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      Fn+F3 screen blanking does not work while screen is locked - ThinkPad Reserve Edition; ThinkPad R51e; R52; ThinkPad R60; R60e; R61; R61e; R61i; ThinkPad R400; R500; ThinkPad SL300; SL400; SL500; ThinkPad T400; T500; ThinkPad T43; T43p; ThinkPad T60; T60p


      Screen may be locked by Windows key + "L" or when screensaver activates with password protection option enabled. Pressing Fn+F3 should still blank the screen, but this fails on some systems.

      Affected Configurations

      The following ThinkPad systems running Microsoft Windows XP and Windows Vista maybe affected by this symptom

      • ThinkPad Reserve Edition
      • ThinkPad R51e, R52
      • ThinkPad R60, R60e, R61, R61e, R61i
      • ThinkPad R400, R500
      • ThinkPad SL300, SL400, SL500
      • ThinkPad T400, T500
      • ThinkPad T43, T43p
      • ThinkPad T60, T60p, T61, T61p
      • ThinkPad W500, W700
      • ThinkPad X32
      • ThinkPad X40, X41, X41 Tablet
      • ThinkPad X60, X60s, X60 Tablet, X61, X61s, X61 Tablet
      • ThinkPad X200, X200s, X200 Tablet, X300, X301
      • ThinkPad Z60m, Z60t, Z61e, Z61m, Z61p, Z61t

      Click here to download and install Power Manager for Windows Vista , Version: 2.37 Release Date: 2008/12/01 or later for Windows Vista.

      Click here to download and install Power Manager for Windows XP, 2000 Version: 1.47 Release Date: 2008/09/29 or later for Windows XP or 2000.


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      • Alias ID: MIGR-71588
      • Document ID: HT005279
      • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
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