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by Fiddlenep
Sun Oct 29, 2017 2:33 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: [FIXED] X61t no auto screen rotation
Replies: 6
Views: 3142

Re: X61t no auto screen rotation

Okay, I figured it out, now I feel like a bit of an idiot.

The Lenovo System Interface Driver was either out of date or just improperly installed. Grabbed a newer version, installed that, everything's fine.
by Fiddlenep
Sat Oct 28, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: [FIXED] X61t no auto screen rotation
Replies: 6
Views: 3142

Re: X61t no auto screen rotation

That doesn't seem to be the case here (and thank goodness for that). Airbag protection is using the accelerometer for hard drive active protection and it's not doing anything goofy. Even if it were, it wouldn't explain not switching to my selected orientation when I switch between tablet and laptop ...
by Fiddlenep
Sat Oct 28, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: [FIXED] X61t no auto screen rotation
Replies: 6
Views: 3142

Re: X61t no auto screen rotation

Lenovo's tablet utility under control panel seems to indicate otherwise. There's a setting called ActiveRotate that asks you to set the tablet flat down on a table, then flip it this way and that for calibration. If that's not for acceleration-based rotation then it's extremely misleading.
by Fiddlenep
Sat Oct 28, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: [FIXED] X61t no auto screen rotation
Replies: 6
Views: 3142

[FIXED] X61t no auto screen rotation

I recently got myself a thinkpad x61 tablet, and I've been trying to get everything working in windows 7 for a few days now. I've got what seems to be all the relevant drivers, but no matter what I do neither of the auto screen rotation functions under the lenovo tablet utility seem to work. It's su...

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