Whats this icon

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  1. luvflyin

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    It comes on after a couple hours. Stays on top of everything else on the screen. Lenovo W520 with Windows 10. IMG_0204[1].JPG
     
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    Does this help?
     
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    Yeah. At least I know what it is and a lot of others are having the same problem so I'm not worried it means my computer is haunted. No one seems to have found the fix. Thanks for the link
     
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    AH HA!!! Now that I knew what it was I googled Thinklight. A good ol' wikipedia article had the answer. It's a freakin light above the screen that will illuminate the keyboard. 7 years I've had this computer and didn't know that. Fn at the lower left and PgUp at the upper right of the keyboard turns it off and on and makes the icon go away. Go figure. The Lenovo Forums didn't have the answer. Wikipedia did. Thanks again SkyDog
     
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    You're welcome.
     
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    If you have something like a weird icon in the future that you're trying to figure out what it's called, you can actually cut it out and Google for the Image.

    I just did it on your icon and got fairly accurate Google hits - just basically went to the google page, clicked Images at the top and uploaded the image. (The 'Lenovo Icon On Screen' text you see in the searchbar is something Google added - not me).

    Google.png
     
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    Heh. He beat me to it. It's been a feature of those laptops since before IBM sold out to Lenovo.
     
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    Cthulu mode is disabled. :D I'm pretty sure that's a good thing.

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    Just say no to Zoidberg.
     
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    It looks like "no alcohol on final" like those "don't drink and drive" signs on the freeway.