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11-02-2009

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lenovo n200 - problems resuming from sleep on Win7

2009-11-05, 15:59 PM

Ok, so I have a 3000 series n200(the so-called ValueLine nowadays), and I just installed Win7. All good til now. Just that when I resume my laptop from sleep, the screen won't light up. All the other functions seem to start pretty good, but not the display, it remains black, no change. And I don't know for sure if it's sleep or hibernate, just that I'm pressing the power button, so this must mean sleep.

 

Oh, and another thing, I cannot find the correct and up-to-date drivers and software for the fingerprint reader on this model for Win7.

 

Anybody got any ideas about these 2 issues? Many thx in advance, guys!

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11-14-2009

Ljubljana, Slovenia

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Re: lenovo n200 - problems resuming from sleep on Win7

2009-11-14, 22:04 PM

I had that problem on two Lenovo laptops - R500 and now T500, but I only have it when the system goes to sleep because of inactivity, when it goes to sleep on-demand everything works. Both laptops have ATI 3xxx gfx cards and I suspect that that has something to do with it. The solution that works for me is whenever it resumes from sleep with a black screen I wait for it to fully start (about 3-5 secs), then hit Fn+F4 to put it to sleep on-demand and then wake it up again via the power button. It's a long way around but it saves me from rebooting.

 

Regarding the fingerprint reader, I don't know what hardware does your laptop have, but if it is AuthenTec AES 2810 you can download W7 driver from http://www.authentec.com/win7beta32.cfm. It works great and uses Windows 7 integrated Biometrics platform instead of the ThinkVantage kludge. If you have 64bit windows just replace 32 with 64 in the link URL.

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