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pdampier
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Registered: ‎11-19-2009
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x200s - Latest 64bit Intel Graphics driver corruption after resume from sleep

Installed the latested Intel graphics drivers on my 64bit Win7 RTM system.

 

Version: 8.15.10.1968 Release Date: 2009/11/13

 

However afteer a sleep/resume the display gets totally corrupted/garbled.  This problem did not exist with the preevious drivers.  I uninstalled and right now I am running with just the WIndows Update drivers - all is fine again.

 

Is Lenovo aware of this problem?

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gao
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Registered: ‎11-24-2009
Location: US
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Re: x200s - Latest 64bit Intel Graphics driver corruption after resume from sleep

Arg!  I have had the same problem with the new driver (v8.15.10.1968).  I can confirm that it is indeed corrupted -- at least when it comes to the 64-bit Win 7 X200s.

 

Does Lenovo know this?  I've found no evidence. 

 

Hopefully they will roll out an update soon. 

 

Quite an embarrassment that Lenovo is leaving us hobbled on our new top-of-the-line machines. 

 

 

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Re: x200s - Latest 64bit Intel Graphics driver corruption after resume from sleep

It is an Intel driver version 8.15.10.1968 issue, and impacts systems (of all brands) which have different sized RAM modules installed.

 

For instance if you have a 2GB and a 1GB RAM module installed you may have the problem.  If you have 2 x 2GB memory modules installed you wont have the problem.

 

The fix is up to Intel.

 

Cheers,

 

Bill

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yngwi
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Re: x200s - Latest 64bit Intel Graphics driver corruption after resume from sleep

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I get a totally corrupted display too. I have a X200 with 4GB in 2x2GB Modules.

Just wanted to report.

 

Edit: Nevermind, I got it working using this fix:

http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/X-Series-ThinkPad-Laptops/x200-7458-BS2-Win7-64-bit-Intel-GM45-Display-D...

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pdampier
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Registered: ‎11-19-2009
Location: Redmond, WA
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Re: x200s - Latest 64bit Intel Graphics driver corruption after resume from sleep

The fix in the other thread doesn't apply to this issue.  I installed the Lenovo drivers while undocked from the ultrabase.  What happens is after a suspend/resume I get noise (lost HDCP type white noise) across large parts of the screen until I reboot.

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Registered: ‎11-27-2009
Location: Brighton UK
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Re: x200s - Latest 64bit Intel Graphics driver corruption after resume from sleep

Hi,

 

I too have exactly the same problem with display corruption after waking from sleep (X200 7454-CTO - windows 7 X64). I have disabled the intel VT extensions in the BIOS but the problem still occurs.

I have now installed the latest display driver from intel's site (8.15.10.1986) to avoid using the Lenovo 1968 packaged driver. This means I have lost the on-screen brightness display functionality but I can live without that. I will let you know if I have more problems using this driver.

I assume this problem will get fixed at some point as presumabley those customers who ordered X200's with windows 7 preinstalled will be having the same problems?

 

Regards,

Martin

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drorx301
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Registered: ‎11-26-2009
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Re: x200s - Latest 64bit Intel Graphics driver corruption after resume from sleep

I have X301 with 2 X 2B ( 4GB ) WINDOWS 7 64Bit Intel G45  8.15.10.1968 Driver
and I have the problem , so i don't know is it's relate to the memory ..

 

Cheers

 

Dror

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Registered: ‎11-27-2009
Location: Brighton UK
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Re: x200s - Latest 64bit Intel Graphics driver corruption after resume from sleep

Hi,

 

Just an update: -

 

I have been running with the Intel stock driver for quite a few days now and have not had any display corruption. As mentioned before the only functionality missing is the OSD of brightness (although the brightness keys still work as expected.)

 

Regards,

Martin

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Re: x200s - Latest 64bit Intel Graphics driver corruption after resume from sleep

Oh, forgot to mention. I too am running with 4Gb (2 X 2Gb).

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Location: Denmark
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Re: x200s - Latest 64bit Intel Graphics driver corruption after resume from sleep

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Hi,

 

I had the same problem today, opend my x301 2776, and the display was all noisy with stripes. I turned it of and it works for now. But what do I do about it ??

I have also had two black screens, the last days, were I had to turn it off, unmount the battery and start it up again :-(

It also seems a bit slow with the grapics and when I use the replicator (but im not sure if its just me :-))

 

Im running windows 7 x64 with (2x2GB) and driver 8.15.10.1968