guys i really want to try a windows 8 tablet and i plan to buy it either by the end of this month or by next January. I am confused on what to pick though
First of all, the reason why I want a windows 8 tablet IS because i like the interface. but more importantly, i need metatrader and cTrader in legacy app as im a full time forex trader. I have metatrader in my iphone but you cant seriously compare that with the windows version (no tabbing, no lines drawing, no fibonacci, etc.). cTrader doesnt even exist there.
im looking to replace my macbook pro (which btw i also installed windows 8 on it through parallels virtual desktop) with a windows 8 tablet to support my trading while im outside
So basically I dont need a super i7 tablet or something. However, im curious to know how windows 8 atom tablets perform. I have seen enough reviews and some people says atom tablets perform badly in legacy apps. Question is, how bad is that bad? Does it lag so bad even though i dont need to run heavy apps like adobe? I only need to run these trading apps which btw are very light. You can compare them with MS paint i believe, just with constant connection.
would it do well in atom tablets? I dont want lags when i switch from win8 native apps to metatrader and cTrader.
next question - how does windows 8 tablet on-screen keyboard work with legacy apps? Would i have special gesture to show up the on-screen keyboard or it automatically appears when i touch the screen? I personally dont believe ... Read more

Answer:Help Me Choose My Tablet - Thinkpad Tablet 2, Vivotab, Acer W700, Etc.

I forgot to add one more question. how responsive legacy apps (desktop mode) is to your finger? Do i really need a pen or it doesnt help either? Because acer w700 doesnt come with a pen so it's also a crucial question for me

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When I use the X220 as a laptop I can duplicate the display through my SmartBoard projector but when I use it as a tablet and it is docked I have to turn the tablet and dock 180 degrees so I am not writing upside down on the smartboard;  that means the dock has the cables coming out the front.  I can undock and plug everything into the X220 but the beauty of the dock is that I don't have to!

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The latest bios update of X1 Tablet (Model:20GG) breaks the sleep (or hibernation) function. I found the tablet sometimes cannot be waken up by pressing the power button after entering connected standby. The version of the flawed BIOS is1.68-1.21 (N1LUJ30W) After rolling the embedded controller version back to 1.20 (N1LUJ29W), the problem no longer exists.

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I have an IBM ThinkPad X41 that was issued to me from work. I would like to reinstall the operating system to get rid of all the garbage that's on it. But, they don't have the CD's that came with the laptop. The COA on the bottom of the X41 is for WinXP Pro Tablet Edition. But, I don't have a copy in the office and they can't find it anywhere. Should I install Windows XP Professional on it or should I somehow contact IBM for the CD's to be reissued?

Any ideas???

Thanks!
 

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so i just replaced my stock hdd with a 7200rpm and installed windows 7 professional. I have installed most of the drivers and have just about everything working except for my screen rotation button. i installed the screen rotation utility, but the rotation button does not work at all (neither does the accelerometer aided rotation). I also attempted to change my tablet pc settings, but that made no difference either. any suggestions would be more than welcome!

Answer:tablet rotation button!

so i just replaced my stock hdd with a 7200rpm and installed windows 7 professional. I have installed most of the drivers and have just about everything working except for my screen rotation button. i installed the screen rotation utility, but the rotation button does not work at all (neither does the accelerometer aided rotation). I also attempted to change my tablet pc settings, but that made no difference either. any suggestions would be more than welcome!

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Hello, I'd like to customize the function of the tablet button, i.e. the secondary power button, the "Secure Attention Sequence" button (which mimicks ctrl-alt-del)and the screen rotation button. The Tablet PC Settings (in the control panel) can supposedly give me access to such customization, yet it only shows the screen rotation: I did install the latest driver (twice, thinking that the second one could overwrite and fix the first one). Is this normal ?

Answer:Customization of tablet button

Hello, Has anyone found a Solution for this Problem?

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I received our first X1 Tablet this week and have found an issue related to this device's lack of a hardware Windows Button.  My organization's standard group policy enforces CTRL-ALT-DEL at login. When working in tablet mode (without the hardware keyboard connected), there doesn't seem to be a way to get past the CTRL-ALT-DEL screen. On previous tablet devices, like the Lenovo Helix 2, you would simultaneously press the Power + Windows Button to replicate the CTRL-ALT-DEL entry.   I've tried pressing Power + the volume control keys (since those are the only other hardware buttons), but that doesn't do anything.  Apparently Microsoft uses Power + Volume-up on the Surface Pro 4 in order to solve this issue. Does anyone have any ideas on how to get around this other than disabling the security standard requirement?  Does Lenovo have a driver or firmware update that can be installed to make the volume controls perform this task, like the Surface Pro 4 does? 

