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Pen for new 2018 yoga book c930?

Q: Pen for new 2018 yoga book c930?

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Hi, I'm about to order the new yoga book c930, the one with the dual display (lcd + e-ink) setup. However, in my market (Sweden) only the m3 version with 128GB ssd and without pen is available as of now  Since this will be mostly a home web browsing 2-in-1 for me I'm fine with the performance and storage limitations but really would like to have a pen for it that works both for the LCD and the e-ink display for notes and sketching. Any hints as to which of all the different lenovo (or third party?) pens available that would work? Is the one that comes with the i5-version available separately? I haven't been able to find any guidance on lenovo.com and local pre-sales customer service didn't have any answer either unfortunately. Any guidance would be highly appreciated!

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The new Lenovo Yoga Book c930 with eInk screen is great, but currently the software is far away from its potential:* eink notes have to be explicitly copied to the main screen, no direct handwriting entry* no onenote support on the eink side* no acrobat pdf annotation on eink side* no ebook support yet* etc.Lenovo has already said that they are working on more features, but is there any roadmap or what features to expect?Cheers

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Is the Precision Pen that comes with the Yoga Book C930 available for purchase? Or will any of the other available pens work with this model (I realize only the original pen will probably connect magnetically).One other question, the pen I recieved didn't come with any replacement tips, will these be available as well?

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Been having some trouble with the fingerprint reader. 1) it has generally been slow in operation. Many times it takes a few times before it works right. I've tried redoing it a few times. Just seems hit or miss. 2) Sometimes after opening the lid the fingerprint reader doesn't turn on. 

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I bought C930 13IBK model last month. It worked something wrong.1. did not auto rotate2. when battery fully charged and power line connected, didn't boot (hanging windows logo screen)3. when power line connected and battery fully charged, keyboard didn't work. (power line disconnect & reboot, keyboard do work)  I spent several hours for several days to find & try to fix because above problems are minior functions and can be some setting problems.I phoned service center twice and visited service center and got it was faulty product and certificates for that.I shoud go to the re-saller to exchage new one with that certificates.  Lenovo Vantage said every systems OK but windows device manager said one serial IO I2C host controller had problems.That means Lenovo's quality control standard did not test that. So faulty product can delivered to cutomer.  Customer should spend times & money to fix that problem. Customer shoud think that was bad luck? In that case, the only thing Lenovo did is, judged the customer's complain & print a paper. I cannot understand why customer shoud do all dirty things because of Lenovo's fault.I'll never buy Lenovo again because of quality control and service policy.

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As I always do with my computers, I encrypted the whole diskof my new C930 Yoga Book using Symantec Encryption Desktop (PGP) Whole Disk Encryption. At startup a login screen is displayed, the PGP BootGuard screen, where a password needs to be entered. Everything went well until I restarded the computer and tried to enter the password. Somehow the eInk keyboard does not seem to work properly as nothin is entered as password, and only odd combinations of key strokes give some reaction at all. Nor can I conjure up a virtual keyboard by klicking (tapping) on the touch screen. I also tried to attach a USB keyboard, but that does not work either. How do a access a working keyboard at startup? Has anyone had and possibly solved this problem? Is there a way to enter BIOS to give priority to an external keyboard or disk?

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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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 why lenovo doesn't give up s3 sleep for x1 yoga 2018,but it has gave s3 to x1 c 2018!!!! modern sleep 's desc is so good, but it's work so bad in my x1 yoga 2018,and it's cost so much power in sleep!!!can you image ,a night it has cost more than 30% battery...  

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I updated my two Yoga laptops this wee on two different days. I noticed that after the update my yoga mouse couldn't pair (connect) to each computer.  There was no issue before the update. Because it happened with both computers, I suspect there is an issue with the update. I came to the Forum and the new support Lenovo system to see if others have the same issue but I don't see any post related to this topic nor an updated driver for the Yoga Mouse. Are you having the same issue? Did you solve it? How?  

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Hi, for the X1E, before replacing compoents, it is suggested on the manual that we need to go to the BIOS to disable the battery first. How about the 4K version of Yoga 730 15" and Yoga C930?

