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Carbon X1 2016 20FB - Samsung950 Pro - Windows 7

Q: Carbon X1 2016 20FB - Samsung950 Pro - Windows 7

Hi, trying to get a Windows 7 Install done on a Carbon X1 2016 20FB w/ Samsung950 Pro. Bios 1.14 (latest as of May 2016)Special issue is, I need to get it done in a Legacy mode (BIOS,MFT style). I was able to install Win7 based on a win7 image that got the 950pro drivers and the USB3 drivers infused through NTLITE, and then I build an image with Rufus 2.9 (both UEFI/GPT and UEFI/MFT) worked, with the X1 BIOS was set up to UEFI only with CSM.BUT I need to to run on the BIOS setting 'Legacy' and in MFT style, b'cause the special Win7 installer I need to use does not support anything else. I know, sounds weird, but..... . So- is there a fundamental limitation against booting / installing a Win7 on a Carbon X1 2016 20FB - Samsung950 Pro in Legacy 7 MFT mode?

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/Carbon-X1-2016-20FB-Samsung950-Pro-Windows-7/td-p/3338627
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Preferred Solution: Carbon X1 2016 20FB - Samsung950 Pro - Windows 7

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Hi all, I have have new X1 Carbon and really like it. However I am getting regular BSOD failures once or twice per week. I am running Win7 Enterprise SP1 and have all the lastest Lenovo urgent updates installed and most of the recommended and optional updates installed too. The BSOD have been of the following types:KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED (1e) on June 28thMEMORY_MANAGEMENT (1a) on June 30thBAD_POOL_CALLER (c2) on July 6thMEMORY_MANAGEMENT (1a) on July 7thDRIVER_CORRUPTED_EXPOOL (c5) on July 21st At first I thought it was faulty RAM so I ran MemTest (http://hcidesign.com/memtest) for over night for two nights in a row and no issues were detected. Has anyone encouneted this issue and know how to fix it? Any recommnedations from Lenovo? If required I can attached detailed log dmps. Thanks,Ian

A:Frequent BSOD with 2016 X1 Carbon (20FB)

Look in the event log to see if a driver is throwing an error before the BSODs

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/Frequent-BSOD-with-2016-X1-Carbon-20FB/td-p/3377470
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Hello, I have this problem for month now :I close my X1 Carbon lid before going to bed, and in the morning, when I resume it from hibernation, the trackapd and trackpoint are totally unresponsive. Everything else work fine, I just have to wait, sometimes 20/30sec, sometimes a whole minute, to have the trackpad working. This is very frustrating to have a computer resuming so fast from hibernation but being unable to use it. I have the latest BIOS (1.15), latest UltraNav driver (19.0.17.98).Tried several drivers uninstallation/reinstallation, several fresh windows install, problem is still present. Actually on a fresh install of Windows 10 64bit (Anniversary update).

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X1-Carbon-2016-20FB-Ultranav-unresponsive-for-30sec-1Min-after/td-p/3386336
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Just got my brand new X1 Carbon (4gen 2016/20FB) with the 512 GB PCIe NVMe SSD (THNSN5512GPU7). Was expecting a blazing fast disk, but it felt sluggish something that AS SSD Benchmark confirms (see attachment). According to the specs this drive should offer up to 2400 Mb/s read and 1500 Mb/s write. But I get 1800 MB/s read and abysmal 113 MB/s write. The machine has all the latest updates from Lenovo (incl BIOS) and all the drivers for Windows 10. Anyone else tested their drives? Found a Dell XPS owner with the same drive that complained about the same issue. Turning off windows write cache buffer flushing does help, but that is not a good answer.

























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Hi all, I have the X1 Carbon 2016 (20FB) and it is running Windows 10 Enterprise. I have all the lastest Windows and Lenovo updates. It all works pretty well except when it comes to starting back from sleep mode. I have the laptop configured to go to sleep when I close the lid. However when I reopen the lid, the power button and keyboard lights come on but the display stays off. Opening and closing the several times doesn't help. The only way to get the display to turn on is to quickly press the power button. This puts the laptop to sleep. If I press the power button again the laptop comes back to life and the display works again. Anyone else have this issue? Any possible solutions? Thanks,Ian

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X1-Carbon-2016-20FB-display-doesn-t-work-after-opening-the-lid/td-p/3454282
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Hi, the power options sets that the display should turn off in X minutes. But it doesn't do it at all. Instead, the computer is locked and the display dimms.  I'm pretty sure that I have installed the latest monitor and graphic card driver. For testing it, I have also unplugged all USB devices.  What can still be the reason? Thanks!

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/Thinkpad-X1-Carbon-2016-20FB-won-t-turn-off-display/td-p/3479770
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Hi, i just bought X1 Carbon (20FB series) running on windows 10. there's a sim card slot, but when i insert the simcard it keep poping out from the port the question is, is this laptop really support sim card? and how do i know if it work when i can properly insert it?

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/x1-carbon-20FB-sim-card/td-p/3482102
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Hi, I've got an X1 Carbon 20FB (4th gen), and noticed it doesn't have Lenovo System Update on it, which I've found useful in the past. So I went to the Lenovo downloads site and found System Update, but it doesn't list the 20FB as one of the X1 Carbons it supports - it only goes up to 20BS, 20BT: http://support.lenovo.com/se/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-x-series-laptops/thinkpad-x1-... (See the "Note for ThinkPad X1 Carbon users") Should I avoid downloading System Update then? I've not noticed anything that's not functioning, but I figured it makes sense to keep things up to date from a security and features point of view. Why is it not included by default? Thanks for any advice!