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Has anyone run into the problem where there is no audio on an X61 tablet even though SoundMax drivers are shown to be installed properly?  Any help would be appreciated. Thx

Answer:No audio on X61 tablet running Window XP Tablet Edition

I have the same issue right now on an X60 tablet that I just upgraded to Vista Ultimate.  All of my drivers are up to date, except it shows on windows update that I have an audio driver still to update.  I go through the process, and then it will not install the update.  I wish I could help with this more, but wanted to let you know that others have similar problems. I hope someone can help us.B 

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I have a wierd problem - I have six X61 Tablets, all with XP SP3.  One of them gets the BSOD on every boot during the XP Logo scroll.  This occurs on both its original drive and if I put in an HDD which works fine in another chassis.  Note that it will copy (clone) that disk fine if I follow normal protocol using Acronis True Image Home 2010 CD (on the ultrabase with either CD or DVD) - it clones USB drive to HDD fine, then that HDD works fine in another chassis, but gives the same BSOD when I try to run it in this chassis.  I am pulling my hair out trying to figure what is different, as I am unaware of any setup or BIOS changes.  Any ideas?  Could a bad CMOS battery cause this?  I have yet to try a new HDD setup from Lenovo disk set, but that is my next try.  I hoped to get insight here first, though.  Thanks in advance. Joe Holzer

Answer:X61 Tablet BSOD with XP SP3 using same drive that works fine in another X61 Tablet

hey ideaman911,let me get this straight ...X61 Tablet (Shoddy) + original HDD = BSODX61 Tablet (Good) + original HDD = PerfectX61 Tablet (Shoddy) + HDD (from X61 Tablet(Good)) = BSODX61 Tablet (Good) + HDD (from X61 Tablet (Shoddy) ) = ??is all the unit at bios version 1.25 ?





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I'm new to the Tablet community but excited to venture into it.  My workplace provided me with an X201 Tablet type 2985 model C5U.  The pen works great but I can emulate any of the finger/touch demos.  Is this not supported with my type or model?  Or do I need a special driver.  When I open the tablet PC settings, I'm given the option to identify my screen as PEN or TOUCH.  While I select TOUCH, no finger combination (one or two) that presses my screen will invoke anything.  I was hoping this would be a touch solutoin albeit more powerful than the iPad.  Appreciate your responses everyone. Thank you. L

Answer:X201 Tablet Tablet MultiTouch Support (Newbie)

welcome to the forum!
 
the 2985-C5U model has a pen-only outdoor-viewable display.   it does not support touch input.

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Hi, I have here a X220 Tablet that seem to have a FAN problem.Often in the last days my CPU temperature is often over 90 CAnd the fan has problem to reduce the temperature.I have also situation that the CPU is going too hot and the tablet switch off! With the CPU tool TPFC.62 I can see that the fan speed is 2300-2500 RPMs.But this seams not enough to be. And now the strange thing:When I disable the graphic adapter ?Intel(R) HD Graphics Family? (Driver 8.15.10.2321) and reboot and do the same thing that I done to get the temperature over 90 C with the intel graphic adapter the temperature is not going over 83 C!!! The fan speed is 3500-3800 RPMs. Can someone helps me with this issue?  

Answer:X220 Tablet FAN Problem - temperature over 90 °C - tablet switch off :(

Hi giciorek,
 
I understand that your fan/temperature problems can be frustrating.  I would try updating your BIOS and also updating Power Manager.  (Some on the forum have tried downloading ThinkPad Fan Control, but that is not an official Lenovo solution.)
 
Download Power Manager here:
 
http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS014924
 
Download BIOS Update here:
 
http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS018805
 
In Power Manager, click Advanced at top right, you can Set Optimize Fan Control to Balance All Parameters under Battery Settings.  Set it to Reduce Noise Dynamically under AC.
 
Let me know if this helps.
 
 





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Hi I have installed 64bit windows 7 on my machine quite recently in order to utilise the extra ram. When i rotate the screen clockwise to tablet mode, the screen will auto rotate to primary potrait by default and the buttons will work as usual. However, when i swivel my screen anti clockwise to tablet mode, the screen will NEVER auto orientate to primary potrait mode and all the tablet buttons will not work if i rotate the screen ANTI CLOCKWISE. Can anyone help me on this? Thanks alot in advance for the replies

Answer:X200 Tablet rotation and tablet buttons problem

I found another thread in another forum whereby another x200t user has the same problem. http://forum.tabletpcreview.com/showthread.php?t=22541 Hope someone can give advice regarding this. Thank you

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Hey all, I have a weird problem.  My tablet buttons have stopped working-- but only in tablet mode.  That is, I can't rotate, or bring up the tablet shortcuts, or move around the screen in tablet mode.  Also autorotate doesn't work.  But if I switch out of tablet mode, I can do all of these things just fine (except for autorotate). Also, when I switch into tablet mode the screen doesnt rotate or anything, but when I switch out of tablet mode the screen rotates to the direction I defined in the settings (sometimes.. to be honest it seems pretty random to me).  I am running 32 bit vista w/ 4 gb ram on an x61 tablet with the latest drivers.  I have uninstalled the tablet button drivers and the lenovo system interface and reinstalled them already.. I have the latest APS. Help me out here.. I have no idea why this isn't working!  Don't make me have to reinstall vista to get the buttons working.. Tha'ts ridiculous!!  Arrrgh.

Answer:Tablet buttons stop working in tablet mode only

sano88 wrote:Also autorotate doesn't work.  But if I switch out of tablet mode, I can do all of these things just fine (except for autorotate).You haven't calibrated it yet and enabled it yet. You have to get into Tablet shortcut menu setting and do it all first. For the rest, uninstalled all ThinkPad Tablet Button Driver, ThinkPad Tablet shortcut menu then restar and reinstall vis System Update. Just let it find for you; that's the only thing I could recommend for this case.

