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Yoga book YB1-X91L X5-Z8550 - charge via powerbank?

Q: Yoga book YB1-X91L X5-Z8550 - charge via powerbank?

Hi,I have read that input voltage is 12V 2A,the Ac Adapter have 5.2 V too, it is possible charge the YOGA BOOK YB1-X91L X5-Z8550 with a power bank? or must only 12 V?regardsCristian

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Hello guys, I have such a question: Can I charge my Yoga 3 ,11 inch with power bank (10 000 or higher capacity)? I have noticed that its battery is not strong enough and keeps the charge only 1-2 hours maximumSo I wonder can I use a powerbank to charge it during travel? Model: http://www3.lenovo.com/au/en/laptops/ultraportable/yoga-3/YOGA-3-11/p/88LG80A0468#tab-tech_specs Thanks for help

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Hi I bought ŕ Lenovo yoga book in June in Hongkong. And start to have some problems to charge it since September. Now it worst than before. When on charge, the light turns on, the icon  battery says it charge but the computer doesn?t charge at all.. still 10% battery, going less or more.. but switch off as not enough battery. The computer is under warranty..but thanks French Lenovo..as it comes from Hong Kong they can?t fix it..the only way for me is to send the computer to the company in Hong Kong!!I start to become crazy..change many times of cable but still the same. try to reboot but impossible as it noticed error 0x00001) and can?t use my computer anymore!Please if somebody can help me..the yoga book is nearly going to Be destroyed by my feet...or going to the sea as I am sailing around the world. or if someone as any number, email adress of Lenovo headquarter to be refund ! thanks  anna

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I have a rather big powerbank that deivers 5V/12/19V. Can I use as a cable one of the type USB A - USB-C like the picture added. Thanks for a answer.


























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Hey!I have this kind of laptop which i have mentioned in the title. And i have a question, can i charge it from a powerbank trough usb-c? Or can u recommend me a powerbank, which can charge it? (because it has a built in battery), It needs 20v, 3.25A output. I have this kind of charger right now. Thanks for help!

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I am looking at purchasing this powerbank. Is it compatible to my Yoga 700 11 ISK. I noticed the charger had a weird  bump on the side.If it is not, then is there an adaptor i can use to charge my yoga with this power bank.What should I do?    

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Why is it not possible to charge the notebook battery with 30W @ 20V?Why only 45 W and 65 W @ 20 V? I wanted to use this PowerBank with PD support "Anker PowerCore+ 26800mAh Powerbank with Power Delivery"  but only 30W @20V Output. So at the moment it doesn't work if the notebook is on. On standby it works and charges the battery with 30W. Why only when the notebook is off or in standby??

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Hi all, Has there been a solution to charging the yoga 900 via a powerbank? either by way of a new powerbank becoming available OR a adaptor to connect to laptop powerbanks? 

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hey alljust got the c940 delivered. bought the HD version rather than the 4K mainly after owning the surface pro 4 and being disappointed with the battery life that was blamed on the UHD screen confused on the 65w requirement vs what i read on amazon and other forums on powerbanks.will 30w or 45w or 48w usb c power banks with PD work on the c940  i have got the charmast powerbank with 18w output and i can tell you that doesnt work! are there any affordable ones that are compatible with the c940 out there? any advice? thanks in advance

A:Yoga c940 powerbank requirements

You'll need a power bank that will negotiate for the voltage your computer requires. Not all do that with every brand. I believe the 940 is looking for 20v like most other computers. 18W means it's doing less than 1 amp, which might work if you leave it connected for a whole day and don't turn the machine on. 
 
I have 4 USB-C AC Adapters. Three 45W and one 65W.  All three will charge my 920 (which came with the 65W charger). One of the 3rd party 45W adapters won't charge my 910. That's mostly due to the charger not recognizing the 910 and falling back to 5v. 
 
For best results, I wouldn't use anything smaller than 45W. 

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Hi,I got and AUKEY PB-XD20 with USB PD (Power Delivery) 12V 1,5A - 18W.When I connect it to my yoga it charges it for few seconds than disconnects. Repeating the cycle over and over. The thing is - when I turned Yoga off and leave it connected to this power bank time the % of the battery is going up.When Yoga is up, after few cycles it gets crazy and hangs - forcing me to restart it. Can someone at Lenovo take a look into it and allow to charge it with some lower wattage while off? I do not want to break anything, but this cycle is probably worse than constant power delivery.