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Hi, I am looking for a laptop with a 4K screen. According to the specs, the X1 Carbon Gen 7 and X1 Yoga Gen 4 will have 51W battery. Does that mean even they will get the latest cpu (which some said there is not much different), they will have shorter battery life than the current Yoga C930 which has 60W battery? https://www.ultrabookreview.com/24380-2019-lenovo-thinkpads/https://www.ultrabookreview.com/24458-lenovo-yoga-c930-review/ 

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Hi, I keep getting conflicting information. Has anybody tried the Lenovo Pen Pro on these laptops? Are they fully compatible with each other? https://www.lenovo.com/ca/en/accessories-and-monitors/pens-and-supplies/pens/TAB-ACC-BO-Lenovo-Pen-P...

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Hi, I noticed that when I took the laptops out from a computer bag and immediately flipped them over into a tablet, the login screen showed up with a prompt to enter the password. However, virtual keyboard did not show up. I had to turn the laptps to laptop mode, entered the password and then flipped them back to tablet for the machines to function. This has happened to both my Yoga 730 15" 4K and Yoga C930 4K. Why? Perhaps it is not the virtual keyboard not showing up but the touch screens did not respond? Is this a common issue for the Yoga line?

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I bought my ThinkPad X1 Yoga for around $1600 CAD with 2 years on-site warranty. The Yoga C930 is usually around the same price or more expensive, but the yogadays promotion right now made the base model $200 cheaper even with 2 years on-site warranty. Would you guys say that at $200 cheaper, the Yoga C930 is worth it? It has dual fans and a bigger battery, those seem to be the main advantages. 

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I recently purchased the yoga c930 for $899 at Best Buy since it seemed like a great deal. I was looking into gen 2 ThinkPad yoga x1s on eBay due to their reputation of being more durable. Is it worth it for me to pick up a ThinkPad even though it has less ram and an older CPU?

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I recently bought "XPG GAMMIX 1TB S11 Pro" and "EZDIY-FAB M.2 Enclosure Case NVME PCIE SSD(for M Key) to USB 3.1 External Enclosure with Type C + Type A Cable". I want to replace the original 256GB ssd which is too small. The 256GB ssd was cloned to the new 1TB with the help of the M.2 enclosure. I booted the laptop from the 1TB ssd by using the USB port as well as the USB-C port and no problem. I then installed 1TB to the laptop and IT DOES NOT BOOT! The PC freezed at the start page with rotating dot circle, and forever.. According to the test I did, the 1TB ssd and the enclosure look good and work normal. My laptop works well. Any suggestions/comments? Thanks.   

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Hello!I bought this 2018 Yoga 730 15.6" just 2 days ago and I'm thinking about upgrading the ssdbcoz I've got only 256GB (M.2 SSD / PCIe 3.0 x 4) which feels quite insufficient.So I'm wondering if it's possible to add another M.2 SSD to my laptop, so that I could use the additional SSD as a storage drive. I don't think this laptop has an empty 2.5" ssd slot. If I can't put another ssd on the motherboard, then buying a bigger M.2 SSD and replacing the existing one would be the only way to gain more capacity? Could someone enlight me pls!   

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Why there is now any setting reg this in BIOS settings, its ****** ugly, really, good notebook 10/10 but this is ridiculous, I feel shame and gag reflex every time I turn it on. The only way t change as i understood it's change bios update file and replace image there but maybe there is some normal way to do this? from THAT: to, for example:Thanks.

A:How to change UGLY bios logo on Lenovo Yoga C930-13 or any Yoga with bios 8GCN32WW???

I agree, the logo is really ugly. I want to change it too.Is there any way we can give feedback to lenovo to change it for the next update? 

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X1 Yoga 2018 model Technical specs says this: 4-in-1-cardreader (MicroSD) (SD, MMC, SDHC ja SDXC) But I don't see any place where to stick my SD cards, except the MicroSD. Does it come with some SD, MMC, SDHC ja SDXC dongle or what? I have sent Lenovo email about this about two weeks ago and since they have not send me anything back I try to find answer from here now.[offtopic]I have not bought the X1 Yoga yet but its one of the few computers I am considering to buy in near future. The laptop will come to travelling and it should have SD card reader so I can organize photos and videos with it. I would do some color correction and editing with it but all the hard work I do when I get back to home. It should also serve as multimedia machine in airplanes, airfields, busses and what ever. Thats why I think that 2 in 1 pc could be pretty good since its relatively light weight and I believe I will find good viewing angle for the screen everytime. Some times for example the airplanes seats are so small I cant open 15" mbp screen into good viewing angle and there for the screen colors are messt up. I would otherwise buy mbp but I am not fan of #dongle_life and had one Lenovo laptop in the past and it served me very well for many years and their customer support was top notch. Once broke the screen into million pieces and they replaced it in less than 24 hours. Was a bit amazed when looking into the tracking code and it said the laptop flied overnight to the germany and... Read more

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Hi everyone. I bought a thinkpad x1 yoga recently with a German keyboard. I would like to get the UK English layout and I was just wondering if anyone has any recommendation for some good keyboard stickers? Anyone has experience with keyshorts (keyshorts.com)?Thanks for the help.

