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Yoga 2 Pro external monitor not working after Win 10 update

Q: Yoga 2 Pro external monitor not working after Win 10 update

Ever since updating to Windows 10, my Yoga 2 Pro (model name 20266, Mfg Date 14/08/2014) is unable to connect to an external monitor. Tried a few TVs and a projector using the micro HDMI port. I've connected other computers to each of the monitors so I know they work. I understand how to use WIndows intimately (35 year old software engineer at Google, been using WIndows 20+ years), trust me, this is not a case of me forgetting to use Windows key + P or anything like that. The mirco HDMI port itself (physically) is fine and was working great until the day I downloaded Windows 10. So unless it happened to spontaneously stop working on the exact same day i upgraded to WIndows 10, it's not a hardware issue either. The issue is that the external monitor is simply not detected, no matter my attempts to play with the display options.I have also run the Intel driver update utilty, but it refuses to update the driver because it says it's detected manufacturer drivers and tells me I should get the manufacturer drivers. Ok, so I went to the Lenovo Yoga 2 support website, the latest driver they offer on that site is 10.18.15.4240. The driver update doesn'tmake a difference. Now, if you go to Device Manager > Display Adapters > Intel(R) HD Graphics Family, right click and selected "Update driver software..." it will download an even newer version (10.18.15.4279). This doesn't work either. I've search all around the web and cannot find a solution. I'm debating installing ubuntu or something, I'm weary of Win10 already... Any help you guys could offer me? (For the record, I have already tried searching the forums and Google, to no avail)http://www.tenforums.com/graphic-cards/13139-external-monitor-not-detected.htmlhttp://www.tenforums.com/graphic-cards/25209-external-monitor-worked-but-now-does-not.htmlhttp://www.tenforums.com/graphic-cards/18509-laptop-screen-not-detected-when-using-external-monitor....http://www.tenforums.com/general-discussion/13668-yoga-pro-2-unusable-after-windows-10-a.html Thanks!

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A: Yoga 2 Pro external monitor not working after Win 10 update

Hello, I guess you already updated the BIOS and all the other drivers from the Lenovo Yoga 2 support website ?

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I upgraded to Windows 10 last week and everything was smooth.  Today when rebooting my system, the unit no longer can see my external display.  I have tried multiple other displays and none seem to work.  I have the latest video drivers for Win10 from the support site installed but it still doesn't work.  Any thoughts?

A:Yoga 2 Pro + Windows 10 = External Monitor not working via micro HDMI

I experienced the same - and also inconsistently that the system is going sluggish/lagging heavily. To fix problem with HDMI downgrade to drivers for Win8.1 - it works but hopefully Lenovo will fix this issue with Win10 drivers!? Overall upgrading to Win10 has been a bad experience (regarding the lagging of the system which usually occurs after 20-30 min after logging on). I've tried removing all third-party startup programs (including Lenovos) - but to no help. The frustration is increasing - any tips will be appreciated :-)

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I unplugged the cable to move my ultrabook, plugged it back in and now the connection with the external monitor is completely dead and won't come back, any chance its something other than the USB C port being broken? It worked fine for 48 hours.

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i purchased the lenovo yoga c930 and i tried connecting the laptop with usbc cord to the monitors usbc to usbc cord and its not working (its supposed to charge and display with 1 usbc cord). what can be wrong? my lenovo should be all updated (bios/drivers). it does work when i do usbc to hdmi but it doesnt work when i do usbc to usbc straight to monitor(which is a usbc monitor that allows 1 plug charging and display).

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Cannot adjust brightness on Lenovo Yoga 2 or connect to an external monitor after Windows 10 update (2017-06 Update for Windows 10 Version 1703 for x64-based Systems (KB4022405)).In 'Device Manager > Display adapters > Intel(R) HD Graphics' is showing with a warning triangle, I have searched for updates to this and the latest version is installed.I have been on to the Lenovo site and have installed all system updates.Some advice has said to install this update (below) but when I try I get the error message 'This computer does not meet the minimum requirements for installing the software.'https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/gb/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/yoga-series/yoga-2-pro-lenovo/downl...Any ideas???

