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Ideapad 520s-14 Usb Type-C port

Q: Ideapad 520s-14 Usb Type-C port

Hi,I bought new Ideapad 520s-14ikb. it has usb Type-C 3.1 port.I have a question: what can i do with this port? does it work like charger?thanks for answers

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Hello,I buy a new laptop Lenovo ideapad 520s-14IKB (type  80X20), and now when I use the laptop is freezing after few time, I use lenovo check to detect the issue but the laptop is pass.Thanks.

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Can I use my usb-c 3.1 gen 1 port for loading my laptop from a powerbank?

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I recently bought an IP 520 i7 7 gen 15.6" machine. It comes with a type c port. I want to know if I can plug in a type c to vga adapter and use another monitor on my laptop. I bought an adapter from Amazon and I tried plugging it into the c socket but that does not work. However, when I tried the same adapter on my sister's Mac , it works just fine. Now my question is, Is the c port just for charging and does not have I/o pins , or my USB c is damaged ?

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The on page 7 of the user's guide that came with my new laptop it says that my Ideapad 320-15ABR, "supports USB 3.1 (Gen1, Output 5V ds, 0.9A DC)".  I purchased a SanDisk Ultra Type-C 3.1 flash drive.  However, when I tested the drive it did not perform any better than a Type-A 3.0.  The attached photo shows the results of benchmark tests on both drives.ATTO Disk Benchmark results I also did some crude tests by moving large files to both drives and clocking the time it took to transfer the file.  Transfer time to and from both drives was about equal. I called Lenovo Technial Support and spoke with John.  I gave him this information and, after a minute or so, he told me that my laptop did not have USB 3.1 and that the documentation was wrong. I find this hard to believe.  So my question is does the Lenovo Ideapad 320-15ABR support USB 3.1? Thanks in advance for any replies. 

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Hello, I recently ordered an Ideapad 720s (13-inch). Lenovo web site mentions "*Connecting to a display requires a USB-C to HDMI or DisplayPort cable, depending on display interface." I was wondering I should buy a USB-HDMI cable or an adapter to connect this laptop to an external display. Does anyone know whether the Ideapad 720s (13-inch) model supports native HDMI through a USB port, namely the HDMI Alt Mode for USB Type-C? (as specified in https://www.hdmi.org/manufacturer/HDMIAltModeUSBTypeC.aspx) Regards,Franky

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I don't know if my barely 1 week old laptop is defect or if these Harman speakers are of exceptionally bad quality, but I simply cannot have the speakers on for a moment since there's constantly a static background sound coming from them. The only way to fix this seems to be to turn them off, but sometimes even turning off the speakers gives me this static sound. Should I bring in my laptop for repairs? The sound quality is also very poor. I've had a cheaper ASUS and HP in the past and their speakers were MUCH better quality, so I didn't think a more expensive laptop would give me this issue...

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I bought new Ideapad 520s, but I have issues with usb devices.I have two sandisk usb devices, both ultra 3.0 speed.Write speed does not exceed 21/22 mb/s: there seems to be a limit in write speed. I have read that's a common problem, because maybe host controller extensible windows drivers do not work properly. Intel has not released specific drivers. What can I do? - Ideapad 520s-14ikb, i5-7200, ram 4bg, ssd samsung 256 gb- I updated bios to the last 1.05 version- I tryed to unistall and reinstall controller and hub driver in win 10 devices management- usb sandisk devices are new and write speed is up to 150 mb/sec  https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/software/chipset-software/000005537.html?eu-cookie-n...  thanks 

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Is there going to be a future release for the Ideapad 520s in the USA? If not, that would be quite an inconvience, since the 300 Series have an 8GB RAM Max limitation and inferior quality and the 700 Series are limited to M.2 SSD's. The only other current alternative is the Flex 5 (or Yoga 520).

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Hello, I would to update the Ideapad 520S 14IK (81BL) bios (4QCN43WW) but the checksum doesn't correspond. Lenovo site checksum : SHA-256:6f3814d904ee75083498c8d3b32d31591a56959d73db91692484f01470babfe3My checksum : SHA256: DCF341EA04DD11014093FFD6071EC20A48A89E832995F6A9F764B5A0FC665DB9Do you think they have forgotten to update the checksum on the site ? Thank you.

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The fan is loud and the Harman speakers have loud statis sound!