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Hey guys

I have a big problem and I do hope you can help me with- my Cube-i7-Book don't charge not by the Wall charger nor by the Usb-c charger.

I read a lot about the coube-I7-book and just before they started talking about the new one I bought it (+original keyboard). It arrived and I start using it about 3 moons ago.

1. Last moons I bought a Aukey fast USB desk charger (charge other devises ) and try to charge my cube-I7-book with the USB-c cable I got with my LG smartphone. It looks like the charger is connected but it doesn't charge (I try again and again).
2. Last night my cube-I7-book buttery was very low. I connected it to the wall charger as I always do and went to sleep. In the morning I took a look at the cubeI7-book. I was surprise to see it was still charging. I let it to continue charging. At the evening I checked again. It got 61% and stop charging. I re connect it to the charger and to a different wall socket - there was no reaction. I restart the cubeI7 book -nothing.
3. Could the problem is in the wall charger? If so what different charger l have to look for in order to check?
4. If it's not the charger, what can it be and what can I do to make it work? It is a new device and I really want it to work.
5. What about the USB-c charging? Why isn't it working? Can I do something about it?

Thank you for your help
 

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I have a Yoga 530-14IKB and try to charge it using an Anker PowerPort USB C charger. The charger should deliver 30 W, but does not seem to charge the Yoga. The same adapter charges a HP Elitebook without an issue. Do I have to enable something in BIOS or somewhere else or is the charger just too weak?

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My X1 Yoga stoped charging the battery.Windows show that power adapter is pluged in, but it blinks every few seconds as if I was pulling the charger out and back again. Also orange led next to the power socket is blinking and green led on the power button blinks 3 times every few seconds (according to the manual it means "power adapter connected").Is there anything I can do to use my laptop longer than remaining 2 hours until the battery discharges? 

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I have a Yoga 910 with maybe 20 hours of use (I've had it 2 years). Currently, it will not charge while the laptop is on. While the system is on and plugged in, the plugged in symbol will occasionally flash and the screen dims when this happens. The laptop will only run on battery power. If I turn the laptop off it will eventually charge (seems to take longer than it should). I'm using the OEM charger it came with as well as an OEM charger I just purchased (same for both)BIOS is out of date, but I cannot update as the laptop will not register that it is plugged in...I updated the ACPI driver from the Lenovo website (it's from 12/2016 though) Is there any way to get around the having to be plugged in BIOS update issue? Or what else could it be? Since it charges while it's shut off it seems like it's a software issue and it just started doing this all of a sudden...

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Is there any fix for the battery not fully charging when plugged in? Would really like to have 100% charge when traveling. This is really annoying. Thanks. 

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Hi, I've searched the forums for an answer to what seems to be a very common problem with this laptop to no avail: despite being plugged in, the battery will not charge. A few weeks ago my battery was drained and when I plugged in the charger the amber light next to the charging port blinked and the charging battery icon flashed in the taskbar while the screen flickered but the computer would not charge. I took it to a repair shop where they ruled out theI ruled out the charger, port, or battery being the issue. I was told I have to replace the entire motherboard which will cost me $600. Is there no other fix for this manufacture defect? Perhaps a component that I can replace instead of the entire motherboard? I spent almost $1500 on this computer and have treated it well only for it to stop working within two years and for Lenovo support to tell me that there is nothing they would do since the warranty had expired last year...beyond frustrated.

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Yas, there's another thread on this, but the answer there (the charger was kaput) is not the answer for mine - unless the charger died and the brand new one was DOA - the new one I bought a few weeks ago when the original was mislaid for a couple of days, but never opened the box when the original turned up. Both chargers actually run the computer, it's just not charging. There's also a sideways reference to this, on https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X1-Yoga-Wacom-driver-7-3-4-25-seems-to-be-bro... I had the exact same thing as that one happen (touchscreen quit touching), on the same day. Having had similar things happen before, one of my first guesses was that Windoze had updated something that broke the touchscreen software. Looking at the activity, I saw that indeed, it had installed a "new" version (xxx.25), for which Wacom's current version was xxx.28 - why on earth Windoze would actually downdate a driver automagically is beyond me. The solution, as found in the link, was to uninstall the downdate and install the current one. Unfortunately, I now have a problem that is worse (not touchscreening was mainly an annoyance, but not charging the battery or running off of charger power will be fatal if not fixed in time) and has been harder to track down so far. This morning (4/27/2017), out of the clear blue, when I plugged in the charger, the screen started blinking dimmer and brighter. I finally figured out the change in brightn... Read more

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Hi, I have the following problem: The Thinkpad Dock is connected but does not charge, battery notification message: plugged in not charging. I tried with normal (other) charger as well, but the situation is the same. I reinstalled the Dock driver, the energy management and the Windows 10 as well. Sometime works, sometimes not. Help me please.