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The title says it all. I'm very frustrated with this problem since I really need to connect my laptop to an external monitor for work. I've read and tried all relative topics in this and intel forums (e. g: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-Yoga-Series-Notebooks/Yoga-920-can-t-connect-to-any-external-mon...), have done all steps mentioned (including firmware, bios and windows update, windows reset, ...) but the problem still persists. Apparently, most users that had faced the same problem been able to get it worked after installing "Type C Firmware for Windows 10 (64-bit)" or the BIOS update provided by Lenovo. I installed them successfully but nothing changed. I am sure it is a software issue since there is no sign of any hardware one (all devices are fine as device manager shows and diagnostics app found no problem). It was just working fine until suddenly stopped working (probably after some recent windows update). I would greatly appreciate any help.

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I bought a 720 (-15IKB) a couple of months and have been very pleased with it.  I'd like to be able to use an external monitor.  I really don't want or need a docking station, not playing video games, I just need a little extra screen real estate to have, say, one document open while I work on another. I happen to have an old Dell VGA monitor sitting around so I picked up USB-C to VGA cable but nothing on the monitor's screen and the computer doesn't seem to recognize a monitor is connected.  Can anyone please give me some suggestions on how to make this work. Thanks!

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Hello, I recently purchase a Lenovo Yoga 710 and want to connect to an external monitor (HP Pavilion 22cwa - offers VGA and HDMI input). I purchased a Micro-HDMI to VGA converter but the monitor does not detect a signal. I then purchased a USB 3.0 to HDMI converter but again the monitor does not detect a signal. I know the monitor works b/c I tested with a friends computer. Anyone have any ideas to how I can make this work or what else I can try? Thank you!

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Hello, I have purchased Lenovo Yoga 920 with USB-C docking station and connected two external monitors (1 via DP, and 1 via VGA) to the docking station. I have disabled notebook's screen and I use only monitors, however it is impossible to use the Yoga Notebook in this mode, because my mouse cursor freezes every 5 seconds. I am unable to perform any productive tasks while using external monitors, which is very frustrating. I tried looking at the forum and have found that maybe disabling Intel Dynamic Platform and Thermal Framework (DPTF) might solve my issues, however when I boot into the BIOS I don't see any Intel DPTF option available under configuration window. Does anyone encountered similar issues? What could be a fix to my solution? Thanks a lot for help and suggestions.

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I have a Lenovo YOGA Think Pad that runs Windows8.1 (64 Bits) and I recently purchased an ULTRAWIDE LG Monitor (Mod. 25UM58-P) and my YOGA does not recognize it. I am connecting the monitor via de HDMI mini port of my YOGA to the HDMI input port in the monitor.The monitor itself works just fine with other laptops at home, and my YOGA laptop, displays just fine to other monitors I have at home, such as the TV's,.Why I can't make it to display in the external monitor?Can anyone please help me connect this two devices? 

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Hi All, I just purchased Lenovo YOGA 530 14IKB and trying to set-up my station.   I'm unsuccesfully trying to connect 2 external monitors to my computer,  tried this 2 options: 1. Connect one screen using the HDMI port, and the second using Lenovo USB-C to HDMI Adapter then connecting the second using hdmi cable -  in this case only the monitor connected directly using the hdmi (without the adapter) actually worked. 2. Using Lenovo Thinkpad USB-C dock  connected to the USB-C port and connecting the dock to the screens using Displayport-  in this case none of the monitor worked. Is there something I'm doing wrong here?  I also tried to update the computer's BIOS but it didn't helped. Thanks!

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I have been reading the fourms including several similar posts regarding the Yoga 910.  I just purchased a Yoga 720 (72015IKB-80X7) and have tried a couple Type C adapters without any luck and am curious if anyone else has had any success.  I am conntected to a LG 27UD69P & was able to get 4K @ 60Hz via the display port on my Asus n550JV before it died (hence my new Yoga). I have tried the following adpaters:Cable Matters Typc-C to HDMI adapter (201018-BLK) - I was able to get 4K (3840 x 2160), but only @ 30HzCable Matters Type-C to DisplayPort adapter (201016-BLK) - Just received a blank screen on my montitor (Windows did not see the 2nd display)BTW...I e-mailed Cable Matters support & their reply was "it might not work on a Yoga 720." which ws not very useful, nor helpful. Interested if anyone else has had any luck.  I have a Plugable Type-C to HDMI 2.0 adpater coming tomorrow.  Hopefully that will work.