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/System-Update-on-X1-Carbon-20FB/td-p/3427436
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Hi, does anyone know if there is a list of compatible embedded LTE chips that will work on a X1 Carbon 20FB?  The reason why I ask this is bec the current model, EM7455, only operates at some frequencies that some abroad contries do not support and the older models such as the EM7355 support those frequencies.  One being GSM.  I tired to install a EM7355 into my 20FB laptop but the bios isn't allowing it. Thanks!

A:X1 Carbon 20FB Embedded LTE Compatibility

EM7455 is versatile enough and supports a lot of 4G/LTE including LTE-A and 3G bands worldwide. It does not support 2G (GPRS/EDGE) access technology.




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https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X1-Carbon-20FB-Embedded-LTE-Compatibility/td-p/3399773
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Hi, We are having an issue with our X1 Carbon's(20FB). The audio output via an HDMI cable works, we see the Epson speakers in the playback devices. After the user is logged on for a while, the speakers will no longer showup in the playback devices and the auidio will just come through the laptops speakers. After we restart the computer, the audio will again work and play to the speakers. Windows 7 X64 Any help or thoughts on this is greatly appreciated.  Thanks,John

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X1-Carbon-20FB-Audio-Issue/td-p/3464159
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We've purchased about dozen th gen x carbons machine type fb and nbsp have been having some intermittent keyboard issues with multiple laptops nbsp At least different units have had problems where the keyboard doesn't seem to work at all nbsp After power on nbsp we press F F or Enter to try and access different functions but they have no effect nbsp Once windows loads we still can't type anything nbsp nbsp The first time my tech ran into this he nbsp rebooted a few times and was still experiencing the same issue he nbsp set the laptop nbsp aside for me to look at nbsp When I turned it on they keyboard was functioning normally nbsp Later after loading our image on the computer he was preparing to deploy it to a user when the keyboard stopped working again nbsp I fired up a new laptop this morning fresh out of the box and had the same issue a non-functional keyboard nbsp In this case at least the touchpoint touchpad didn't work either nbsp I rebooted tried to get into UEFI config and after a couple of more reboots I tried pxe booting but nothing I pressed on the keyboard seemed to help nbsp I turned the laptop off and put a note on it that it had a bad keyboard iss... 4th intermittent Carbon x1 gen keyboard (20FB) but when my tech came in and turned it on a couple of hours later they keyboard is working fine nbsp nbsp I've got one in front of me right now that was working this morning but now the touchpad point aren't responding nbsp Keyboard is working though nbsp nbsp Lastly we issued one x1 Carbon 4th gen (20FB) intermittent keyboard iss... of this model to a user recently and she has intermittently had the keyboard stop responding while she's in the middle of working on a document nbsp After a few minutes it might start working again nbsp nbsp These issues may or may not be related to each other but it's very x1 Carbon 4th gen (20FB) intermittent keyboard iss... odd behavior and we haven't quite been able to pin down the cause nbsp Anyone else seen something of this sort nbsp Any suggestions

A:x1 Carbon 4th gen (20FB) intermittent keyboard iss...

Hello all, We've got the same problem here with our x1 Carbon 4th gen (20FB). Lucky, we just purchased 2 but not 2 dozen. Both of them have the same problem which same as Swhitcher. We've called the Lenovo support hotline and ask for the onsite support. The on-site engineer replaced the mother board for us, but after 1 hour, problem occur again. We're going to deploy those computers to the end user very soon.So please, give us the solution as soon as you can, Lenovo!Many Thanks! Willi

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/x1-Carbon-4th-gen-20FB-intermittent-keyboard-issues/td-p/3375037
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I recently got a X1 carbon 4th gen (20FB), and I have been super happy with its performance. However, it seems like whenever I have the laptop closed, the keyboard is leaving a mark on the screen. I sent it to repair, and they changed the screen, but that didn't seem to fix it. I noticed that the body and the lid are not perfectly aligned - one of the corners of the lid seems to be jutting out a little bit with respect to the rest of the body. I've attached picture to show this. I'm not sure if this is a part of the general design of the Carbon.  Can anyone with a X1 carbon 4th gen confirm that this alignment feature is not present in their machine? Thank you ? 