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I bought the Yoga 910 less than a year ago.  All of a sudden, it stopped charging.  I brought it to GeekSquad and they sent it out and it was "fixed" - the message was - "We've determined that a part inside of your device needs to be replaced."  I got my laptop back less than a week ago and now the same thing is happening.  I plan to bring it back to Best Buy tomorrow but my issue is that I cannot be without a laptop for another week as I need it for work.  Any help would be appreciated.  Unfortunately, the laptop is dead now.  

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Just got a new Yoga 730-13¨. Battery will not charge, just remains in a certain percentage (first day it was 13% and second day was 26%). Although I am using the original adapter, which I have verified to be the correct one (65W), Lenovo Vantage reads ¨AC adapter has limited support - This AC adapter cannot provide enough power for normal operation of your computer...¨.  Is this likely a battery, ac adapter, or software problem?

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Hi, hope somone can help.I got a lenovo yoga 510 laptop very recently and I am having problems with charging it.The laptop will not charge when turned on, I have to shut down the laptop and then it starts charging. If I turn on the laptop after doing this its fine, but if I unplug it and plug it back in it doesn't charge. Only starts charging after shutting down.I'd appreciate any help, thanks.

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I have been trying to get my Yoga battery to charge with no luck. I replaced the battery and charge adaptor with no luck.  It functions only when plugged in. I shut it down for a couple hours, pushed the Novo button, reset the Bios default and still am getting no charging.  Has anyone gotten theirs to charge after doing all this?  

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Have anyone had the problem with trying to charge with a normal but stronger phone charger and a USB-C cable, not the ac adapter you get when you buy it. I managed to charge my Yoga 920 at home with the USB-C cable from my BEOplay 1, just a standard USB-C cable and the adapter i use for my Iphone. Worked real good, was happy that it worked so I knew that I wouldn´t have to bring the ac adapter on my trips. So I wen´t on and bought a 3m USB-C cable, but now when I try to charge the Yoga it´s not working at all....I also bought a stronger phone adapter that supports QC 3.0 3.6-6.5=3A.  The main thing I don´t understand is that how the same adapter works with one cable and not the other...USB-C is just one standard. And I´ve of course tried to charge other things with the 3m cable and it works perfect with everything else but not my Yoga...

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I have a two year old yoga 920 that won't consistantly charge.  I plug it in and it indicates its charging, but the charge level drops steadily.  So far I have updated the battery driver, removed the battery and done a reset. replaced the battery with a new one, switched chargers (they both work).  Twice I have left the laptop in my very cold car overnight and amazingly it has recharged the next day only to drop again.  Called Lenovo and battery replacement company no answers except to replace teh motherboard.  Essentilly that means throw away a $2,000 computer after two years.  Have purchased 10 Lenovo laptops, this will be the last. Any ideas before recycling?

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So I haven't had any charging issues recently, but suddenly my Yoga will not charge. I've tried several different outlets, and my Yoga keeps switching between charging and not charging. I don't have another charger to test unfortunately,but any suggestions? I don't know why this is happening. My charger hasn't moved in the past week, and the problem came out of nowhere. It does charge normally if I pass the charge through a USB-C dongle.

A:Yoga 910 Laptop Will Not Charge

Seems like a defective charger, since it charges through the dongle. Contact Lenovo support; they'll have that replaced for you
 
https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/contactus/callback
1-855-253-6686

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I have a Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga S1 that won't charge.  Sometimes when I plug it in there is no reaction from the computer aside from the "i" indicator continuouly flashing in sequences of 3s. Other times when I plug it in it says "plugged in, not chrging" and the "i" indicator flashes 3 times, then 6 times. If I remove the battery, I can run the laptop off of AC perfectly fine but the CPU is limited to 0.78 GHZ and the laptop feels very slow because of it. I have two batteries and I have tried this with both of them but its the same result for both. So it's not a problem with the battery. I have also tried the AC adapter on another laptop and it charges fine so its not a problem ith the charger. There was a big windows update a day or two before the issue started so I'm wondering if its just a software problem. My warranty is expired so I'm really hoping this is an issue that I can fix on my own without having to send it in to Lenovo and be billed for it. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Hey all, was hoping someone had a solution to my problem. I bought my wife a Yoga 730-15 for school and it's not holding a charge after we shut it down. I did some research and found a few others had the same problem with different models, and the solution was a BIOS update. Well, I update BIOS with the 730-15IKB update. After the update my entire screen shrank to like 25% of the original size. Was this the wrong BIOS update?? I'm not sure if it solved the charging problem either, since only time can tell that. Thank you in advance for any help that is offered.