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I've been unable to determine what I need to get to enable my Yoga to connect and extend to my two Viewsonic (VS15453) DVI/VGA monitors. Is anyone successfully running their Yoga 900 with dual external monitors? If so, how can I configure my set to do the same? Thanks in advance.

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In a strange twist Lenovo decided not to include a dedicated display port with the 720 13". The USB-C Thunderbolt port can be used as a displayport, but then, obviously, can't be used as a thunderbolt 3 port.I have a $800 dollar thunderbolt 3 card. What I'd like to do is get video out of my laptop to a bigger monitor so I can do work.I tried a USB-3 docking station and it was a nightmare.Is there any way I can use an external docking port to access the displayport in my laptop AND connect my thunderbolt 3 soundcard?I erroneously assumed that all this new technology would enable me to use multiple displays like on my old desktop computer, but what I'm finding is the USB3 solution introduced tons of lag, when it worked at all, and slowed down my computer.If anyone has any solutions, please let me know. 

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I am thinking of getting the Yoga 3, and occasionaly I would like to use an external monitor. My question is, can I put the yoga in kind of a shallow tent mode, and still use the keyboard? I'm guessing the keyboard and trackpad are disabled when you flip the thing into tablet mode, but what about in tent? SO, from the closed position, I am hoping to open it about 200 degrees or so, or anything slightly greater than having it lay flat at 180 degrees. Will this work? Thanks!

A:Using yoga 3 as a keyboard with external monitor

No, when your are over 180, the KB and pad are disabled. But you can buy bluetooth KB and mouse.. What you want to do is weird, what's the point of plug an other screen if you do not see the first one ? TV ?





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I just bought myself a very nice 22inch Dell E2209WF monitor. I connected it with a VGA cable to my USB3 connector and nothing. So I went down to PC World and tried the same with several monitors and nothing. So I tried a micro HDMI to several monitors and still nothing. I'm running Windows 10. Am I missing something very basic ? I've always assumed the Yoga 2 11 could be connected to an external monitor. 

A:Connecting a Yoga 2 11 to an external monitor

Hi, welcome.
 
It shouldn't be hard to connect an external monitor to a laptop. What kind of port does it has? mini DP? HDMI?
 
What I had see on other cases is that some cables and adapters may produce some problems. So trying different ones that you may have arround, or connecting the laptop to a near by TV just to be sure it is not also the monitor.
 
My only ideas are:
1) Try Win+P key combination to be sure that you ar extending or duplicating the screen with the secondary monitor.
 
2) From the Yoga 2 11 support site, try update the video driver and see if something improves.
 
Give it a try to see if something works.
 
Regards

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Yoga 730-13IKB, Type 81CT, Windows 10, 64-bit Before I purchase an expensive external monitor, like HP's Z27 4K monitor, I'd like to find documentation on the Yoga series support for external monitors, and the potential for the laptop to also be charging, all from that single cable.  Most likely, the arrangement would be using a single USB port to a hub that provides HDMI or DP -- can the Yoga deliver 4K (or lesser QHD), at 60Hz? After about 20 minutes of searching and reading user manuals, 620 integrated graphics reference material, and whether HDR is supported and whether HDCP 2.2 is provided.... sigh. I'm looking for a document written for an end user that accounts for the inherent capabilities of the integrated graphics chipset and OS, the limitations of the USB 3.0 Type-C interface, and describes what range of resolutions can be driven.  If the UBS hub makes a difference, then at least tackle part of that problem with a paragraph of "what to look for" in a USB hub, or "we've tested with the following," in order to successfully drive (and possibly receive laptop charging) from high resolution external monitors.  Use the HP Z27 4K monitor as an example.

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Hi guys, thank you already for reading and your help. I have a Dell WD 15 Dockingstation that connects to USB C.It works with my partners Macbook and any other Laptop so far.  It also worked with the Lenovo Yoga 730 for a month and now over sudden it makes problems. First I instaled the graphic driver new and the usb driver new and unplugged everything and it worked again for 2 days. Now I have the same problem again but can`t get it to work.Installed the drivers again, rebooted, installed driver for the dell doking station. No help. I have an additional USB C hub for more USB that also has a HDMI plugin. Sometimes he recognizes it sometimes not. Whenever I plugin the DellDoc it starts beping in a interval (as if he would recognize new devices - but doesn`t do it!)Also it doesn`t charge anymore from the DellDocK, the amber charging light flickers. I googled and tried all drivers, deinstalling the devices in the device manager but nothing helps.Any idea what else I can do? Thanks so much  

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How many external monitors does the 3rd gen X1 Yoga support without a dock? The spec sheet does say that three independent displays are supported but I want to make sure that this does not include the built in display as well.