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Hi all,    I have a really annoying problem...my x220 tablet disconnects from the internet whenever I enter tablet mode. The internet can be working perfectly fine while in non tablet mode but as soon as I switch to tablet mode, my internet disconnects. And if I switch back to non tablet mode from tablet mode, my internet returns almost instantaneously. I can load a page in non tablet mode with no problems, switch to tablet mode and the page stops loading. If I return back to non tablet mode the page resumes loading without so much as a pause or a hiccup. Also, when I switch the computer to tablet mode, wifi networks disappear off of the "available networks" list that were there before the switch.     I've tried everything, from updating network device drivers, reinstalling network device drivers, running diagnostics, reformatting my computer, uninstalling Norton Antivirus, system restoring to days before the last known working date in normal mode and safe mode, and contacting customer support (chat and call, managed to get a hold of a rep) but none of them have worked.    I also used to have a networking log before I reformatted/system reset to factory settings and there were a ton of errors with words like avsc manager failed to "something" ... I'll reinstall the thinkpad network managing program to create another log. Can someone please help me? My last resort is calling lenovo support again to have tech support come to hel... Read more

Answer:X220 Tablet Internet Tablet Mode Problem

hey kiul676,that's weird, could you check your bios is at 1.24. if it isnt go here and update : http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS018805





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I just bought my Yoga 2 13, when I flip it to Tablet mode, the screen turns off. Apparently it goes to sleep. When I open it it turns on again. Do I need to do any adjustments? or is this a defect?

Answer:Yoga 2 13 Tablet Screen turns off when in Tablet Mode

Try updating your drivers first: http://mobilesupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/yoga-series/yoga-2-13-notebook-l...If that does not help, try a factory reset:1. Turn off your Yoga 2 132. Press the tiny button next to the power button on the right3. Follow instructions to perform a factory resetIf none of the above attempts have helped you, it is probably a hardware issue.

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hello all, i would like to set the three Tablet Buttons (the ones on the 'display' half of the notebook) to Shift, Ctrl and Alt, so i can use photoshop  also in 'tablet' mode of the notebook. the ctrl and alt keys were OK to set up, but it doesn't recognize the Shift key in the setup dialog. is there any known workaround?thanks for any reply.

Answer:x200 tablet & setting Shift to one of the Tablet Buttons

Try checking if the SHIFT key is actually one of the items on the drop down menu in the tablet pc button settings.





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Hi people!, Im pretty sure this topic has been discussed before but im still having trouble making it work. When in tablet mode jabbing any of the buttons doesnt do anything, however when i switch back to normal laptop mode the buttons that i pressed start taking effect (screen rotate, tablet toolbox) . ive tried reinstalling windows and all the drivers i would be great to get this working again! Ive got a X61t with the following installed:-Windows 7-ISD tablet 7.1.0-9-Tablet button driver 4.04-tablet shortcut 6.33 any help is appreciated thanks!

Answer:tablet buttons dont work in tablet mode

download thinkvantage system update, it should load all the missing drivers for you.

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Does anyone know if there is a program available (free if possible) similar to Quicken (Deluxe) that I could use on my Android Tablet(HP 10 Tablet G2 -2301)? That would keep track of bank accounts and interest earned, and keep track of one stock IRA and interest earned and yearly RMD? And produce reports for that interest earned, etc.? Mainly for using when preparing yearly tax forms.
 

Answer:Quicken alternative for Android Tablet(HP 10 Tablet G2 -2301

Have you looked at Mint.com?
 

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The bay trail tablets come with office 2013 preinstalled, I cracked my asus t100 and wanted to move office to my new dell venue 11 pro core i3 version. I downloaded office and it got to the point where it needed to check if any other computers are using the license. So of course with it being activated on the asus it didn't let me. So is there anyway of deactivating it from the asus and transferring it to the dell or is the office version "special" that came with the bay trail tablets?

Answer:Possible to transfer microsoft office from bay trail tablet to new tablet?

Uninstall it on the T100?
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Well, I've finally had it. I've had my 6365 CTO X60 tablet pc for over a year now and last Monday I lost pen functionality in tablet pc mode in the afternoon after working fine in the morning. It works fine, even now after rotating the screen back to laptop mode. As soon as the screen is rotated back to tablet pc mode, no pen functionality but the mouse still works fine so I know it's functional in laptop mode but rotate back, all ok!  I did uninstall the Wacom drivers, restart, and then downloaded the tablet pc, windows xp version drivers from the wacom.com site as instructed in a previous post. Unfortunately, the digitizer pen is still disabled in tablet pc mode and works fine when rotated back to laptop mode. I've called Lenovo tech support in Atlanta four times now and they've been totally useless. I wiped out my X60 tablet last Friday and used Rescue and Recovery to reinstall the operating system back to it's factory settings. I went back and unistalled and reinstalled the Wacom driver. Nothing. Since that didn't work either I've requested the box to ship this back to the Memphis Depot. Hopefully, I'll just get a new replacement machine that works but I'm so angry and frustrated w/ Lenovo's support because it's obvious that the people on the phone are not tech specialists and they couldn't even point me in a direction to get this fixed. It's cost me over a week now wo... Read more

Answer:X60 tablet pc digitizer pen functionality disabled in tablet pc mode

Problem solved! While the support folks weren't able to fix the problem over the phone, they did overnite me a prepaid return box which I sent back that day. Two days later they overnited my X60 tablet back fixed with a note saying 'LCD enabled'. I'm impressed how quickly they got my tablet pc back up and running. I'm glad I got that 3-yr. support warranty because I usually opt out of those things. This totally paid for itself. I just wish I hadn't been so reluctant to send back my laptop because I do need it for work and I figured I wouldn't get it back for at least a week or longer. I was so frustrated and pessimistic that I forgot sometimes these problems do get fixed in a very satisfactory manner. It's too bad the initial steps that led to sending it back were so painful. Bottom line: Lenovo fixed my pc quickly, no questions asked. Thanks!

