I suggest you get the specs from all wanted ones, and compare them in detail in case I made a mistake above. Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: In , Lenovo took over Motorola Mobility, which gave them a boost in the smartphone market. Lenovo homepage Lenovo notebook section. I read about this issue on German thinkpad forum as it is much more commonly described there. I will be really thankfull to you.
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Here is a Mobility Modder link, but I have no idea if it will work for you. I had to go into the BIOS setup and disable integrated graphics and set the primary grpahics ai to Discrete.
MidnightSunJan 26, At my home, i tryed to switch it to ATI Radeon and Lenovo never used those panels which is something that I don’t understand.
Called support, did the level 1 uninstall, reinstall, reboot, reinstall, rinse, repeat cycle and they determined hw problem as well. Remove From My Forums. The technology lenogo it is built on is already quite old and development for the ATI is done with as far as I know.
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The W is a fine machine. That would explain why the temperature climb is so steep when under heavy load. We cant push device which not compatible with OS Windows 8, it will cause abnormal behavior before or after windows. I undervolted the CPU and replaced the dry thermal grease with the most famous thermal paste called “Silver-something”.
The only possible repair would be replacing the motherboard, since the ATI graphic chip is soldered.
Lenovo W ATI Radeon V Drivers
Trying to install the latest Intel drivers on top of that, though, tends to mess things up loss of switching functionality, bugs when switching, etc since Intel’s drivers don’t recognize the unique switchable nature of the setup. Message 6 of 6. That is the reason why you are seeing a break in features. Otherwise you can switch to integrated graphics in the BIOS and use it like that, you find the option under “Config”, then “Display” and choosing the example below:.
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Rich I do not respond to requests for private, one-on-one help. I’ll be w5000 an eye on this thread for your report and say “I told you so! Who is online Users browsing this forum: Does anyone know anything more about it? Bit of a hassle but good to know there’s a workaround.
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I have a Lenovo W I’ve been using it over 3 years and I was running Windows 7 x64 and everything was fine. I had a W once. I have explained the stuff I have done to get temps down, but since no one has lenov interest in what I have said on the matter, so far, I’ll answer questions rather then start ranting to myself.
I’m playing with T61p yes, it’s finally working againand I have noticed it’s running little bit hotter than it should. Where is the Problem? After the release of Windows 8 I tried to install it and it worked fine untill I installed switchable graphic card driver and after the reset my windows boot up and hangs with blue screen. Lenovk, April 3, 2: I tryed to install an original ati driver and the switchable graphic from Lenovo and In order to be sure the sink is working, I use http: Otherwise you can switch to integrated graphics in the BIOS and use it like that, you find lenoov option under “Config”, then “Display” and choosing the example below: Ai helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type.