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X1-carbon-4th-gen-20FB-lid-and-body-alignment/td-p/3441108
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Hi, I have x1 carbon 20FB and I have Synoptics WBDI bio scanner. Device is working fine when I try to use scanner to log in to the computer. I'm interested in ability of using the scanner to store other passwords from secured web sites utilizing the scanner. Is it possible? If so - what do I need? Thanks, Jakar55

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X1-Carbon-20FB-Fingerprint-Scanner/td-p/3457424
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We've got about dozen of the th gen x carbons machine type FB and have had a high number of display related issues with them nbsp At the moment we have sitting upstairs waiting for UPS to pick up for shipment to lenovo service and one more on my desk that was Display X1 (20FB) flickering and/... issues -- Carbon just acting up nbsp I'm told that we have previously sent in at least another or laptops for similar issues nbsp I understand that those previous laptops had the displays replaced and that we have yet to see a recurrence of the issues in one that has been repaired nbsp The problems we've seen X1 Carbon (20FB) Display issues -- flickering and/... are intermittent and generally fall into one of two categories FlickeringVideo X1 Carbon (20FB) Display issues -- flickering and/... garbled missing sections or complete garbage nbsp The flickering is sometimes very faint barely noticable but other times it's more pronounced bad enough that users complain of X1 Carbon (20FB) Display issues -- flickering and/... headaches and or it's going to cause seizures nbsp The garbage video issue is what I just saw with the laptop sitting on my desk nbsp It went to sleep and when I woke it up this was what I saw nbsp After a few moments the laptop rebooted on it's own and the display was back to normal but I don't want to send this out with a user now just to get a support call when it nbsp happens again nbsp Is anyone else having this sort of issue nbsp Or did we just nbsp particularly unlucky nbsp

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X1-Carbon-20FB-Display-issues-flickering-and-or-garbage-video/td-p/3400877
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Carbon X1 connected to OneLink+ with current firmware 2.30 OneLink+ dock is connected to 2 DisplayPort monitors and some USB devices 1. If the X1 display is closed the system hangs on starting Windows2. If I open the lid and re-power the system and start up windows. Once I can get the the Login screen, I can then close the lid and all is good. Both external dispay work fine 3. X1 boots fine when not attached to OneLnk+ Workaround - #2 is not a great option in the long term Any help would be appreciated Steve 

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X1-Carbon-20FB-won-t-boot-unless-display-is-open-when-connected/td-p/3434429
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I'm setting up a new X1 Carbon with machine type 20FB. It came with a Samsung MZNTY256HDHP SSD. I noted there was a recent SSD firmware update package for this laptop model, so I downloaded and ran the updater. It reported there were no updates. However, after digging a bit deeper, I discovered that the SSD firmware updater for the X1 Carbon 20A7/20A8/etc. DOES have an update for the SSD in this machine. What is going on here? Does this firmware update somehow only apply when the SSD is installed in a 20A7? Or did this particular model of SSD just get missed when Lenovo was putting together the firmware update package for the 20FB?

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/Missing-SSD-firmware-update-for-X1-Carbon-20FB/td-p/3485035
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Hi There,
 
I am trying to image this laptop from wds and looks like i am getting below error:
 
"windows could not set a partition active on disk 0. The target disk, partition, or volume does not support the specified operation. The error occurred while applying the unattend asnwer file's <DiskConfiguration> setting. Error code: 0X80300024"
 
 Please see my attached answer file, not sure if that is somthing with this laptop model since even i try to go to it's pre installed windows, it just don't take me to windows.
 
Please advise!
 
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https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/Lenovo-X1-Carbon-Model-20FB-002RUS-and-S-N-R9-Please-help/td-p/3430494
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Hi There, I am trying to image this laptop from wds and looks like i am getting below error: "windows could not set a partition active on disk 0. The target disk, partition, or volume does not support the specified operation. The error occurred while applying the unattend asnwer file's <DiskConfiguration> setting. Error code: 0X80300024"  Please see my attached answer file, not sure if that is somthing with this laptop model since even i try to go to it's pre installed windows, it just don't take me to windows. Please advise!

























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https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-C-E-K-M-N-and-V-Series/Lenovo-X1-Carbon-Model-20FB-002RUS-and-S-N-R9-0l5uQR-Please-help/td-p/3430494
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I recently reinstalled my windows 10 system and then can not find my wireless card. In the Device Manager, there is two hardware without drivers. 1) Network controller; 2) PCI simple Communications Controller.I went to the Lenovo support page and find out I need to install Huawei Huawei ME906s Wireless WAN Firmware Updater for Windows 10 and 8.1 - ThinkPad. However, I can not install this. It showed "Error code 10: Find port failed" Did I install a correct version. Or what kind of drivers I need to install for my wireless card. My model is :X1 carbon 20FBSystem: Windows 10 Thank you very much!

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X1-Carbon-20FB-CAN-NOT-install-wireless-drivers/td-p/3479332
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Hi, I updated my X1 Carbon 4th gen to 1.17 BIOS, and since then, opening the lid won't wake the computer from hibernation, except when plugged.Bios changelog states Disabled the power button when the computer is in battery mode and the
computer lid is closedbut when I read "power button", I don't think "this is gonna break the behavior of the lid". And of course, no rollback is possible from 1.17, so I'm stuck with a computer wich won't wake from hibernation correctly. I just can advise you all to not upgrade bios, and see what's inside the next version...

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X1-Carbon-20FB-1-17-BIOS-broke-wake-from-hibernation-by-opening/td-p/3412880
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Hello! I have made many driver pachages and image loads of lenovo pc, but i cant figure this one out. I think I have spent 4 hours of researching and I have realised I need to put down my pride. I need help. Using:Sccm 2007.WinPe 3.1 I'm using the Onelink+ pro usb to RJ45 adapter to get ethernet. It says it supports PXE. We use winpe 3.1 and want to deploy Win7.I have added all the drivers from Lenovo sccm pachage. I have turned "only legacy" in the bios. I have added the USB3 Exstension driver to both the image and WinPE. I get to download the Winpe and start it up. It have an IP and shows activity untill it start Winpe and check connectivity. It show error, but simply just reboot. When i f8 and type ipconfig /all it shows nothing. Please help me.  

