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Re: ThinkVantage Communications Utility and Alt+Tab in Windows 7

2011-05-20, 0:46 AM

Not yet.  We are investigating.  Sorry for the inconvenience.

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Re: ThinkVantage Communications Utility and Alt+Tab in Windows 7

2011-06-09, 15:18 PM

A new version of communications utility will solve this problem.  Look for version 2.07 to be released soon.

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Re: ThinkVantage Communications Utility and Alt+Tab in Windows 7

2011-06-13, 14:31 PM

ok good. would this update come with the windows update or do i need to manually find it on the website

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Re: ThinkVantage Communications Utility and Alt+Tab in Windows 7

2011-06-28, 6:46 AM

@All,

 

Fix has been released.

 

Driver here

 

Text here

 

CHANGES IN THIS RELEASE
  Version 2.06 and 2.07

[Important updates]
  Nothing.

[New functions or enhancements]
- Added support for Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005 SP3.
- Added support for ThinkPad X121e.
- Added support for ThinkPad Edge E120,E125,E320,E325.
- Added support for ThinkCentre Edge 91z.
- Updated Help files.

[Problem fixes]
- Fixed an issue where an error occurred when LENOVO.CAMMUTE was out of service.
- Fixed an issue where an error occurred when LENOVO.TPKNRSVC was out of service.
- Fixed an issue where a window selected by the Alt+Tab key did not stay on the
  top of other windows while the Aero Peek function was working on Windows 7.
- Fixed an issue where the "Automatically optimize my microphone for multiple
  voices when in tablet mode" checkbox would appear even if the audio driver was
  not installed on ThinkPad X220 Tablet, X220i Tablet.
- Fixed an issue where the main GUI screen might stop responding after started.



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Re: ThinkVantage Communications Utility and Alt+Tab in Windows 7

2011-07-26, 21:21 PM

The fix (new driver) is only for x220!

 

When is the fix for x201 comming out? this is a very annoying bug

 

After running system update today, the installed version of the thinkpad communications utility is 1.44

 

 

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Re: ThinkVantage Communications Utility and Alt+Tab in Windows 7

2011-07-26, 22:46 PM

The issue is supposed to be resolved in 1.44 and 2.07

If you are still having the issue, are you sure it is being caused by communications utility? 

You can also try installing version 2.07 (link earlier in this thread), it will work on your X201 even though the release notes don't specifically say this.

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Re: ThinkVantage Communications Utility and Alt+Tab in Windows 7

2011-07-26, 22:58 PM

Two things - I went ahead and tried to install 2.07 in my x201, supposedly this is not possible, however it installed and worked fine for both audio and webcam, advanced settings and all.

 

On the other hand, my "problem" was a silly windows 7 alt-tab behavior that when you keep pressed alt-tab and wait just 1 second, the "selected window" will auto-maximize and hide the alt-tab bar.  Turns out this silly windows feature was called "aero-peek" and can be disabled from the Control Panel > Performance Info and Tools > Visual Effects

 

I guess my issue was not the issue in this thread. Anyways thanks for the quick response.

 

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Re: ThinkVantage Communications Utility and Alt+Tab in Windows 7

2011-07-27, 7:13 AM
2.07 fixed it for me... except the tool is really, really slow to load.

W520: 2960XM, Q2000M @ 1091/1380, 32GB RAM, 500GB&750GB HDD & 500GB SSD, FHD&MB168B+
X61T: L7500, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, XGA screen, Ultrabase
W550s: 5600U, K620M at 1164/1281, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, 3K touchscreen
X200s: SL9400, 6GB RAM, 64GB SD card, WXGA+ screen
TPT1: 1839-23U
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