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I have a new X220 Tablet, and the Pen and Tablet functions work perfectly out of the box as long as the unit is on the Ultrabase. As soon as I remove from the Ultrabase (or boot while not connected), the Pen & Tablet functions stop working. Conversely, if I dock the X220, the Pen & Tablet functions begin working again. The behavior is the same regardless of whether I have an external monitor attached or not. Any thoughts?

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Hi I've looked at every category in the drivers matrix and absolutely cannot find the drivers that control the Tablet buttons on my tablet screen,  Can anyone point me to a link???  I found another thread on this forum that talks about a similar issue and someone posted a link to beta drivers, but the link doesn't go beyond the main Support home page at Lenovo.  Thanks, -G

Answer:X200 Thinkpad Tablet - Tablet buttons drivers NA???

Hey there Cr0sschex77,
 
To get some clarification to better direct you, what operating system are you currently using? Additionally are you referring to physical buttons or "buttons" on the touchscreen once at the desktop? Thanks Cr0sschex77!





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plz help
i have lenovo thinkpad 2 tablet it was not running well so i decided to reset it ...
but after 1 hr,it says "WINDOWS INSTALLATION FAILED PLEASE RESTART THE INSTALLATION"
and it keeps on repeating the same thing...
please help me ....

Answer:PERFORMED TABLET RESET now UNABLE to START TABLET

If it is still under warranty, call Lenovo. IF you tried to reset to factory defaults, and it is still failing, then you have something else that is going bad. My suspicion would be memory as that is what happened to me although it was on a desktop. Something to check...good luck.

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So the DV port on my asus eee pc 1005peb is failing, and got the idea from android central to look into tablet and tablet hybrids. I kind of like the idea of having a hybrid for both the netbook kind of experience combined with a tablet experience. I'm having trouble discovering what my brands and model options are for that type of device. I'm concerned from what little I have seen so far I'm going to be against a cost prohibitive wall compared to spending $100 to have the port replaced. I'm one to figure if I'm going to toss that kind of cash into a repair I might as well consider replacing it with something else instead of doing the repair.
For my desktop PC I hesitant on going to windows 8 because of a lot of negative stuff I've heard but at the same time I hear good stuff about it too. But when it comes to a portable device like my netbook and a tablet. I think hm windows 8 (not RT) sounds like it would be a good fit since it is designed for both traditional mouse and keyboard input and touchscreen input. Plus I would like to retain the software I use on my netbook to use on whatever replaces it. Something I can't do with my current HP touchpad with webOS and android (CM9) on it. I tried using both as a replacement for my netbook but in the end there were just too many things I didn't like about that. I let my dad take my netbook out of town with him for about 2 month and was trying to use the touchpad as a replacement. I was glad to have my netbook back to use it again.
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Answer:shopping for netbook replacement with tablet or tablet hybrid

Sounds like you have a pretty good idea of what you are looking for. What would be the price range you are looking at?

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Dear Lenovo team,Your X220 Tablet is basically the finest laptop in the world, for the sophisticated computer user. As a long-time customer of your X tablets, I'm excited to use it more than 70 hours per week, and recommend it to everone.There is a great issue with it though: The resolution is enough only for web pages. It does not fit programming code, system administration or advanced document or photo editing.Therefore, I request that you offer as an alternative to the HD 1366x768 (1049k) display, the option of getting a full-HD 19201080 (2073k) and possibly HD+ 1600x900 (1440k) display to the laptop.This way, the X Tablet laptop will finally become the best laptop in the world again; it was most recently with the X61 Tablet, that came with a SXGA+ 14001050 option. I understand you had a technical challenge with this monitor variant - many of them broke, I believe - however with new updated technology, I'm completely confident through the world-leading expertise of your backing team, this is either resolved, or resolvable today.Please pass this on to the right team and person within your organization, and message me back.Thank you,Mikael M ore 

Answer:Request for full-HD (1920×1080) res on the X tablet (Feedback to your product dev team, *Prio*)

Please note that Sony already offers a full-HD (19201080) screen for their Z laptop [1]. If you don't offer a quality screen like this also, customers will buy from Sony instead of from you. Thank you.Mikael [1] http://store.sony.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/CategoryDisplay?catalogId=10551&storeId=10151&langId... : "13.1" LED backlit Full HD display (1920 x 1080)" 

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Is there any way to customize this button? I have installed windows 8 (and now finally have almost everything working to my liking!) and would rather not have it launch SimpleTap. If possible I would like it to default to the standard desktop setting.