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X1-Carbon-model-20FB-Deployment-issues-PC-restart-after-loading/td-p/3351416
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Hi all, iam getting crazy with my X1 Carbon 4th Gen. I have problems to install Windows 7 64Bit Enterprise from USB or DVD, i tried both. It still appear the message of missing CD/DVD Drivers. I guess it's a USB 3.0 Driver Problem Thing's i've already tried: - I restored BIOS Settings. I disabled Win8 Compatibility Mode. Boot Options from Legancy to UEFI and back..- Deploy Windows 7 on USB Device 3.0 and 2.0 with Windows7USB/DVDTool- Deploy Windows 7 on DVD- I tried all combinations with the Onlink+ Dockingstation and USB 2.0 Port....- With all combinations i tried to load the USB3.0 drivers and AHCI/Chipset Drivers in the setup menu- I reimaged Windows 7 with the Microsoft Toolkit and add a Hotfix for USB, USB Drivers....nothing My Device:Lenovo X1 Carbon 4th Gen. (2016) (Type 20FB, 20FC)Intel Core i7-6500U Processor (2.50GHz)8.0GB RAM256GB SSD SATA Please help me... :-(

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Hi Guys nbsp I am a former X owner whom ventured back to Thinkpad and bought a X Carbon G GB 10 Thinkpad 2016) (X1 software Windows Carbon i GB LTE FHD and I must say Windows 10 Thinkpad software (X1 Carbon 2016) first impression is really good It feels like a better X in terms of hardware keyboard and so forth - not to mention the screen is leagues above the old X despite me choosing Windows 10 Thinkpad software (X1 Carbon 2016) FHD over WQHD nbsp So fundementals of the purchase are ticking all hardware boxes nbsp However here is the let down - My laptop arrives with Win Pro with all the bells and whistles of an X model The shortcut brings up all the tools and it just feels like home when I had X Win was in its prime - Then I upgrade to windows and there is mostly just a standard windows nbsp It doesnt feel much thinkpad like in windows nbsp Have I completly missed the upgrade how-to or is lenovo not providing same look and feed in both Win and Win nbsp SImple example - the classic battery gauge in toolbar which i found some substandard lenovo remake of 'lenovo battery gauge' which didnt show hours left nbsp I had to go and get the third party batterybar to do the job nbsp Further the shortcuts that normally would give me Accesss Connections and show me the Watt usage of my Thinkpad are nolonger existing and it gives me the windows settings instead nbsp Im a happy X owner but had I known the thinkpad came with Win and mediocre Win features after upgrade I would probably have bought a macbook or similar which offeres no integrations but drivers and would leave me with more in my pocket nbsp So the short questions is - Does anyone have an idiots guide to Windows on X series All I did was to install every driver listed in support plus companion and settings from App Store but still feels very little like lenovo integration - Any hints on where to start or is 'this it ' nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Tablet-and/Windows-10-Thinkpad-software-X1-Carbon-2016/td-p/3373131
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https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/Lenovo-X1-Carbon-2016-Windows-10-Build/td-p/3323674
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X1 Carbon Gen 4 (2016) GPS Is available with optional Wireless WAN Integrated Mobile Broadband 4G LTE (Huawei ME906S) which according to Huawei?s specs has GPS built-in. No mention of GPS capabilities in Lenovo?s specs for X1 Carbon Gen 4 (2016), so can anyone comment about experience? Does GPS work in X1 Carbon Gen 4 (2016)? X220 has Lenovo GPS Enabler ? anything similar in X1 Carbon Gen 4 (2016)?

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X1-Carbon-Gen-4-2016-GPS/td-p/3342538
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Hello everyone, At last time I can remember, my X1 carbon turn the AC led (charging led, near AC port in the notebook's left-side) from orange (when charging) to green and then turn it off when my battery is full charged. But now, it's always on (green color)(plugged in but not charging because I use threshold setting) Please tell me it's normal or not?

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X1-carbon-2016-The-AC-led-does-not-turning-off-when-full-charge/td-p/3419846
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Hello,I am using X1 Carbon 2016 with OneLink+ and 27 inch 4K Dell monitor. It works all right with 60Hz.I would like to know, if it is possible to connect two 4K 60Hz monitors to the system?I understand, that OneLink+ supports two 4K monitors only with 30Hz and this is out of question. I need 60Hz on both of them. So, can I connect one through OneLink+ and another to MiniDP on notebook itself? Theoretically, it seems OK, because Intel HD 520 graphics itself supports two 4K 60Hz monitors and OneLink+ 30Hz limitation is related to speed only (if I am right). Would be grateful for any advice. Thank you.

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X1-Carbon-2016-with-two-4K-monitors/td-p/3344865
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Hi All I have just updated the Bios on my 2016 Lenovo X1 Carbon and now the splash screen which normally shows Lenovo in all black with white text has now got a RED box around the Lenovo text. Anyone else have this? Type: 20FB-003TUK (6th Gen) Regards Stu

A:Lenovo X1 Carbon 2016

Yeah, it change with a new logo.u can check the change log (New) Updated the logo screen at start up.support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/Laptops-and-netbooks/ThinkPad-X-Series-laptops/ThinkPad-X1-Carbon-... I'm a ThinkPad fans, and a Chinese Lenovo employee. My English is not good. That's all.