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Hello all.    Sorry if i sound computer illiterate, i hope you can help me figure this out. i recently purchased a Ideapad 520s-14IKB directly from Lenovo.   I just unpacked it, and with the first boot up I end up on a "FreeDOS" screen.   I've entered a new time and date and I end up at the C:\> prompt and have no idea what to do now.  I tried looking up this problem and from what I have gathered so far is that Windows isn't installed.   Now in the package there isn't any kind of USB stick (there is no disk drive) to load it up.    Help!   I was so excited to finally get a new computer and now I am stuck here. thanks in advance for the help


























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Hi,I have the same problem but a different question. I bout a Lenovo ideapad 520S-14IKB (SN is MP1BREFN) with 4 Gb RAM and I want to upgrade it. I read that the 4 Gb is soldered on the motherboard and there is only one socket available. I am wondering if I can buy 1 memory with 4 Gb to have 8 in total or if I should buy 8 Gb that would replace the 4 Gb already in use. These are the info returned by Speccy: RAMMemory slotsTotal memory slots 2Used memory slots 1Free memory slots 1MemoryType UnknownSize 4096 MBytesChannels # SingleDRAM Frequency 1064.4 MHzCAS# Latency (CL) 15 clocksRAS# to CAS# Delay (tRCD) 15 clocksRAS# Precharge (tRP) 15 clocksCycle Time (tRAS) 35 clocksCommand Rate (CR) 1TPhysical MemoryMemory Usage 69 %Total Physical 3.86 GBAvailable Physical 1.17 GBTotal Virtual 5.24 GBAvailable Virtual 1.65 GBSPDNumber Of SPD Modules 1Slot #1Type UnknownSize 4096 MBytesManufacturer Ramaxel TechnologyMax Bandwidth DDR4-2400 (1200 MHz)Part Number RMSA3270MB86H9F240Serial Number 309590827Week/year 32 / 17Timing tableFrequency CAS# Latency RAS# To CAS# RAS# Precharge tRAS tRC VoltageJEDEC #1 727.3 MHz 10.0 10 10 24 34 1.200 VJEDEC #2 800.0 MHz 11.0 11 11 26 37 1.200 VJEDEC #3 872.7 MHz 12.0 12 12 28 40 1.200 VJEDEC #4 945.5 MHz 13.0 13 13 31 44 1.200 VJEDEC #5 1018.2 MHz 14.0 14 14 33 47 1.200 VJEDEC #6 1090.9 MHz 15.0 15 15 35 50 1.200 VJEDEC #7 1163.6 MHz 16.0 16 16 38 54 1.200 VJEDEC #8 1200.5 MHz 17.0 17 17 39 55 1.200 VJEDEC #9 1200.5 MHz 18.0 17 17 39 55 1.200 VJEDE... Read more

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Hi, I just bought a Lenovo IdeaPad 520s with FreeDos and wanted to install Win 10 Pro.I created a bootable USB with the following config: GPT partition scheme for UEFI , NTFS file system (it did not allowed fat32 because the file was larger than 4gb)  and cluster size 4096 bytes.When I try to boot from the usb it says "EFI USB device has been blocked by the current security policy" Can you tell me how can I install Win 10 and the steps and configurations needed?Thanks!

A:How can I install Windows 10 on Ideapad 520s?

It seems, that some sort of security is enabled in BIOS (Secure Boot?). Please referer to User Manual, page 7. Turn off your laptop and press Novo Button. Your laptop will turn on and Novo Menu will be displayed. Please go to Bios Setup and look for security settings. BTW. You can create an installation media using Windows Media Creation Tool.





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Hi, I just bought a Lenovo IdeaPad 520s with FreeDos and wanted to install Win 10 Pro.I created a bootable USB with the following config: GPT partition scheme for UEFI , NTFS file system (it did not allowed fat32 because the file was larger than 4gb)  and cluster size 4096 bytes.When I try to boot from the usb it says "EFI USB device has been blocked by the current security policy" Can you tell me how can I install Win 10 and the steps and configurations needed?Thanks!

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Hello lenovo, i want to suggest upgrade product to your lenovo ideapad 520 series. I think this time you to use the latest 8th generation processor intel and nvidia latest chip (mx150). I also think you can upgrade the bluetooth form 4.1 to 4.2 and it can be better if you change storage from HDD to PCle SSD. I hope you can consider my idea. Thank you for read my idea. I very love it with lenovo ideapad 520s.

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Just replaced my Yoga 2 13" (which was getting flakey) with a new IdeaPad 520S. It has a 256GB SSD in it, but I've read online that there's an M.2 (?) slot inside as well. I'd rather not open it up on day one to check, but is that the case, and if so, will ANY M.2 SSD fit and work as a second drive?