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Hi All,I'm struggling to find the native ethernet adapter for the Yoga X1 2018... does anybody know which is the right model? I can find on internet the ethernet cable for the X1 Carbon from previous generations but none for the Yoga X1. Thanks,GortiZ

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I am going to upgrade my laptop very soon.  I really like the X1 carbon but also fancy the Yoga.  I will be buy the highest performance available for my needs.   It appears the Carbon and Yoga can be purchased with the same i7 and ram configurations.   Ports are the same as well?  I need at least 1 thunderbolt connection.  Am I missing any performance differences between them a the high end? It would appear the biggest trade off is the extra size and weight of the Yoga?  The Carbon being more svelte?  I would not use the Yoga in tablet/pen mode but it would be nice to have and perhaps I find more applications for it. I am in IT admin - I wish they still had real Ethenet ports...  but I get the form factor will not support it. Thanks in advance for any all/help. 

A:Help choosing between the 2018 X1 Carbon and Yoga

Hi Warder2112,
 
My two cents: If you don't need the tablet/pen mode, the X1 Carbon is svelter. If you want the sveltest machine with a real Ethernet port, look at the T480s.

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Hello everyone, whenever I copy data to or fro my SSD or whenever I install a program, my SSD or my processor crackles quite audibly, like old disk HDDs used to do. Furthermore, it ALSO crackles whenever I scroll down a webpage, no matter whether I do so with the mouse, the touchpad or the touchscreen.  Any clues what that is and what I can do against it?CheersFelix

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Hello everyone! So after going back and forth which laptop i wanted i finally ended up getting a Yoga C930 which feels MUCH better compared to the 730 i had for about a day. The only concern i have for it right now is the fan noise is noticeable. I updated all of the drivers and did all of the windows updates, but it seems the fan is much more audible compared to the 730 i had. (I used the windows app and Driver Easy to do this) It's not entirely annoying but i do notice it. I also notice the laptop tends to get a bit warm. I know its only been a few hours but still its something i've noticed.  This is the exact one i purchased from Best Buy I've also noticed the Dolby Atmos Speaker System app apparently isn't compatible with my device? Also looking if anyone has recommendations on which usb c dongle to use so I can connect extra USB, display, and memory card reader? Some of the ones I?ve found on amazon don?t exclusively list if it works on the yoga c930

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Greetings,the docked pen is not charging. It was about 60% charged out of the box but obviously ended up empty a couple of days later... I updated all kind of drivers but to no avail. Thing refuses to charge. Any suggestions?THXmx

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Hey all, just wondering if anyone has solutions for the pen failing to eject in a brand new c930? The pen ?clicks? when you press it but does not eject beyond a mm or two (so you can?t grab it).  Wondering if if there are any obvious solutions or if I should just return and get a new one.  Thanks!

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Hello, I recently purchased a Yoga C930 (less than a week ago).  I had a few screen glitches and just thought it was normal for a new computer that hasn?t really run yet but today I turned it off and now it will not turn back on.  If I press the power button, the keyboard backlight turns on for about a second and sometimes the fan turns on but then it immediately turns back off.  This repeats itself every five seconds until I hold the power button and it turns off again.  Has anyone had a similar issue or know a possible solution?  I have tried to reset but there is no physical Nova button and I cannot access the Nova menu since the computer does not get that far when turning on.

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I've got problems with brand new Yoga c930. Getting BSOD all the time and it restarts. On the attemps to recover or reset the system same thing happens just BSOD. I'm able to boot live Ubintu from USB, however when I try to boot recovery Windows USB that I downloaded from Lenovo it wont boot. I can see it in the Bios/Boot menu, I changed the boot order to start USB first, disabled Secure boot, but still the machine not booting from the recovery USB. Any suggestions?

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Hi all, I ended up exchanging my C930 because of this and the new unit came with a Western Digital SSD, which is either slow or faulty or windows defender is slowing things down for no apparent reason. Could C930 users post their crystalmark results here? The crystalmark utility is now available from windows apps.  Thank you!