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/Lenovo-X1-Carbon-2016/td-p/3323665
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https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X1-Carbon-2016-Defrag-SSD-Can-this-be-right/td-p/3432162
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Hello everyone, At last time I can remember, my X1 carbon turn the AC led (charging led, near AC port in the notebook's left-side) from orange (when charging) to green and then turn it off when my battery is full charged. But now, it's always on (green color)(plugged in but not charging because I use threshold setting) Please tell me it's normal or not?

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Tablet-and/X1-carbon-2016-The-AC-led-does-not-turning-off-when-full-charge/td-p/3419846
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https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/4k-resolution-over-HDMI-with-carbon-X1-2016/td-p/3309982
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I just received my x1 carbon, just a day before relocating to Spain. I didn't have time to check it out thoroughly before I left, but everything seemed fine. When trying it out upon arrival I imediately noticed a rattling sound from the touchpad. Just tapping the touchpad lightly produces noise, not to mention doubble tapping which is aweful. The touchpad seems to be centered and in level with the rest, but doesn't appear to be screwed on properly. A lenovo store here in Madrid only had the cheaper models, but the touchpads on these where all firm like a macbook. I'm a little hesitant about calling the spanish lenovo service as my spanish is severily limited atm. Has enyone else experienced this? Thanks.

A:X1 Carbon 2016 Noisy touchpad

A similar problem is being discussed in relation to the X1 Yoga (click), which is pretty much the same hardware as the X1 Carbon Gen 4.

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X1-Carbon-2016-Noisy-touchpad/td-p/3420936
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Again, not sure why Lenovo is so hard headed? Resuing to listen to what the MAJORITY of people want. * No OLED displays? How long do we have to wait for this? 2020? * SD Mini slot in the back? Very inconvient. No one is going to use it. (regular SD card on the side works better).* CTRL and FN button still in the wrong location. Why again do we have to fix it in bios when Lenovo can easily make it right? No SD card on my 2015 is the most annoying thing ever. Yes I have a stupid USB SD reader but c'mon. What's the point of thin and light if we have to carry a bunch of add-ons. Especially when the SD card slot doesn't even take up any space. Stupid move. Lenovo is losing sales and customers and it's due to them being out of touch with consumers.   

A:The 2016 X1 Carbon was a flop. When will the 2017 ...

The 2016 X1 Carbon was a flop for Lenovo? I doubt that. I think it sells very well for Lenovo. You say the majority of people want an SD card reader? Many mobile systems donīt have one anymore, and they still sell. This is a niche requirement, and Lenovo, who is a company with a wide lineup, has other models to fullfill that need. Aka the ThinkPad T460s, which is dimension and weight wise almost exactly the same as your X1 Carbon 2015, but with an SD Card reader, Ethernet, upgradeable RAM etc. 

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/The-2016-X1-Carbon-was-a-flop-When-will-the-2017-be-released/td-p/3342977
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A:X1 carbon Gen 4 2016 - How to power on with finger...

Good day and welcome to the community.
 
To my knowledge, that capability is no longer available, and I don't believe it will be returning.
 
Regards.

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X1-carbon-Gen-4-2016-How-to-power-on-with-fingerprint/td-p/3366787
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Hi All
 
i'm trying to turn on TPM via a task sequence set whilst building the machine via SCCM 2012
 
I have included the following cmd as a step in the task sequence:
 
cscript.exe SetConfig.vbs SecurityChip Active
 
then use a 2nd step in the task sequence to enable  bit locker encryption and use TPM.
 
Now step 2 works fine as we have used this on our previous HP laptops, but it will not work on the lenovo's Am i missing something in the first step of the task sequence?
 
Regards
 
Stewart
 
 
Moderator comment: Detail added to subject for clarity. Model clarified per previous posts.

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Hello, Can I buy a WWAN card (like Qualcomm Snapdragon X7 LTE-A (Sierra Wireless EM7455) to add to my note book (x1 carbon 2016)? Thank you

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A:X1 carbon (4th gen 2016) doesn't reboot when conne...

We've seen the same issue. Our cause was older USB devices were plugged into the dock. One user had an old keyboard.  The other user had an old optical mouse. Replaced devices with new items and it boots just fine.  Thanks,Kyle. 

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X1-carbon-4th-gen-2016-doesn-t-reboot-when-connected-to-OneLink/td-p/3360609
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Hi, I just bought an second hand X1C4 (in Germany). The serial number is written in the BIOS (there is no label on the back). However this SN can neither be validated in the warranty database, nor be found in the product support site. I don't think that I can return it now.In which case this can happen? Is it possible that this SN is somehow wrongly flashed into the BIOS or can it be that this particular laptop is some kind of "illegal" article? Thanks! 

A:ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2016 Serial Number cannot be va...

Hi, I don't know if this applies to you.  I had a motherboard replacement on a IBM A30p and a W510 Thinkpad.  Both times after motherboard replacement I had problems with warranty validation.  On both of my cases after board replacement they put in the wrong serial number by putting in the letter "O" vs the number "0".  Since i still had the label and my purchase receipt i did not resend it in to IBM to fix the BIOS serial number.  Again i dont know if this applies to you.