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Answer:x230 Tablet "Black Button"

I have not discovered a way revamp the Black Button without changing the registry, However, this may be a good alternative for you to create your own hard shortcuts in Windows 8:
 
Use the [Win-Logo]+[D] to see the Windows-8 desktop.
Right click on the Windows-8 desktop and select New, Shortcut.
Then in the called input box simply enter the appropriate shortcut text.
(found under the properties of the desired program)
Once a desktop shortcut is made, right click the shortcut, press properties and shortcut key replace none with the key or key combination you would like to use.
 
Then Pin the Desktop Shortcut to Start (Menu). To do this right click on the desktop shortcut and select "Pin to Start"
 
I also thought I would share the official Windows 8 shortcuts with you.
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/keyboard-shortcuts





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win10 installedwin10 fully patchedlenovo systemupdaed all completed had to install audio driver currently:x220 tablet - mic button not functioning mic audio quality sounds like robot to other usersmic audio quality sounds fine with local playback   

Answer:x220 tablet - mic button not functioning

So I discovered that my mic was on all the time.I shut down all my applications and still the mic was live.Then i rebooted and before I even logged in the mic was live.Why is my mic live before log in?Why does my my mic stay live?

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'Tablet button are not installed on this computer' error shown on my notebook display

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Hi, I'm recently got a X201 and installed Win 7 x64 on it. Basically, everything is working except the 4 buttons on the screen section of the laptop. (The power button works tho). I have installed all the latest drivers on the lenovo website, and still cannot get the buttons working. I believe that this buttons help with the flipping on the screen when using it in touch mode. The touch functionality of the laptop works fine. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.Derek

Answer:Button issues on X201 tablet

I imagine you have tried this one:http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-70709

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I just got an X200 Tablet, replacing an X41 tablet. The little button that appears for bringing up the input panel should only appear when the screen is rotated into tablet mode, but it appears in laptop mode and won't go away. There must be a setting for this, but I can't find it. Does someone know how to set that? Thanks in advance!Mark

Answer:X200 Tablet Input Panel Button won't go away

I think this is normal behaviour for Vista (I assume your X41 had XP).  Mine is always barely visible (about 5 pixels at the left side of the screen). You can move this around (up/down, dock left/right), and it may be possible to make it go disappear (although I don't know how). Some people, myself included use the pen even when the Tablet is in landscape mode.  For this reason, it is nice to have the TIP always visible.  I find it a little annoying when I am watching a movie fullscreen, but the rest of the time I appreciate it. Ideally, it would only appear when it detects the digitizer pen, but I have no idea how to configure this.

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So my x61 Tablet Thinkpad has some problems. It constantly restarts itself when I'm in the middle of doing things. Now it's starting to have weird effects on things after it restarts (Firefox decides to stop working, Internet connection is messed up, hourglass stays next to pointer forever, etc) Now it's decided to make the Tablet button on the left side of the taskbar huge, taking up all the room and leaving none for my other tabs.  Can anyone give me a quick fix for this until I'm able to send this laptop back for maintenance?

Answer:Tablet PC Input Panel button is HUGE

Please download the following file, save it to the desktop and run it.

http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/regs_edits/xp_taskbar_desktop_fixall.vbs
 
This will reset the taskbar to the default, and should fix the problem that you are having
Download that file and then run it.  That should do the trick!

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Hi

Today when I turned my laptop to tablet mode, I did not see the button that helps to switch between apps. This button was located search button in bottom of the window, but I cant see it now. It was there before.
Did I change a setting mistakenly ?

PS: Right now I can switch between apps using alt + tab

Answer:Where is switching apps button in tablet mode ?

Hi,
Welcome to the forum

Easiest way i see to get it back is turn off tablet mode, then long press on the toolbar to bring up the options and enable it, then turn tablet mode back on again

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I install the latest hotkey feature 8.79.10 http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-x-series-tablet-laptops/think... after that, all fn+ function and the volume button worksbut the thinkvantage key (AKA the old blue button) not working anymore, not assign toC:\Program Files\Lenovo\dxpstarter.exe please help me, how to solve the problem

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Hi,
I recently noticed how with ipads the physical/capacitive not only functions as home button but also as showing tabs when double pressed.
I personally have a tablet running windows 10 which has a capacitive button (Dell venue 11 pro 7140), and was wondering if its possible to add a second function (/when double pressing) to a button or key in windows 10. Is there software that can do this?
(I do know its possible to change what the physical/capacitive button does, by just directly changing what the "Home" key does. So if I can add a 'double press' function to the Home key its should automatically work for the physical button too)
Tnx for taking the time.

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Hi

Today when I turned my laptop to tablet mode, I did not see the button that helps to switch between apps. This button was located search button in bottom of the window, but I cant see it now. It was there before.
Did I change a setting mistakenly ?

PS: Right now I can switch between apps using alt + tab

Answer:Where is switching apps button in tablet mode ?

Hi,
Welcome to the forum

Easiest way i see to get it back is turn off tablet mode, then long press on the toolbar to bring up the options and enable it, then turn tablet mode back on again

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Oi!
I'm desperately looking for a way to move the back button on the taskbar in tablet mode to the left of the windows button. I can't do it, no matter how hard I try. Any ideas of how this can be done? Here's a paintjob of what I mean (don't mind the missing task button)

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I just went about searching the web to find out if an X60/X61 Tablet pen fits in an X41 Tablet (as in, stores properly in the pen slot - it will definitely work on the X41 Tablet screen) and couldn't find the answer on any of the popular forums. So, I pinged some Lenovians to find the answer.