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Hello,I am looking for notebook that would be able to use two external screens and I have faced Lenovo Yoga 520 with one HDMI and one USB-C port. HDMI is obvious, but what about USB-C video quality? I could not find any sctrict information how does it (or even whether) works.My doubts are reasoned by my previous attempt to DisplayLink via USB-A3.0 which completely sucked (low fps, hard to setup). I am mainly using Linux and it was complete disaster - I had to use experimental drivers and after long fight I achieved about 15 fps...How It is with Lenovo520's USB-C? Will my monitor be usable? What if I use adapter to HDMI/DVI/VGA/DisplayPort? Shall I be bound by uncommon drivers or will it work out of box?

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I've tried three different HDMI cables and two different USB-C to HDMI connectors. Latest drivers, latest BIOS. Trying to conenct to two HDMI TV's and two different HDMI computer monitors. Nothing Works. NOTHING WORRRRKKKKSSSS!!!

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I have a vizio monotor that I am connecting to my Yoga 900 via the cable below. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B06XDMKQKJ/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 It will not recognize the monitor, altough I haven't tried anything extensive to get it to work.Does anyone have any advice for troubleshooting or will I need to get a new cable ? Thanks in advance. 

A:Yoga 900 to external vizio monitor

I have a 910 and a 920 connected to a Vizio 1080p television using a Trendnet adapter. Might give that a try.
 
You might also need to enable an external display in Settings > System > Display.  But to my knowledge, Lenovo USB-C ports aren't Thunderbolt, so some things that work well on an Apple won't on anything else. 

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I can not get my new Yogu 730 13IKB to connect to an external monitor. Worked with Lenova support and ran diagnostics and updated all drivers but can't get either port to detect an external monitor. Surely there is a solution to this issue. Lenova support is now saying that it might be the machine. Before I return the machine I would like to see if there is a solution. Great laptop, but I need it to support external monitor(s)

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Hello,I do have a strange issue which is getting rather annoying now.Using my Yoga mostly with external monitor (USB-C) attached, once I disconnect (using it laptop only for some time) and then reconnect again the scaling (usually 150%) most of the time gets messed up. Especially the Office applications get blurry, scaling in Windows Explorer sometime is simply like 200%.I have tried reset to default, update with Lenovo drivers, the Intel original drivers are somehow not supported. Any hint, or sharing your experience is highly appreciated! Best,Beniamin

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I'm trying to connect to an extended monitor with a USB 3.0 (bought from Lenovo online) itself but it can't seem to detect the monitor.I've connected the HDMI cable on both ends. Is there something that I'm missing?

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I cannot get the information from Lenovo support, so I hope there is someone in this forum who can answer. Can I connect the Yoga 910 (with UHD 4K display) USB-C 'always charging' port to an external 4K monitor with USB-C input like LG's 27UD88-W or Lenovo Thinkvision X1 wide and :- work on both devices @60Hz 3840 x 2160 resolution ?- have through the same cable the Yoga 910 charging to 60W (with LG 27UD88-W led monitor) ?- use at the same time the other monitor's ports as a hub seen by the notebook ?- transmit at the same time data on the second Yoga 910 USB-C port ?Some question as above with external USB-C monitor connected to the USB-C 'display output' port (I don't know really what the difference is between the 2 USB-C ports, if they are dedicated to power OR display, but cannot do both) thanks for your time  


























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I just got my serviced yoga 910 back after the display out usbc mysteriously stopped working. Now whenever I plug into the external monitor, the screen flickers and turns off and on every 5 seconds or so and it's very annoying. I think this problem is exacerbated when I plug the other usb c in for power. I've already updated my display drivers, and was wondering if anyone else had this problem?

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So I am hooking up my laptop (Yoga 720 13-IKB) to an external monitor via HDMI.  When I use a direct connection, USB C to HDMI it works fine, but when I go through a hub it doesn't seem to work.  I am on my second USB C hub, this one is Lenovo branded, Product Model: Lenovo USB-C Hub C106, and the monitor doesn't get the signal from the hub.  I really need to use a hub and am not sure how to find one that will drive the monitor.  Seems like it should work automatically.  Any ideas on how to resolve?