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A:2016 X1 carbon Touch Screen Stopped working abrupt...

Are you saying the machine won't start, or that the touch function doesn't work?

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I'm going to buy a new license of one of these product, so any suggest please?
I have used Bitdefender, Avast, Kaspersky ( about 3 years ago), I haven't used Norton and Trend Micro.
 

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Out of all these,and your prerequisites,I would go with Kaspersky!
PS:This is from personal experience,and other members may have varying opinions!!
 

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Now! ESET has just released their newest security suite: ESET Smart Security 9 (2016 Edition). These products are on the top of security suites which are produced by giants on security companies. Most of them released 2016 editions of their products. I want to compare on their newest products with new features (such as on ESET: Banking Protection, Bitdefender: Ransomware Protection and new Firewall, etc...) and some enhanced features.

And now, which is your choose for your security? Please let me know your opinion!
 

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its hard choice choose between Eset,Kaspersky and Emsisoft.
in fact i never test Eset 2016, but i tested kaspersky and Emsisoft, Kaspersky 2016 really go lighter than Emsisoft(now i am Emsisoft useres)
by your budget and your interest u can choose Emsisoft or kaspersky.
 

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I have 6 months trial license all of them. Which one do you recommend?

Thank you in advance.

Best regards.

Heyye.
 

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What kind of system do you have?
Panda and Avast are the lightest while Bitdefender can be heavy.

All 3 offer excellent protection (Avast requires tweaking; Bitdefender and Panda works out of the box), while Bitdefender is mainly known for its detection rate (signatures).

Try the 3 of them (trial versions, not the 6 months) and see which one you prefer.

In terms of UI, all 3 are user friendly.

Have a look here for Avast and Bitdefender info:
KIS 2016 vs NIS 2016 vs BIS 2016 vs Avast IS 2016 vs Trend Micro IS 2016
 

https://malwaretips.com/threads/avast-is-2016-panda-is-2016-bitdefender-is-2016.56959/
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If a security soft ranks amongst the top performing AVs, it won't matter much if it does function correctly or causes problems on your specific system.

From lab test results F-Secure has an edge over Panda during testing the past few years in terms of detection (although higher false positives).

From users, it seems more prefer Panda - which is one of Neil Rubenking's (PCMag) favs (that don't mean much - but that is just my opinion).

I'd say, in terms of overall protection, Panda has a slight edge; it might protect your system in a few instances that F-Secure will not.
 

https://malwaretips.com/threads/f-secure-internet-security-2016-vs-panda-free-antivirus-2016.54771/
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But they work for IE and notepad and file explorer but not for firefox or photoshop elements.

I've tried deleting the files from:
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\AutomaticDestinations
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\CustomDestinations
and rebooting but to no avail

any ideas anyone????

I really need jump lists working for Excel & Word.

srv

A:Jump Lists Not working for Word 2016 or Excel 2016

Hmm, jumplists work perfect for me with office 2007. You aren't the only one having this issue

http://www.tenforums.com/general-discussion/41821-jump-lists-not-working-word-2016-excel-2016-a.html
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so jump lists via my taskbar and windows 10, I'm not having much joy :-(

I've just got a new desktop (Jan 2016) with windows 10 pre-loaded and I installed office 2010 - jump lists didn't work - so I thought I'll uninstall and install office 2016 64bit - jump lists still don't work arrggggg!

But they work for IE and notepad and file explorer but not for firefox or photoshop elements.

I've tried deleting the files from:
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\AutomaticDestinations
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\CustomDestinations
and rebooting but to no avail

any ideas anyone????

I really need jump lists working for Excel & Word.

srv

A:Jump Lists Not working for Word 2016 or Excel 2016

Hmm, jumplists work perfect for me with office 2007. You aren't the only one having this issue

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Hello there everyone,

I'm actually on Kaspersky Antivirus v2016, and i was wishing to go to the freeware side. But i definitly do not want to sacrifice security. Does Panda offer same or even better security than Kaspersky, or shall i rather stay where i am?

Any opinions are welcome.. Thanks in advance
 

A:Panda 2016 Free vs Kaspersky Antivirus 2016

without doubt, i'd choose kaspersky antivirus
 

https://malwaretips.com/threads/panda-2016-free-vs-kaspersky-antivirus-2016.56160/
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A:Win7 install on thinkpad x1 type 20fb & SM951aPCIe...

What gen is your x1 carbon? Is it 3rd gen? If so that model does not support NVMe ssd due to it has no NVMe technology only 4th and yoga model of x1 Carbon has got NVMe support.

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/Win7-install-on-thinkpad-x1-type-20fb-amp-SM951aPCIe-NVMe-issue/td-p/3305710
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Which av is best ?

