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Registered: ‎10-14-2013
Location: United Kingdom
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T430 video flickers when laptop is moved

I have a new T430 laptop with Win 7 32bit.


Since the beginning I have issues while watching videos on VLC media player or Winamp. The video flickers and gets stuck for couple of second whenever I move/push the laptop.


I'm guessing its a hardware issue.

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Registered: ‎09-24-2013
Location: Bangalore
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Re: T430 video flickers when laptop is moved

Hi Fufixa,

Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!

I'm really sorry to hear that when you watch videos in your Lenovo T430 laptop, it flickers and get stuck for a couple of seconds whenever you try to move or push it.


I would like you to inform that your Lenovo T430 is integrated with a technology known as Active Protection system. When the protection system detects any motion, it stops your hard drive and the system appears to be temporarily non responsive. The hard drive is less vulnerable to damage when it is not in operation.


You can manually turn it off in Thinkvantage Active Protection System.Uncheck the "Enable Active Protection System".


I recommend you to refer this document for further information.


Hope this helps!!


Best Regards,



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