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Answer:Does X60/X61 Tablet pen fit in X41 Tablet and vice versa? *SOLVED*

The answer is that the X41 Tablet pen fits in the X60/X61 Tablet slot, but the X60/X61 Tablet pen does not fit in the X41 Tablet slot. Now you know, and knowing is half the battle.





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Hi, Happy New Year. I replaced my old harddrive with a new one and I just installed windows xp tablet 2005 (not supplied from lenovo or ibm) on the new HD. Now it seems that a lot of drivers are missing. Like bluetooth, keyboard, wireless... The drivers are available to download from ibm's website, But I have to install 20+ drivers one by one. That is too much. After installing xp, my windows desktop showed no icons except for recycle bin (I believe this is due to drivers missing also). Anybody know is there a x60 tablet driver bundle/package cd image somewhere? How did you guys change your os to xp on a new HD? Thanks!

Answer:Installing XP tablet 2005 to X60 Tablet new harddrive

Why not let System Update do the work for you? You will need to have installed the MS .NET Framework 2.0 beforehand, instructions can be found on the site, and then let it loose.

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My X41 (1867-CTO) Tablet will not go into Tablet Mode.  Also ThinkVantage System Update has 2 updates that keep downloading and installing but just keep appearing.The stylus does not do anything either.













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Answer:Lenovo X41 Tablet - Tablet Mode Not working

You mean it doesn't change screen orientation when turn to tablet mode, right? If so, I have that problem too!! and no one helps us so far. http://forums.lenovo.com/lnv/board/message?board.id=X_Series_Tablet_ThinkPads&thread.id=4013

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Has anyone come across a problem with PEN input not being available at boot but becoming available when you disable and re-enable the HID component.  As soon as you shut the machine down and restart PEN input once again unavailable.  Windows event logs contains no error message in relation to hardware or drivers and none of the devices show and issues in device manager.Any help would be appreciated.

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So I purchased my Tablet with XP Tablet OS downgrade (it was suppose to come with Vista, but I choose to have XP tablet instead). So my Laptop gets shipped in a speedy manner, I open the laptop up and there is a Vista sticker on it.  Luckily XP tablet  was installed on the laptop. However, on the bottom of my laptop is a Vista Business Product Key  . . .  Where is my XP Tablet 2003 product key? What if I wanted to do an OS refresh of XP Tablet without using the ThinkVantage software/bootup? What if my HD fails and I need to replace it? Does ThinkVantage offer to burn a cd/create an image or install of the Fresh XP OS install like Dell does? I know it offers to burn a recovery disk, but is that recovery disk just a restore point of the PC, or an actual OS installation. I really would like to be able to avoid the dependancy of ThinkVantage software on the hidden partition for restore and recovery. Also I guess whenever I'm ready to use Vista, how would I go about installing Vista? Is there another selection for creating a "Vista recovery disc"?Message Edited by tonefour on 08-26-2008 09:55 AM

Answer:X61 Tablet XP Tablet OS Product Key? OS refresh concerns!

I feel the same way as you. Last laptop crashed, and the recovery partition/MBR went too. The company wanted me to pay for recovery discs. I couldn't believe it. Anyway, I only have a partial answer for you unfortunately. I have Vista Business installed so you'll have to ask Lenovo about the XP part. I just spoke with Tech Support for though and they showed me where the option to Create Recovery Media was:Start-->All Programs-->ThinkVantage-->Create Recovery Media Follow the wizard and good luck, it worked for me.  We shall see if it actually works when the moment of truth comes. Best 

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I downloaded the 'driver' on the gateway website:
http://support.gateway.com/support/d...&uid=263185599

after downloading & Extracting the file. a 'read-me' file pops up.

it reads:

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Overview

This document describes the steps necessary to install the Tablet PC button drivers for the notebook computer models listed in the Applicable Part Numbers section below.
Installation

1. From the Start menu, right-click Computer, and then click Manage.

2. In the User Account Control dialog box, click Continue.

3. In the left pane, click Device Manager.

4. In Device Manager, click the plus sign (+) next to Human Interface Devices.

5. Click Tablet PC Buttons, and then from the Action menu, click Update Driver Software.

6. The Hardware Update Wizard displays. Click Browse my computer for driver software.

7. In the Update Driver Software dialog box, type or browse to the C:\Cabs\D20113-002-001 folder. Click Next.

8. Open the D20113-002-001 folder and confirm the selection of the qttabbtn.inf file. Click Open.

9. Follow all onscreen instructions to complete the installation.
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I get stuck at step number 5.. I do not have a 'Tablet PC buttons'!! (this is the reason why I need to download it..).. it seems to me this 'driver download' is actually an update for the driver. and not the driver its self.?

I downloaded other drivers from them, for my computer and they all worked great.. they all had easy 'install... Read more

Answer:Gateway Tablet PC, I need the 'Tablet Buttons driver'

Brittni-

After opening the qttabbtn.inf file (installation script), I found these alternative names for "Tablet PC Buttons." Try finding one of these names in the Device Manager:
"Quanta Computer Inc."