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Hey thereI received an external monitor which I want to connect to my Yoga 2 Pro. The monitor (besides USB) has a VGA-plug an a displayport-plug. My Yoga Pro has micro hdmi-plug. Can anyone tell me what's the best way to connect these two devices? I was told to buy a cable with one end as a displayport (male)  and the other end as a micro-hdmi (male). However, I can't find such a cable on the internet? Has anyone a good recommendation?Thanks, Pascal  





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I own a Yoga Pro 3 with Windows 8.1 installed and I would like to use it with a external monitor.  I bought a cable with a HDMI mini port on one end and a standard HDMI port on the other.  When I connected the HDMI mini to my Yoga Pro 3 and connected the other end to my monitor, it did not see my desktop on the external monitor.  Does anyone know how I can use a external monitor with my Yoga Pro 3?

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I have a Yoga 900 and I just got a Dell S2718D external monitor.  The monitor has USB C and HDMI video ins, and I can connect from the USB C port on the Yoga with an HDMI adapter, but the monitor isn't detected when going straight to USB C.  I'm at my wit's end on this one, I can't find a solution.  Please help!

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I'm looking to buy an external monitor for my Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 13 (Intel Core i5/Intel HD 4000). More specifically, I would like to drive a 2560x1440 monitor. By looking under the generic external monitor properties in Windows, I discovered the maximum supported resolution is 2560x1600 at 60 Hz for the Intel HD 4000. However, the laptop only has an hdmi port for video output, but I cannot find the supported hdmi standard versions (i.e. if it is 1.3 or 1.4) to figure out the maximum refresh rate I could get. On another thread on these forums (here) some user suggested that the supported hdmi versions should be 1.3 and 1.4, while other users reported that they managed to drive a 2560x1440 monitor but they did not state the resulting refresh rate. How can I proceed to discover the maximum refresh rates I could get with a 2560x1440 resolution? Secondly, I would like to ask if it is possible to use an usb 3.0 to display port adapter to drive the monitor at 60 Hz, and if I could have some suggestions on which type of adapter I should buy in that case.Thank you for your help in advance.

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Connecting the sleeping X1 to a dock (Lenovo Thunderbold 3 dock) and then waking it up (lid closed) gives bad colorors and contrast on the external monitor connected to the dock. Restarting the X1 connected to the dock gives normal colors and contrast on the same external monitor. System is W10Pro 1709 64-bit.Any ideas or help?

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I am trying to connect my Lenovo Yoga 900 to an external monitor (Dell) via an Anker USB-C cable to the monitor's HDMI. When I connect, it mirrors the laptop screen on the Dell monitor, but the computer can't detect the external monitor, meaning I can't extend the display or use with the lid closed. Help! 

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I am considering buying a Dell u3417w (3440X1440), but I am not sure my 1st gen X1 Yoga will be able to run the resolution. It has the i7-6600U CPU and Intel HD Graphics 520. Can anyone confirm if this setup will work? I am primarily using it for work spreadsheets etc. (no gaming)  

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I bought a Yoga 920 for my B'day and love it. Now I want to buy it presents. I am looking for a 27-inch external monitor and I hope you guys will help me out. 1) Does the 920 accept an external monitor's multi-touch input? Is that function called WQHD? The documentation isn't clear. 2) Is there a paticular type of USB3 dock that works for the 920 hookup? Or does one have to wing it with an HDMI cable? 3) What is this auto connect feature for external monitors that Win10 mentions? Does the Yoga have it and is it now standard on most modern monitors? Thank you for any thoughts you might have.

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I have had a Yoga 900 for 8 months and had no problems connecting to my TV and monitor with a USBc-to-HDMI adapter. This week I have tried using my normal setup, and the display on the laptop screen is fine but the extended or duplicated image on any external screen it flickers. Every two minutes or so, the monitor says 'no signal' for a second and then the image returns, sometimes after thin white lines flash across the screen. Additionally, using the laptop speakers when connected to a TV/Monitor is fine, but nothing can be heard when trying to use the speakers of the HDMI connected device. I have tried flashing the BIOS, updating with the latest graphics card drivers on Lenovo's website, using a new CableCreations adapter, switching HDMI cables, switching TVs, un- and plugged into the AC adapter. Nothing changes. I have also used a USBc->HDMI->VGA adapter/cable, and the flashing lines disappear but the the external display continues to cut-out periodically. I would appreciate any ideas about why this problem would surface now, and/or how to resolve it. 

