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X1 Carbon (20FB) 1.17 BIOS broke wake from hiberna...

Q: X1 Carbon (20FB) 1.17 BIOS broke wake from hiberna...

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...
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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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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
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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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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
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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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Hi nbsp I bought my new X carbon last December I thought it would be a good experience to use it since this laptop is as expensive as a new mac However it is truely NOT the case nbsp This laptop cannot work well from the beginning It cannot get into the sleep mode When I closed the lid the power light keeps on and I can hear the sound of the cooling fan Then I need to hold nbsp the power bottom within TWICE ... down X1 months!! ten carbon My broke to shut it down and restart it to get out of this situation I tried every method I My X1 carbon broke down TWICE within ten months!! ... can find in google but they all failed nbsp It is very annoyed since if I left my laptop for a while it nbsp went into this strange mode and everything I was working on will gone Finally I had no choice but to call lenovo support team They asked me to send my laptop nbsp back to factory and they will repair it BUT after I got back my laptop NOTHING changed The problem remained nbsp I just learned nearly everything about this sleep mode issue by myself and fixed it by myself after I used this computer for four months And I thought everything finally works out However I was wrong again nbsp This octorber just six months after nbsp the sleep mode issue my laptop suddenly got into a serious trouble The screen went black and it displayed an error DETECTION ERROR ON SSD The laptop nbsp cannot My X1 carbon broke down TWICE within ten months!! ... keep on for more than ten minutes since then I am very frustrated because this is the only laptop nbsp My X1 carbon broke down TWICE within ten months!! ... I have now and I need it to study and work This error caused me losing nearly all my data I had no choice but to call the Lenovo support team again They again asked me to send it back to the same factory where I had my last repair This time I still hoped everything will be fine afterwards However Lenovo let me down again Last night I got my repaired computer back After I turned it on I found out they just downgraded my windows into a unactivated windows I need to call their support team again for a new activated version of windows nbsp I choose Lenovo because I believed it was the leader of the laptops industry but Lenovo let me down again and again I think nobody would buy and trust Lenovo if they went through my experience nbsp I treat this laptop with great care but it keeps crashing down twice within ten months and today I got a repaired one loaded with an unactivated win I really want some explanations from Lenovo I want a nbsp great laptop NOT one that keeps crashing for spending on it If anyone knows how to argue with Lenovo to get a refund please help me Thanks very much
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A:My X1 Carbon's power port broke - is it safe to us...

If you accidently short out the pins in there, you could blow fuses on the motherboard, that wouldn't be good.  If you give me your model number, (not the serial number), I could probably provide a video of disassembly and installation of the port.'
Depending on the model, the port is separate from the motherboard, it's attached by a cable and a plug.  
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I manually put the system to sleep via the Start menu or whatever it's called now nbsp Usually when I come back and hit the power button it resumes just fine nbsp But it seems that every now and then it gets totally stuck wake X1 2015 Carbon won't sleep from nbsp The green light on the power button is blinking slowly but the machine won't respond at all nbsp I press the power button press the enter button do everything I can think of but it stays off nbsp This happens on battery X1 Carbon 2015 won't wake from sleep and on AC nbsp It's not X1 Carbon 2015 won't wake from sleep easily reproducible it's done it maybe two or three times in the past week that I've had it nbsp I'm looking for some pattern but haven't found it nbsp nbsp The only resolution I've found is to hold down the power button until I get full power off nbsp Then I can boot from scratch losing anything I had open at the X1 Carbon 2015 won't wake from sleep time of the sleep nbsp Any ideas

A:X1 Carbon 2015 won't wake from sleep

I've had this too...seems to me to be a Windows 8.1 issue.  Frustrating, especially coming from a MacBook Air which is pretty flawless in the reliability, dependability and battery life department. 

____________________________________________________________2015 3rd Gen. X1 Carbon | i5-5300U+256GB SSD+QHD (2560x1440) | IPS Multi-touch2012 x220 (i7-2640M 2.8GHz) | 8GB RAM | IPS display | upgraded 256GB mSATA Samsung SSD + 160GB SSD
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A:X1 Carbon will not boot, or enter BIOS

I had the same problem.If you have windows installed, do not shut it down normally, but make a hard reset (press for a few seconds the turn-on button). It looks like Windows Computer (WC) does not really shut down so you miss the chance of entering the BIOS.To me it works by then pressing the F1 button (without any extra Fn or Ctrl, etc..) a few times after pressing the turn-on button again (no need to press them at the same time).Btw., if you want to install GNU/Linux and boot from USB, you may need to change this in the BIOS: _security _disable secure boot, and_startup _UEFY legacy -> both My system: Win10 (now Debian), X1 4th generation, PCIe SSD
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A:X1 Carbon - failing to update BIOS

HiPlease, specify, the real lapop model. Machine-Type 20BS belongs the 3rd generation of x1c.Anyway, do you have laptop engineering sample?
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A:X1 Carbon (Gen3 20BS) cannot boot NOTHING but BIOS

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Quote: Originally Posted by win7x64

Having searched for weeks on this problem I've registered here after reading your impressive replies to similar problems.

