BIOS is up to date so must be hardware. Follow LenovoForums on Twitter! This item is only the touchpad cover and does not include the sensor and cable. I narrowed the pressing of the cable to a point where I thought the break was. This website uses cookies. Hope that helps someone else.

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IBM ThinkPad ThinkLight

On models with backlit keyboards, there are 4 states: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. See our Sustainability Report. This allows one to control the light in scripts. I have this question too. Press the star on the left to thank them with a Kudo!

The series was originally designed by IBMand then developed and produced by Lenovo since Did someone help you today? For me it was a break in the flat flex cable where it disappears behind the LCD screen. Unfortunately, no known ThinkPad comes with a light sensor yet.


Views Read View source View history. Some computer manufacturers have thinkilght for backlit keyboards instead of illuminating the keyboard from above. See Python script for Windows to control ThinkPad features for more information. I was after a 2.

Lenovo’s 25th Anniversary ThinkPad brings back the keyboard we love

X thinklight stopped working. ThinkLight is a keyboard light present in most ThinkPad families of notebook computers. Just fixed the thinklight on my x A couple years agoLenovo announced its plans to build a “retro” ThinkPad that would resurrect design elements of ThinkPads past as lenovp homage to the brand’s long history.

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Reassembled and the light works. It is possible to manually control the ThinkLight, by writing 2 pre-defined values to register 0x3B on the embedded controller.

I ordered the below replacement touchpad for my x This page was last edited on 12 Decemberat Goodbye Lorita, wherever you’ve gone Follow LenovoForums on Twitter! Retrieved from ” https: Bing [Bot] and 11 guests.


But overall, the machine thnklight the part: As far as I remember it flashed briefly when booting but I’m not sure – is this correct? It did on 8. This page has been accessedtimes. We get a proper cluster of cursor keys and the purple-blue enter key. X P79 iM Toy: Should a retro ThinkPad resurrect the ThinkLight, or should it use the modern and superior alternative, a keyboard backlight?