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Please helpI am trying to connect my new Yoga 900 to an external Full HD monitor Samsung syncmaster b2430hd using the following adapter which I connected to the USB type c of the Yoga and to the HDMI port of the monitor: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00X4S5C7G?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o02_s00 However, the picture on the external monitor look fuzzy and the taskbar is hardly visible.I?ve tried reducing the resolution to the native for the external monitor i.e., 1920 x 1080 but still did not help.Are there any adjustments to the display settings that I can make to improve the picture on the monitor? 

A:Connecting Yoga 900 to an external monitor issues.

Welcome to the forums!
 
I have a suspicion it has to do with the video scaling setting on the SyncMaster. If you go to Picture > Advanced Settings > Picture Settings, look for Size. Change it to Screen Fit. There may also be a button on your remote to change the Video Mode / Aspect Ratio or something similar.

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I have the C930 FHD version and am connected to a 23" 1920x1080 display. My admittedly newb-ish question: Can my Yoga support a much larger 4k display or will that display max at the same resolution as my Yoga? Thanks in advance.

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Hello - I wish to connect my 24" Dell monitor (it has every port imaginable) to my Lenovo Yoga 720 WITHOUT using the Thunderbolt port. Is this possible? I am a Jazz musician and I with to use the external display for (1) reading complicatedf [e.g., classical piano] sheet music and (2) for use with DAWs (digital audio workstations, such as Abelton, Pro Tools, etc., where there is LOTS of info crammed in tight and a large monitor is needed). My Yoga's TB port is used for a 500 gig Samsung external hard drive.  The Samsung houses my music programs (e.g., the DAWs, Ivory piano, Easy Drummer, etc.), and I placed them there for the fast speed (this really helps eliminate the latency on the pianos).  I don't need fast speed with the monitor; my prior Lenovo G780 worked just fine with my 24" Dell monitor; the G780 had an HDMI port. I don't find a "TB dock" that has (1) HDMI, display port, etc. AND (2) another TB port.  Does such a thing exist? I've tried the crappy "USB montitors."  They (1) suck and (2) are not 24". Am I screwed here? Thanks, - Jeff Newton (Jazz saxophonist and pianist)    

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Hi all, My laptop is a Yoga 510-14ISK, which has an Intel HD Graphics 520 (graphics unit integrated with the Skylake processor) and an AMD Radeon R5 M330 as the PCI-E card. My issue is supporting the full resolution of my external monitor, a BenQ FP241W, which has a native resolution of 1920x1200. The max resolution offered by any of the tools (Windows, Intel and AMD) is 1920x1080. This leaves black bars on the top and bottom of the monitor, which is not only wasted space, but is contributing to the burn-in of my eight-year-old-but-still-working-as-new monitor. I originally connected the laptop via a Thinkpad USB 3.0 Ultra Dock, which uses USB-C from the laptop and HDMI to the monitor. I discovered, however, that the Intel driver would not detect the monitor this way, or at least it wouldn't list it. The monitor is now plugged directly to the laptop via HDMI. I assume this is a driver issue, since these modern graphics cards should easily support 1920x1200. If it is, it isn't trivial to solve; I spent hours yesterday trying various things:Exploring the display configurations in Windows 10 (64 bit), the Intel Graphics Control Panel (IGCP), and the Radeon Settings tool. Strangely enough, the latter does not show a ?Display? category, which, judging from online screenshots, normally should be there (see attached screenshot). The max I ever get listed is 1920x1080. Attempting to enter a custom resolution of 1920x1200 at 60p in the IGCP gives an error, ?T... Read more

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Hello, I am currently thinking about buying a 4k monitor or ultra-wide external display.Does anyone know which kind of resolution the Lenovo Yoga 700 with the 940M GPU supports? I would be interested in 4k or 3440 x 1440 or 2560 x 1080, but I don't know whether these resolutions are supported and if so at which hertz rate. I could not find any information on the Lenovo support page regarding this matter. Not even which HDMI type the notebook has... Any information would be useful. Thank you!Cheers,Mark