"Quanta Computer Tablet PC Buttons HID Driver"

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Hi, I've just downgraded my X61 Tablet to Windows XP Tablet from Vista Busines. When i try to install Lenovo System Update i get the following error message"There is a problem with this Windows Installer package. A program run as part of the setup did not finish as expected. Contact your personnel or package vendor. Action StartSuService.EXE, location: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\ ... \startsuservic.exe" Does anyone know what to do about this error? I have tried to:Add the "StartSuService.exe" file from another lenovo tablet, to the System Update directory, aswell as the installers cab files.Aswell as the obvious (rebooting, redownloading, and rerunning the installer). Thank you in advance,Mikkel

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X61 Tablet what OS better&faster XP tablet  or Vista Business. RAM 4Gb.

Answer:X61 Tablet what OS better&faster XP tablet or Vista Business???

I can say that XP is simply faster, but Vista is just much better as far as Tablet functionality is concerned.

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The learning curve on this machine is steep if you want to take advantage of all the input options but I've put the time in and I'm starting to love it. There is one thing I wish Lenovo would address though. I see plenty of ThinkPad users with this problem going back to at least 2008, and no solutions forthcoming. The manual states: "On the display bezel near the screen is a row of buttons with which you can control your computer in the tablet mode, without the use of the keyboard."By default the buttons are set to turn your computer off, press CTRL+ALT+DEL, or rotate the screen 90 degrees. The manual goes on to describe how you can customize these buttons via the Tablet Shorcut Menu, which is accessed via Start > Programs > Lenovo ThinkVantage Tools > Tablet Utility.If you open this program you get a dialog box titled "Auto Screen Rotation Settings." This dialog controls what orientation the screen should switch to when you convert into tablet. So it really doesn't have anything to do with the buttons.The only dialog that allows any assignment of the tablet buttons is Windows Control Panel > Tablet PC Settings. Here the Buttons tab is supposed to list the actual buttons on the front panel and let you assign them, but the only one shown is the Screen Rotation button. This works fine, you can set the button's function for a single press and a long press. (Too bad it's not possible to use Shift by itself, but that is as-designed by MS.)It should go without sayi... Read more

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Hello, Here is a summary and then a more detailed transcript of some problems and strange behavior I experienced with my X200T this weekend.   I have arranged for Depot service with Lenovo, but I wanted to post a description of the problem here in case (1) anyone knew an easy fix or in case (2) other people with the same problem were googling to see whether their problems were isolated.  If I missed a thread describing this problem, apologies for the redundant post and thanks for your leads Best,magneticcarpet   Product-model: 7448-CTODescription: Pressing power button does not turn on PCGoal: To be able to do the following reliably:To restart the computer from Windows 7.  This currently causes the PC to hang. To shut down from Windows 7 and then start up using the power button.    Seems ok for now.  To shut down from Windows 7, disconnect both AC power and the battery pack, reconnect both power sources, and then start up using the power button.  This doesn?t work right now.  SUMMARY Problems with the computer power started on Saturday, 2010 August 21 after I installed a peripheral device.  As part of driver installation, I tried to restart the computer.  The computer hung.  The power button did not restart the computer.  Removing and reconnecting AC and battery power did not help either.  After the computer sat untouched overnight, I woke to find it had powere... Read more

Answer:X200 Tablet power button does not turn on computer

By the way... I appreciate your most thorough, scientific trouble-shooting (I thought I was good at this  We have 14 of the x200 tablets 7450-WEP (not multitouch). One of them recently could not be powered on. Removed battery and tried another power-brick. Eventually it would power up again, with or without battery and with original power brick. Updated bios from 3.13 to 3.14 (newest for x200-tablet as of Oct 12, 2010), tho I see the x200 (non-tablet has a 3.15 on 9-Sept-2010 at http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/MIGR-70476.html But I then ran 3 hardware diagnostics, and for all 3, eventually, the x200t would seemingly lockup hard after anywhere from 11 minutes to 3 hours. Not sure if these lock-ups are related to the power-button issue. None of the diags 3 use windows, nor even require a hard-drive at all. 1. (newest avail) PC-Doctor-DOS iso version 2.0.1769.01 from lenovo locked up at test 46 of 49 in 2nd pass. Pressing keys had no effect: had to hold down power button to reboot. I have a test.log file from it on usb stick. 2. (newest avail) memtest86+ v4.10 locked up at Wall Time 11:21 Test #8 [Modulo 20, Random patter] testing188K-922M pattern 71e88745-7 Pass(1) 91%, Test 79%. Esc, c, and every other key ignored when locked up. 3. Windows Memory Diagnostics iso from http://oca.microsoft.com/en/windiag.asp seemingly locked up at Pass 1 test 7 of 11, but after I let it sit for 10 minutes, the test resumed by itself (progress bars started fly... Read more

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I just installed a new OS (Windows 7 64 bit) and I cannot find the drivers to make the button on the tablet work that changes the screen orientation.  Please help.













Solved!

Go to Solution.

Answer:Looking for driver for button to change screen orientation on x60 tablet.