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A:Bitdefender free 2016 vs Panda free 2016 vs Avira free 2016

1-Panda
2-Avira
3-BitDefender

This is my Top from what you listed.
 

https://malwaretips.com/threads/bitdefender-free-2016-vs-panda-free-2016-vs-avira-free-2016.54439/
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Hi Everyone, I am trying to deploy Windows 10 to a Lenovo X1 Carbon using Windows Deployment Services (WDS) from a Windows Server 2008 Standard Server. In order to perform a PXE boot my Lenovo requires the use of a ThinkPad USB 3.0 Ethernet Adapter. With the adapter I am able to boot with PXE however I am unable to install Windows 10 (or other operating systems). I am seeing a network device error message. Initially I suspected that this was due to the deployment image not containing drivers for the USB Ethernet adapter. I therefore added the adapters drivers to the deployment image, however unfortunately I am still receiving the same error. If anybody has any suggestions on how to overcome this issue they will be greatly appreciated. Kind Regards, David  

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/Can-t-install-Windows-onto-an-X1-Carbon-using-PXE/td-p/3315467
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A:NFS Carbon Windows 7 Error

It may be the copy protection and a recent Windows update. Do you need a disk in the CD/DVD drive to run the game?

Also, how long has this been happening?

http://www.sevenforums.com/software/387567-nfs-carbon-windows-7-error.html
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I am interested in this exact topic as well. Looks like the Gen 3 keyboards lack the adaptive keyboard - that clear stripe on the top that changes. The FRU for these X1 Carbons seem to be the whole keyboard, adaptive part, trackpad and bezel - they go for 150 USD or so. Problem is we don't know if it will work given the model year differences. A nice alternative would be just to replace the trackpoint. They came close with this one, but it is no macbook in terms of tactile feel of the pad. I really am having a hard time with it and it's been about a month.  Lenovo please help!

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Windows 10 RTM.X1 Carbon Gen 3 When going to sleep/suspend, many times the device will not actually enter sleep.  The lid LED remains on (not pulsing) and eventually it will bluescreen and create a memory.dmp file before shutting down entirely.  Booting up from this state is a clean boot, and any prior data is lost. I've updated everything recent from the Lenovo webiste as of 7/22 and the new Lenovo software updater for Windows 10, and no luck. 

A:X1 Carbon won't sleep correctly on Windows 10, blu...

Try update your BIOS to 1.0.9, and in my case, the problem seems to go away. I am using X1 carbon 2015 3rd gen

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Hi guys, I have bought the education edition of the X1 without Windows being preinstalled and now I am not capable of installing Windows 7 Pro 64bit. The only option to install Windows 7 is via USB stick, for which I have created a bootable version with the Windows Tool and with a legitimate Windows iso file. But after starting the installation process, the message pops up that necessary drivers are missing, which I cannot locate on the USB stick and which I have no idea to find in the internet. Neither the Lenovo handbook is useful for this first time installation of Windows. Since I am searching the web now for 3 hours without success I am getting quite frustrated. Does anyone know the solution? Thanks in advance!

A:Installing Windows 7 64 bit on ThinkPad Carbon X1 ...

Hello and welcome,
 
What is the exact message?  If it's asking for a CD driver that can mean several things.  Usually a bad download or bad media or bad transfer of image to media.
 
It may be that your USB ports are in USB 3.0 mode and the Windows installer doesn't have drivers for that.  I'm not personally familiar with the X1... if it has a USB 2.0 port, try that.  There may be  a BIOS option to put the ports into 2.0 mode or perhaps "auto" mode that might help.  Another option is to connect via a USB 2.0 hub.
 
Are you installing in UEFI or legacy mode?  In UEFI mode you'll need to enable CSM support in BIOS - which may be explicit or may be automatic when you select the "not OS optimized" boot mode before loadingt defaults.  (The missing driver message doesn't sound like missing CSM support).
 
Just a few WAGs,
Z.

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Think you have install automatic which both dedetcts (which can take up to hours) and installs .. you will find if you restart computer there will be 100 patches waiting.if your just looking to upgrade to Win 10, you can shortcut by using the windows win10 upgrade tool.I would recommend you to 'reset' the windows 10 install after upgrade as I have never seen a win7 upgrade without some issues. After refresh everything is fine.if your just looking for something to happen, set 'do not install automatic' setting on your windows pdate.

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Hi, I have an X1 Carbon. I did an  automated Windows update today, it seemed to work fine initially but then my laptop got into a blue screen loop and kept restarting. The computer worked for a while after that and then gave a blue screen again. This time the keyboards flashed as well for a while, and then the computer turned off. I cannot start the laptop since then. I searched the forum and tried the hard reset, but it did not help. When I try powering on,  keyboard lights turn on for just a second and then they go off. The green power button light turns on  but the computers does not start. Can anyone help? I am traveling for work and looking forward to getting help. Thanks!

A:Carbon X1 will not start after Windows update

What generation of carbin?  What OS?

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I can scroll vertically but not horizontally with my trackpad.  The Synaptics UltraNav Driver, version 19.0.17.27, is installed on my X1 Carbon Touch, with Windows 10.  I have tried many ways of using the trackpad to scroll horizontally, but none of them work, including editing the TP4table.dat file under Program Files/Synaptics/SynTP.  Please help!!












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A:X1 Carbon Windows 10 does not have horizontal scro...

In response to customer reports that horizontal scrolling in MS Office was unsupported on several ThinkPad models running Windows 10, a Synaptics driver update has been released to resolve this issue.
 