The system is a recent build, less than 2 months old, and the problem has occurred from the outset.

S3 is enabled in the bios, which is the original Award (F3); rev. F8 is available but one attempt to flash via the internet failed (this mobo does not support floppies) and I had to clear cmos and rebuild the raid array using Intel's Rapid Storage app to get the system to post again and regain access to the bios.

I've tried to make an emulation floppy bios cdrom to update the bios but the program I used (Bart's clean20, which everyone links to in this situation) failed to insert the actual bios file when running the iso build.

A further complication: the latest bsod has corrupted the bios again (it's a dual bios mobo) and I cannot access it at post but the OS will load. I'd also be extremely grateful for the procedure to update the bios and correct this problem in one fell swoop if it's at all possible to do so.

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Hi and welcome to SF!
Why do not you use the Gigabyte @ bios?! It can be download here: @BIOS
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Hello Rich,
This situation certainly needs to be looked into a little further and may be similar or the same as the M900 issue you linked to. Could you please send me the following information by private message;
Company Name;
Company Address;
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One thing that could make a BIG difference here is the fact one is a PC and the other is notebook. The ATX Form Factor standard for PCs calls for the power supply to deliver +5Vsb standby voltage to various parts of the motherboard, to include the front panel power switch, RAM (for hibernate modes), and various devices (keyboard, mouse, NIC) for such "Wake on...". commands.

A notebook, however, does not have this standby voltage because obviously, it would run down the battery if the charger is not plugged in.
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They may not be there at all. If the modem is built into the board, maybe.
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A:Where are "ModemRingOn" and "PME Wake Up Event" located in bios?

BIOS's vary widely; there is no standard features that are included. It's possible your BIOS has neither of them.

If these are features you are interested in exist, the first thing to do is to check the motherboard manufacturer's web site's "support" page, and find out what the latest version of BIOS is available for your motherboard, compare that to what you actually have on your motherboard, and then read the change log to see if possible these features were added.

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A:Wake server with Wake on LAN

It has been a long time since I played with WoL. You might already have what you need to send that "magic packet", but this little 3rd party tool might be easier to use:
WakeMeOnLan - Turn on computers on your network with Wake-on-LAN packet
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A:BIOS virus/rootkit? - Unknown threat by AVG - "Bios Update\Award" folders, BS_Flash.sys, BIOS.sys and a dozen of m...

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A:X1 Carbon Gen 4 SSD

Sorry, perhaps I can rephrase this a little clearer. Can I assume that all the thinkpad carbon gen 4s will support any NVMe M2 SSD that I buy?
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A:SSD x1 carbon changing

It's not possible because the two systems use SSDs with different physical sizes. The original X1C uses an mSATA SSD but the X1C2 uses an M.2 SSD.
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A:Thinkpad x1 carbon SIM

Hi and welcome, kushtrimYour laptop is "WWAN ready" only, i.e.has the SIM card holder, the SIM card reader and WWAN antennas installed. WWAN modem wasn't factory preinstalled, that's a cause you don't see anything once SIM card is installed.So, to use laptop WWAN capabilities, purchase and install WWAN modem - 3G or 3g/LTE.
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A:Upgrade SSD X1 Carbon Gen 4

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Dear Alternet, I have the same problem. Have you come across a solution? I have not yet found any way to send sms-text-messages :-( Best PAHS1
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A:X1 Carbon 512 GB SSD Encryption

I believe that drive in not self-encrypting/  Please note that the BIOS password is not what is used to encrypt self-encrypting.  Rather it is the ATA (hard disk) password.  In any case, if you set an ATA password, it is considered uncrackable.  If you have a self-encrypting drive and no ATA password, the drive can simply be moved to a different machine and read directly.
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A:NFS Carbon DX problemo

Install the latest version of DirectX, available here, and see if it works.
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