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Paper Tape
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Registered: ‎11-17-2017
Location: PL
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T470 + Windows 7 = Bug in the latest synaptic drivers

There is a battery draining bug in the latest ( synaptics drivers. This is true in both the Windows 10 and Windows 7 drivers.


One of synaptics processes is pooling the WMI quite frequently using about 1% of the cpu, non-stop.


This has been fixed in the windows 10 drivers on the Yoga.


There is a detailed writeup on this here:


Reverting back to the drivers fixes this, although they were quite hard to find for Windows 7.


Lenovo, please fix this.

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