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I have a recently bought Lenovo Ideapad 520s, windows is updated and I updated the drivers from lenovo site.When in sleep mode, the computer does not wake up if a I press the power button, move the mouse...etc. It has a black screen but the power button is ligheted up. In nly works if I long press the power button for a few seconds, but then the computer seems to start rather then wake up.Turn off hard disk after is set to: NeverAllow hybrid sleep: OffIn Intel(R) Management Engine Interface -> Power management -> Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power - is unchecked. Can you tell me how can I fix this issues, and what settings do I have to make? 

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Hi there, I have a quick question regarding Lenovo IdeaPad 520S battery change.I purchased a new unit in May 2018 (type 81BL009-GUS) and only realized that it came with a 2 cell 30Wh battery. I understand that some of the 520S comes with a much larger battery like 3 cell 52.5Wh. Can I check if I can change the battery on my own? The 52.5Wh battery is much more attractive (8 - 10 hour life). Where can I purchase this battery? I called Lenovo Sales / Support, but they refused to sell me the larger battery. Thanks!

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Hey there, I am thinking to buy an Ideapad 520s 14IKB. The model that caught my eye is 81BL005WSP, which comes with a 128GB SSD PCIe. Do you know if it is possible to add an extra 1 TB HDD to this model? I was looking for the maintenance manual for 81BL but it is nowhere to be found. Many thanks! 

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I just got a Lenovo IdeaPad 520S for work. It is running slow, so I got an additional 16GB of ram to install. I opened up the back of my laptop, looked at it, and couldn't figure out how to find the existing ram/install the new ram. Is anybody aware of any articles on how to do it or can anyone help me with a few photos edited to point out where the ram is? I couldn't find any articles/videos on the subject online yet. Thank you!

A:IdeaPad 520S - How to install additional memory?

Have you checked Hardware Maintenance Manual, page 39?

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Hi, I recently bought a IdeaPad 520 Ideapad 520s-14ikb 80X2007SRI with 1tb hdd and I was wandering if it support adding a ssd besides the already existing hdd?

A:Can I add a SSD besides existing HDD to my Ideapad 520s-14ikb 80X2007SRI

Hi Claudiagoga,
 
Greetings.
 
Yes, you may add additional  M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD to current 1TB HDD.
Reference the discussions here and here for additional details.
 
Hope this helps answer your query.
 
Regards

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Hi, I recently bought a IdeaPad 520 Ideapad 520s-14ikb 80X2007SRI with 1tb hdd and I was wandering if it support adding a ssd besides the already existing hdd?

A:Can I add a SSD besides existing HDD to my Ideapad 520s-14ikb 80X2007SRI

Hi Claudiagoga,
 
Greetings.
 
Yes, you may add additional  M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD to current 1TB HDD.
Reference the discussions here and here for additional details.
 
Hope this helps answer your query.
 
Regards

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Hey there, I am thinking to buy an Ideapad 520s 14IKB. The model that caught my eye is 81BL005WSP, which comes with a 128GB SSD PCIe. Do you know if it is possible to add an extra 1 TB HDD to this model? I was looking for the maintenance manual for 81BL but it is nowhere to be found. Many thanks! 

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I'm considering buying a Lenovo-laptop, but I've gotten conflicting answers with regards to the Thunderbolt-question after reading some 3rd party reviews. So; does the IdeaPad 520s support Thunderbolt?Second question is; what is the difference between the IdeaPad 520s with the part number 80X2009TMX and the one with the part number 80X20010MX ? I really can't seem so be able to see what is the difference.

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Hello, I'm new here in Lenovo's kingdom.I couldn't find out how the keyboard light is auto turning of. Even when I close the cover (display), the keyboard is still lit. I know how to manually turn it off-on.Thanks.Criss

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I have bought the Lenovo IdeaPad 520s about a year ago, and it came with the following specifications:Intel Core i5 7200U8GB DDR4 RAM1TB HDD As I have searched the internet, I have stumbled upon the fact that some models come with an M.2 SSD + HDD. I want to buy an M.2 SSD, but I am wondering if my laptop model supports it because I have researched and found that some models come with the slot, but it seems that it can be electronically disabled. Here is more information about my model:520S-14IKB (Type 80X2) Laptop (ideapad)Machine Type Model: 80X2006AGE 

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I bout a Lenovo ideapad  520S-14IKB (Type 80X2) Laptop (ideapad) - Type 80X2 - Model 80X2007SRI and I upgraded it with 8 Gb RAM and a Kingston SSD (240Gb). The problem that I had before upgrading and after is that the CPU is being used at 100% or close when I open webpages (regular pages like Facebook, but not evrery page, some simple pages are loading without stressing the CPU). If I share my screen on Skype (which I usually do pretty often), things get even worse, the computer is slow. On my old laptop I don't remember to have had the same problems. Could you recommend me what can I do? The memory stays between 60 - 90% (8Gb RAM). Are there any benchmarks that I can run?