I found it, thanks

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Has anyone seen and/or solved the following problem:My recently purchased X220 Tablet ?Mouse? Left Button click stops working intermittently. Put the computer in sleep mode, then awaken it, and the button works again. Problem is not ?mouse? specific. The click function stops on all three ?mouse? devices:  TrackPoint, Touchpad and Touch screen.This does not impact the Right button; it works fine.Computer is running Windows 7 Professional SP 1.Problem is reminiscent of X61 Touch Screen I had where the Pen would stop working until it was put in sleep mode and awakened.  That went away eventually with a driver update.

Answer:X220 Tablet Right Mouse Button Stops working

I noticed this issue today on a x220 running windows xp. the tablet was in use and for about 1 minute the left click function stopped working, both from the built-in trackpad button and the other left click button. after about a minute it started working again.   During this time i could use the keyboard and the right-click without issue.  Anyone else seeing this or have any idea what to do about it? 

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Weird problem here: after reinstallation of XP tablet edition SP3(from recovery disk, was using Vista but dun like it that much), i cannot solve this conflict!!!!Install hotkey first, working fine, then i installed tablet button driver, after restart volume keys are not working, however the blue thinkVantage still works. Uninstall the tablet button driver will set volume keys to normal, but then tablet buttons will not work. anyone can gimme some suggestions???i reinstalled my system 4 times already and this conlict is still here to bother!!!

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I have just bought an ACER Switch 11 convertible SW5-111 and installed Win 10.
Now I want to simulate the mouse right button when I am on Tablet mode (no physical keyboard nor mouse connected).
Any way to do this?
Thanks....

Answer:Right button on tablet mode ACER switch 11 Win10

Tap an item for Left Click... Hold down on an item then release for Right Click sub-menus.
Enjoy the new tablet.
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I have a Portege M700 and when I turn it into tablet mode the rotation button quits working.
It works when it in laptop mode.

I have the rotation utility set to go into secondary landscape and its no longer switching and the button on the front of the screen will not switch it anymore either.
I can go into the rotation software and rotate it manually.

Any suggestions on how to get the button functioning again?

Oh and I am running Vista Business with SP 2.

Any help would be appreciated.

Answer:Portege M700 - Rotation Button Not Working In Tablet Mode

If you rotate the whole laptop, does the screen rotate automatically using the accelerometer?

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Why there isn't an American version of this forum I'll never know...

First question: When I try to change the tablet buttons on my Tecra m7 the button says it changed, but it doesn't do what I told it to. For example, I want to set the right arrow on the multifunction button to flip 3d. The right button still arrows over like it used to.

Second question: on screen volume effects are missing in vista. you know that little window thing that pops up when you adjust the volume and then goes away after you finish in windows xp? Yah that's it. Am I missing some sort of driver or something?

Thanks in advance

Answer:Tecra M7: Vista issues with changing tablet button functions

Hi,

Where did you downloaded your drivers and tools? Maybe there sometimes different versions for the same model but different types of that model.

I suggest you reinstalling that software and especially the drivers for that machine. If you couldn?t find something on the USA or the European site (which you visited I think)
you can try it here:
http://209.167.114.38/support/Download/ln_byModel.asp

It?s the canadian tosh website. They sometimes had tools and drivers which another tosh sites don?t have. :(

So just try it, and if you didn?t find anything just give a little feedback and we will continue on solving that prob.

Greets

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Hi there  I have a Lenovo x200 Tablet (Enhanced MultiTouch) and when I sviwel the screen so it lays on the keyboard the image doesn't turn with it pressing the button to turn the screen image doesn't work either It stopped working yesterday but all the other buttons on the panel works Also, the Windows Rotate Screen thing doesn't work either  Someone please help meWhat can I do?I am running Vista Business.

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is there a driver that can make this work?

Answer:Portege M 200 Tablet rotation button doesn't work on Vista

Hi,

I had the same problem on the M200 and now onthe M400.
My solution was to install the Intel Supplied Drivers. With those drivers the rotation is made with CTRL+ALT+ARROW (Up Arrow to point up, Right Arrow to point right, etc).

Good luck!

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 Last week I woke up my X60 from sleep mode like usual and was greeted with a nice "Unknown device found" message. I found that my tablet pen does not write, no buttons on the monitor work and the status lights on the monitor do not work (the charging, battery light and sleep light do not turn on). I have tried several driver upgrades from the website, but none seem to do the trick. I am trying to avoid reformatting to get them to work again, but if that's what it takes... Any suggestions? Running Vista Buisness. 

Answer:X60 Tablet uninstalled tablet driver, help!

Welcome to the [email protected]!  Please contact the help desk about this.  The error that you are seeing is typically related to a bad digitizer.  This is not something that you can replace, as it is attached to the LCD.  They should let you send it in and they will repair this for you.  

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Is it possible to use a Tablet PC Pen on the display screen (13.3" Toshiba True Brite(r) WXGA TFT High Brightness) of my Satellite U400-137. I have some pre-loaded SW for Tablet PC (I Ignore if it was supplied with Windows Vista or some additional complimentary SW supplied by Toshiba with my Note book).
In case that it is impossible to use the pen on the screen does exist some external screen / display by Toshib to connect to my notebook, which coul support Tablet PC SW?

Answer:Satellite U400-137; Tablet PC Pen - Tablet PC

I doubt you can use a pen, even if the laptop has touchscreen capability.

The Tablet PC laptops have an extra digitizer layer inside the screen to sense pen input, so you would need to have a Tablet PC model like the Portege M750 or M780.

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