Impacted models:
ThinkPad P50s
ThinkPad T460s, T560
ThinkPad X250
ThinkPad X1 Carbon (Machine types: 20BS, 20BT, 20FB, 20FC)
ThinkPad X1 Tablet (20GG, 20GH)
ThinkPad X1 Yoga (Machine types: 20FQ, 20FR)
 
Version 19.3.4.39
(Fix) Fixed an issue where horizontal scrolling might not work in MS Office when Firefox browser was opened.
(Fix) Fixed an issue where scroll icon might have black color overlay in recent Windows 10 environment.
 
Synaptics ThinkPad UltraNav Driver, v 19.3.4.39, can be downloaded here: http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/DS118386
 
Thank you,

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HiI have a 'new' Lenovo X1 Carbon Gen 3 (i7-5600U/8GB/touch) upgraded to Windows 10 Ent.It's installed with latest drivers, firmware, etc.The laptop display is fantastic.The quality of any external monitor is rubbish. i.e. the fonts are not crisp, sharp or smooth and very hard on the eyes.I have tried several quality monitors that all look great connected to other PCs/laptops.I have tried connecting via HDMI and OneLink (DVI and Display Port).Any suggestions?ThanksKerry. 

A:X1 Carbon Gen3 Windows 10 external monitor

Was this ever resolved?  I have the exact same issue. 

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X1-Carbon-Gen3-Windows-10-external-monitor/td-p/2164763
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Just purchased the x1 carbon, upgraded to windwos 10 and I cannot install the Lenovo Fingerprint reader software! I only see 8.1 avaiable. No option for Windows 10?Anyone? Nevermind! Found a fix. https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/Fingerprint-support-on-Windows-10-ThinkP...











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A:2015 X1 Carbon fingerprint reader and Windows 10?

Man, the 2015 X1 Carbon is crap! The 2013 model, I could turn the laptop on with the fingerprint sensor!

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Hi, I have a Lenovo X1 Carbon running Windows 10. I would like to connect an external monitor and my only option seems to be using the HDMI port and using a HDMI to VGA cable. I plug this into a Philips 24" ext monitor and nothing I try can get me to
duplicate or extend my display. I just get a message on the ext monitor of "Check Cable Connection". New cable, and new laptop.
How can I even check, if the HDMI port is enabled or is there some other hidden switch / setting / feature I need to turn on first. I have tried the display settings and 'Detect' but nothing.
Any thoughts please. 
Kind Regards,
David

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I have Lenovo X1 Carbon.Few days ago I've updated it till Windows 10. And after that my cellular became not work. Mobile Network - empty Cannot setup mobile hot-spot In network connection - Cellular not connectedIn diagnostics it cannot connect to my providerBut I check SIM card on phone - it works well. Also I've try to update driver (Ericsson N5321gw Mobile Broadband Firmware for Windows 10 (32-bit, 64-bit), 8.1 (32-bit, 64-bit), 7 ...), but it not help Please, can any one tall what to do?

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HiCheck out modem fw version and perform its upgrade:http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-x-series-laptops/thinkpad-x1-...

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Hello, I got my X1 Carbon 3rd generation couple of months ago. I was using it fine with windows 8.1. But last month I upgraded it to Windows 10. Usually on windows 8.1 when I close the lid or put the computer on sleep, after a little while it will enter the deep sleep mode ( the startup screen says "Resuming from Deepsleep"). But since upgrading to windows 10, when I put it on sleep after a while the computer just powers off. When I push power it boots from the begining, with all my unsaved work crashed (just like a power outage on a PC). Has anyone come across this issue? or know a solution? EDIT: if I try to turn on within few minutes of sleep, it will come back without an issue.












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A:X1 Carbon 3rdGen DeepSleep fails on Windows 10

EDIT 2: Apparently forum doesn't let me edit the post for a second time  So I was looking for solutions online, and one of the suggestions was that I need to re-enable Intel Rapid Start Technology partition. So I went through Intels document and located the partition on my SSD and followd the instractions to set ID of the partition as they advice here. Now instead of the computer starting up after sleep it brings the old screen saying "Resuming from deep sleep mode". But unfortuantely its stuck there forever!  

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Hi guys,
 
troubles started only after the upgrade to Windows 10 and I frankly tried to ignore the 1-2 BSOD's per day as I'm working 10h+ and still with deadlines in tow.
Lately the BSOD's hit more often and from different reasons: Kernel Security Check Failure, IRQL not less or equal, Memory Management...
I already ran all kinds of hardware tests, everything seems to be fine. 
Please note that the SysnativeFileCollection is a .rar inside a .zip as the file was too big.
 
PLEASE help,
 
ZS.

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Microsoft announced recently that Windows 7 SP1 & Windows 8.1 users have until July 29, 2016 to exercise their option to upgrade their systems to Windows 10 for free


Effective July 29, 2016, Windows 7 SP1 & Windows 8.1 users will have to purchase the Windows 10 upgrade from Microsoft


Microsoft's goal is to help our customers get the most secure and best version of Windows before the promotional offer expires on July 29


Effective immediately, customers on Windows 7 SP1, and Windows 8.1 whose Windows Update settings are configured to accept 'Recommended' updates may start seeing the below notification even if they have not previously reserved the Windows 10 upgrade


If the customer does not cancel or reschedule, by default the upgrade will install at the scheduled time

 
 

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