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Hello,
 
I would to update the Ideapad 520S 14IK (81BL) bios (4QCN43WW) but the checksum doesn't correspond.
 
Lenovo site checksum : SHA-256:6f3814d904ee75083498c8d3b32d31591a56959d73db91692484f01470babfe3
My checksum : SHA256: DCF341EA04DD11014093FFD6071EC20A48A89E832995F6A9F764B5A0FC665DB9
Do you think they have forgotten to update the checksum on the site ?
 
Thank you.
 
Mod's Edit: Additional information added to Subject line for clarity of issue.
 

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Hi, I would be interested in buying an Ideapad 520S-14IKB, but I have a tiny keyboard issue! As I'm based in Italy, I'd buy one with an Italian keyboard, but I'd really like to replace it with an US one. So, the question is easy: is it possible to do it? And if it is, where can I buy the keyboard, how expensive would it be and how can I install it? Thanks!

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Hi! I'm having an issue with my new laptop and I really hope someone can help me with possible solutions or at least explanations. Thank you in advance for reading about my problem  In short, I've recently purchased a Lenovo IdeaPad 520S laptop, with the following specs: Intel® Core? i7-7500U 2.70 GHz, Kaby Lake, 14", Full HD, IPS, 8GB, 256GB SSD, nVIDIA GeForce 940MX 2GB I was looking for a good compromise between mobility and performance (with a little bit of gaming capacity thrown in), and this is the best I could find within my budget. And, while overall the laptop works as well as I'd imagined, I'm having a really frustrating problem on the gaming front.Specifically, while playing a rather old game (Mass Effect 1, for what it's worth), the laptop gets hot (to very hot) exactly in the much needed WASD keyboard area, thus rendering the game nearly unplayable.Now, I fully understand that this is nowhere near a gaming laptop, but we're talking about a 10+ year old game! Not only that, but I've played the same game before, on a significantly lower configuration, with nearly no issues at all. Actually, I've played many games, on laptops with weaker processors and integrated graphics, and I haven't experienced this much heat.So... has anyone encountered this issue with a similar laptop? And, if so, can anything be done about it? I find it really frustrating that I can't even play such an old game in decent conditions, not to mention disappointing...Thank ... Read more

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Hello, I bought my ideapad 520s 14IKB on 25/08/2017, and, today I just checked my battery status in Lenovo Settings, and the total capacity of the battery is now 47,58Wh and the design capacity is 52,5Wh, that means that in 3 weeks the battery is now in 90% of it's capacity... Is this normal? At this rate soon enough my battery will be dead. Thanks in advance.

A:Ideapad 520s battery capacity draining fast

Hi Hugoabreu,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Forums
 
Your issue might be similar to this threads please go through it and let me know how you go about it.
Thread1
Thread2
 
Hope the above information helps and please let us know how you go about.
 
Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
 
Regards,
Rameez
 
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Hi everybody, I have issue with new 520S-14IKB. I bought it 5 days ago.Installed Windows 10 and updated to latest version. Installed all drivers from Lenovo support site. Laptop freezes randomly few times a day. I can't get patternt, because it sometimes crashes while watch youtube, sometimes when swithcing windows, sometimes just by using some text editor. It just stucks, I can't click anywhere, cant switch windows with alt+tab, can't open task manager. I can move mouse and that is it.No any message, no "not responding" message.When I put it on sleep by pressing power button, and turn it on again it runs normally, as nothing happened.It is becoming really anoying because I can't find out what causes the problem. I tried everything I could find on web, also installing intel graphic driver from Intel site manually, turning off Link state power management for PCI express which I found on internet as solutions for windows 10 crashing. I am getting really desperate about this and thinking about returning laptop to my seller back. Can anybody help please?Thanks in advance.Kind regards

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Hi!I want to do a fresh Windows 10 install. I perfectly know how do it and i think im not forgetting anything. It never hapenned before but the "Boot Mode" option is grey, i can't select it. I need to change it to CMS or Legacy so the bios can detect my usb. Both usb ports and the pen drive is working fine, there's nothing wrong. Bios is just not detecting my usb.... I disabled the fast and secure boot, doesn't work. In fact, everytime i reboot my computer, the secure boot aut. changes from disabled to enabled...Some people say to change the OS Optimazed Defaults option but it doesn't work either. My bios is uptaded. I tried to download an older bios version but lenovo only has this updated version in their website. Any help please ?Thanks in advance