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Hi We've problem with the Yoga C930, that's gets very hot when it's charging, both on the bottom and on the top in front of the soundbar, and we can also feel the heat between the kyes. Is there a known solution to this problem?  It's a new pc, and all drivers are up to date including the BIOS.  Best regard Simon

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I purchased a Lenovo Yoga c930 last week and it got delivered today. I have been experiencing issues with the sleep and power options. As soon as I click the button to eject the pen, the laptop goes into sleep mode where I have to sign in again. The situation gets worse because sometimes the laptop would shut down randomly when the pen is ejected out or it is inserted back into the laptop. Does anyone have a solution for this issue or anyone faced a similar issue? I have checked the power options and I have set the power and sleep option as never. 

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I have the YOGA C930 (not YOGABOOK) and i am looking for the replacement for the included pen.I've searched everywhere i could not find it even in the lenovo store.Does anyone know where to buy it or order it?Thanks in advance for the help.

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Hey all,Whenever I try running any sort of art program such as Krita or Open Canvas 7, turn the laptop screen over and rotate the laptop to portrait mode, the left half of the screen becomes unusable for pen. Whenever my pen (Lenovo Active Pen 2, and the default pen in the garage) start drawing in that area, the pen line immediately jumps diagonally upward and creates peaks. Is there anything I can do to fix this? This doesnt occur when in landscape rotation , only when in portrait. I tried using Paint Tool SAI, but that never even registered my inputs. Why does the rotation break these programs?

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Hi! I bought a new Yoga C930 in July from Besy Buy, went off without a hitch. Saturday, I noticed the pen stopped charging. Looking in the silo, I noticed a golden contact was missing, which explains the lack of charging. I went to Geek Squad and said they would need to take 2 or 3 weeks to repair the contacts. I was thinking, if this is a hardware defect, won't the contacts just break again? I PROMISE I didn't do anything to cause the contact missing, so if it's just normal use, won't it happen again? Is it worth sending in for repair?  Many forums have talked about the C930 charging pen not working, yet no one has posted any resolutions. Either it would take months to fix, or Lenovo couldn't help.  TL;DR: My pen silo is broken like other people's has been. Should I bother sending it in for repairs, or should I just return it under warranty and move away from this product?

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I have a brand-new Yoga C930 2-in-1 with a 1TB SSD and 16 GB RAM, which I'd like to run Ubuntu Linux on. I can't manage to boot from a USB (type A) pen drive yet, though. I managed to enter the BIOS (via this hint) and the "Boot from USB" option is "Enabled". When I exit the BIOS, though, saving the changes, having the USB pen drive plugged-in into the USB-A slot, Windows is booting up just normal. No USB boot happens, no boot menu is shown. Also, the usual pressing of buttons such as F2, F11, F12 or Del doesn't result in anything being shown from the BIOS. How do I boot from a USB drive then? Obviously, when there is a related option in the BIOS, it should be possible, shouldn't it?

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Hi!I just got my new Yoga C930 yesterday and im not sure the space key should look/feel like this. It don't have any travel distance, it's feels like a touchkey. Is it normal at this product? I'm uncertain, it's my first laptop. I made a picture from it. It's height its a little bit under of the others.

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I recently purchased the Yoga c930 to mainly draw on the go and do artwork in various apps and programs (mainly Photoshop, SketchBook, and Krita). However, this 2 in 1 is unable to download the wacom feel it driver ( I get a message saying that the wacom driver is not compatiable with the computer/tablet, which is wierd because the pen uses wacom aes technology) and I am having trouble with getting pressure sensitivity to work in almost everything I have tried to draw in. I even tried to change setting within the programs themselves, but the only one that really worked was Photoshop. Krita and Sketchbook still have no pressure sensitivity. There is also a Lenovo Pen Settings control panel for pressure sensitivity, but it does not really seem to make a difference in sensitivity when I change the settings there. Any suggestions as to how to get the pressure sensitivity to function properly on this computer would be greatly appreciated. I really don't want to have to return the laptop and get the Yoga 720 13" becuase this computer is really nice otherwise, but I'm starting to think that may be the only option if I want to have a better drawing experience.

A:Yoga C930 Pen Pressure

You are using a Yoga Book c930? Or a Yoga c930? Doesn't sound like you have the Yoga Book (This is the Yoga Book forum) based on the replacement laptop you would get.

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Just wondering if anyone knows of any good USB-C chargers that I can use with my C930. I'm looking to leave one at home and pack the other in my backpack for charging on the go

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