The on-screen display of ThinkPad computers will display a light on and a light off indicator. It is possible to manually control the ThinkLight, by writing 2 pre-defined values to register 0x3B on the embedded controller. Hi, Please help me make a decision. So we have a keyboard backlight, and no ThinkLight. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.

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Have you checked your hotkey integration features and power management driver version? You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.

Unfortunately, no known ThinkPad comes with a light sensor yet. Lenovo can’t exactly slap the IBM name onto their systems, so we have a hybrid: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

I’m uncertain if it is a driver issue or if the bulb has gone. The Hotkey Features software exposes an interface that allows thhinklight other things to control the ThinkLight.

A couple years agoLenovo announced its plans to build a “retro” ThinkPad that would resurrect design elements of ThinkPads past as an homage to the brand’s long history. Our commitment to the environment Lenovo is committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions.


I ordered the below replacement touchpad for my x Press the star on the left to thank them with a Kudo! This mobile computing related article is a stub. Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type.

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On this side, we have lsnovo headset jack, two USB 3. Shortly after that initial announcement two years ago, Lenovo asked the vocal community of ThinkPad fans I’m one of them which features they wanted in their retro ThinkPad. Some parts were uncontentious: I was after a 2. Message 4 of 5. See our Sustainability Report.

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He covers Microsoft, programming and software development, Web technology and browsers, and security. I sent mine back for repair under warranty but Lenovo refused to take care of it because there was water damage to the screen itself, even though the light failed bfore that incident.

Since that was more than the price of a new machine i declined. This allows one to control the light in scripts. The ThinkLight can be activated when the monitor is on or off but not while the PC is off. The ThinkPad 25 is built around the frame of a T, and its internals are pretty modern: ThinkCentre A series M series Edge series. Forums Knowledge Base Blogs. IBM laptops Lenovo laptops Mobile computer stubs.


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I narrowed the pressing of the cable to a point where I thought the break thinklifht. It is activated with the key combination Fn-PgUp the bottom left and top right keys of the keyboard. ThinkLight is a keyboard light present in most ThinkPad families of notebook computers. The series was originally designed by IBMand then developed and produced by Lenovo since See Python script thinklifht Windows to control ThinkPad features for more information.

We get a proper cluster of cursor keys and the purple-blue enter key. I’ve recently installed Windows 8.