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I currently have a Lenovo Yoga 910 (no 4k version) and I've been having problems connecting to an external monitor for some time now. The monitor works well with other devices so I'm positive it's a problem with the laptop/adapters. My external monitor is the following: Acer LCD. It does not have an HDMI port, but it has a DVI port. As far as I know, all of my drivers are up to date. I have two methods for connecting: 1. CableCreation USB-C male to HDMI female + BlueRigger HDMI male to DVI male 2. Choetech USB-C male to DVI male I used option (1) for a while with success, until suddenly it only provided low resolutions for the monitor. Now, when I try option (1), it won't even extend the display. I'll select "Extend these displays" and apply, only for it to go back to "Show only on 1". So this has somehow gone from working perfectly to not at all. I thought the CableCreation adapter might be faulty, but then: I recieved the cord for option (2) today, and the outcome is exactly the same. "Extend these displays" automatically reverts back to "Show only on 1". Thanks for any and all help!

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hi, I have setup one of my faculty with a Yoga 920131KB plus Thunderbolt 3 Dock. He has an existing monitor (Samsung Syncmaster P2450) that should support 1920x1080. Seems to be current on all drivers and patches under Win10 EDU version. (Including the CCG4 Firmware Update to v55). We are using the HDMI output from the dock. If we try to configure extended desktop to the Samsung monitor at 1920x1080, the screen extends off both sides about half an inch. Maybe also a quarter inch over at the top.  As a work-around, set at 1680x1050, video generally works as expected, but the display starts about 2" in from either side. Generally I don't like using add-on utilities (prefer to just use standard windows built-in options), but somewhere along the line this has the Intel Graphics HD Utility.  I was using that to switch resolution, the Windows settings seemed to track along with changes in the Intel utility, but still overscanned the display.  I played with some other settings in the utility about Display Scale (other than 100%), didn't seem to change anything. A second problem occurs with this setup: when the laptop is used at home, put to sleep, then plugged into the dock, the screen is displayed on the external monitor at maybe 200% (?).  That is, you only see the central portion of the image.  No fiddling with settings seems to correct it, but rebooting usually fixes it. The second problem also occurs with a similar Yoga 920 + Dock (d... Read more

A:Yoga 920, Thunderbolt 3 Dock and external monitor

Also wanted to mention something I noticed while working on this: I saved a log from the Intel Utility. There is a section in there about "Maximum Image Size". This seemed to be correct for the laptop display (12.2"x6.69") but the Samsung was listed at 6.3" x 3.54"    It is a 24" diagonal display, so that is obviously wrong, but I don't know that it is important. Intel(R) UHD Graphics 620 Report Date: Monday, February 5, 2018Report Time [hh:mm:ss]: 1:21:19 PMDriver Version: 23.20.16.4849Operating System: Windows* 10 Education (10.0.16299)Physical Memory: 16225 MBVendor ID: 8086Device ID: 5917Device Revision: 07Graphics Output Protocol (GOP) Version: 9.0.1066Current Resolution: 1680 x 1050 Display Type: DigitalDDC2 Protocol: SupportedGamma: 2.2Connector Type: DisplayPortDevice Type: DisplayPortMaximum Image SizeHorizontal Size: 6.3 inchesVertical Size: 3.54 inches

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I have the above system conected via a One link + using the display port.the external monitor frequently blinks on and offusing DP to DVI, but it also happens with VGAHave updated all the drivers.suggestions?












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A:Yoga 260 Windows 10 blinking external monitor

Hi dougdykman
 
Can you please specify your full Thinkpad model number and the model of OneLink dock that you are using.
Some Thinkpad and some OneLink dock models has some firmware (BIOS) update to improve compatibility.
 
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How can I turn on My Yoga 900 with the lid closed on Windows 10?(When using external monitor and no space for open Yoga) Details:a) When I return to office after using without external monitor, I plug in my display port device, push power button, doesn't turn on (LED on Power button blinking == sleeping?)b) I can turn it on by opening lid, then closing lid (with setting "lid close turn off" is disabled), but that doesn't fit my setup at all, especially if yoga sleeps while I do other things.c) If I set it to sleep with lid open, then power button works fine.*) This works with other laptops I've used. Open or closed if I pushed power button they always responded. Paul

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