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Hi, I am wondering if the recently upgraded Ideapad 520s-14IKBR (Intel core i5-8250u, 8GB DDR4, 128gb m.2 ssd, intel UHD graphics 620) has thunderbolt on the USB-C port? As far as I could find the previous versions don't have thunderbolt, only the 720s models. I hope they improved this new version with a thunderbolt connection. I also want to upgrade the native m.2 SSD for a Samsung 960 EVO so I can enable hardware encryption on it.Does anybody know which SSD is used in this model and does it already support SSD hardware encryption (TCG Opal) like the samsung does?Does this motherboard support a PCIe 3.0x4 NVMe SSD like the Samsung 960 EVO? Here are some specs: https://us.hardware.info/product/413163/lenovo-ideapad-520s-14ikbr-81bl005ymh/specifications I can't find any further info (or user manual) on this model and I can't even find the model on the Lenovo website except for the older models like 520s-IKB.  Hope someone can help me out. Thank you! 

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Hi all, Would love some help here.The fingerprint sensor suddenly, like literally suddenly stopped working all of a sudden. It was working maybe give and take about an hour before. I went into account settings under sign-in option to find that WINDOWS HELLO is not available for my device?! Then i went crazy all over the web trying to find a solution but to no avail. I have tried all kinds of method the web can find for me like:1) starting the cmd prompt and doing a system scan and health restore something like that which says the system is fine2)enabling the fingerprint driver in group policy3)updating the driver did not solve it4)reinstalling the driver does not help at all5)updating the laptop6)going into BIOS but could not find the driver anywhere7)renabling the driver there was no previous updates to the driver at all, it just stopped working and therefore i cannot do a rollback of the update to a previous version. o and after doing all these, i still cannot get it to work. Is there something wrong probably with the hardware?I just got the laptop about a month or so, hope this is just temporary as i quite like how this laptop is functioning for me now and would love the fingerprint function to be back. Sincerely,A lost carpex

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Is there a way to make the USB Type-C port on the VN7-572G a display port? Like downloadable drivers?

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Is there a way to make the USB Type-C port on the VN7-572G a display port? Like downloadable drivers?

A:VN7-572G USB Type-C port as a display port

Also curious about the answer to this. Did you try it out by any chance?

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Windows pesters me weekly about a windows 10 upgrade.  Every time it attempts, it fails.  Has anyone had this problem and found a solution?

A:ideapad 520s / windows update fails ( 2018-05 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1709 for x64)

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I have a USB 3.0 port that I use for my USB 3.0 Flash drive. I also have a USB 3.0 Type-C port but I have no idea what devices can be plugged into it. Can you fill me in on this, please.
 

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when i plug USB to one of 3 port USB in my ASUS laptop i got picture like this ;


What is Hi-Spped USB 2.0 port?
my lecture said any laptop have 2 port USB at left body and 1 port at right body.
1 port at right body have different speed of data transfer than 2 port.
is that true?

A:Are USB Port have any type?

Could be if its a USB3.0 port.

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Does my USB type C port support HDMI? My monitor works when I plug direct into the HDMI plug on my laptop. But when I plug my multi-adapter JCA374 hub into the USB type 3 port, it seems to only support ethernet and USB. No HDMI signal comes out of the adaptor.Thanks,Ken

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I'm getting ready to buy an external USB hardrive to add cap. But in reading various literature, there is a BIG speed diff between Type 1.1 and 20., I am trying to determine the IBM 1400 Thinkpads USB 'type' but havent been able to find out. I've been the the IBM support page and done internal diags on my laptop but no result.

Any suggestions ??? (i'm probably overlooking something simple, but it hasnt slapped me in the face yet...)

Thanks !!!
-RG
 

A:USB Type (??) port on a Thinkpad .

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Hi, i need help with my internet.My ISP provided me with an internet cable,no modem,just a cable and ipv4 settings would give me internet access on my PC.So, i bought a TP-Link WR-740N wireless router and got it setup.Now i access Internet on my laptop using WiFi.I do a lot of gaming on my laptop.I recently bought Call of Duty Black Ops 3.The game runs fine but it takes some time to connect to a multiplayer session.I read that the NAT type should be open to get a good gaming experience and join games quickly.My NAT is Moderate now and i really wanted to change it to open.In game settings it shows that I need to use UPnP or forward port 3074 UDP.I have tried several ways to port forward the particular port but it is of no use.Can someone here please tell me how can i get an Open NAT type.
These are all the things that i tried.
1.Login to my router and forward ports and enable UPnP.
2.Go to Network Infrastructure and Select my device and add a Port.
Also if My ISP blocks that particular ports,is there any way that i can open them?
Thanks in Advance.
 

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