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I just buy Yoga 520 .. when is the best % to charge the laptop?is it till it reach 10%? or 20%? to save the batter for long time and term.

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it seems to charge when in bios, as soon as OS loads up though it refuses to charge. I tried loading ubuntu from a usb and that also refused to charge. was working fine for several months until this sudden change.

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Hi everyone! I have a Yoga 700 11-inch with the USB-style plug charger. Since I always travel with an Anker 63W Multi-Port charger, I was wondering if I can plug my charging cable into that, instead of the Lenovo power adapter. I read that something like 40W are necessary for the laptop. I don't want to plug the laptop cable in there to try, in case I end up frying something! Here are the specs for the multi-port USB hub: Anker 63W PowerPort Speed (5 ports)Input :AC 100-240V ~ 1.7A 50 - 60HzQuick Charge 3.0 Output :3.6-6.5V=3A, 6.5-9V=2A, 9-12V=1.5APowerIQ Output :5V=4.8A (2.4A Max Per Port)I really don't know much about what the specs mean, so I would appreciate any help...Thanks!

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Is there any reason my Yoga won't charge the battery over 59%? It says plugged in but not charging? I tried charging it with the laptop off but that didn't seem to help. Please help!!!











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A:Yoga won't charge battery over 59%

It's the Lenovo Energy Management settings.Go to Control Panel >> Power Options >> Change plan settings >> Change advanced power settings >> Lenovo Energy Management >> Enable Lenovo Energy Management.Change the battery setting from "Optimized Battery Health" to "Maximum Battery Life." By only partially charging the battery, the software is prolonging the lifespan of the battery itself.  This is true of all laptop batteries.  If you often leave your computer plugged in, it's best to keep this setting enabled.  If you can anticipate your mobile useage in advance, you can just turn off the feature at appropriate times.It would be nice if the setting was easier to change.  If somebody knows an easier way, feel free to post it.I suppose you could always put a shortcut to "C:\Program Files (x86)\Lenovo\Energy Management\Energy Management.exe" on your start screen, taskbar or desktop.  Alternatively, you could put a shortcut on the desktop, assign a hotkey to it, and super-hide the shortcut (a little more advanced).

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Hi, hope somone can help.I got a lenovo yoga 510 laptop very recently and I am having problems with charging it.The laptop will not charge when turned on, I have to shut down the laptop and then it starts charging. If I turn on the laptop after doing this its fine, but if I unplug it and plug it back in it doesn't charge. Only starts charging after shutting down.I'd appreciate any help, thanks.

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I've got my yoga 13 for about a month. So far everything was ok. But today when I put it on charger it won't charge a bit. Enyone knows what's going on?

A:Yoga 13 battery won't charge

what is the current charge level on your yoga battery? 50%?

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So I've only had my yoga 920 for 1 or 2 months now. But one day, the charger stopped working. It was plugged in but not charging the laptop at all. The battery icon showed it was on battery power, like the laptop didn't even realize it was plugged in. I tried both USB-C ports also, but neither helped my laptop charge. SoI'm not talking about the "plugged in, not charging" text I've seen show up in some laptops before. Right now, the laptop just doesn't realize it's plugged in at all.Even the  charging LED was not on, despite being plugged in. Lenovo sent me a new charging adaptor, so we'll see if that works. In the last 3 days, I've just been using a USB-C phone charger to charge the laptop, which worked with both USB-C ports. Obviously the speed was slow, so if I did intensive tasks, the laptop drained faster than it charged, but it was charging. However, today, the laptop refused to charge with both ports with this phone charger. Again, the laptop did not recognize it was plugged in and the charging LED was not on, despite being plugged in. I thought the laptop itself must be frying all chargers, but I tried the charger with a phone, and the phone started charging. So it seems the charger is fine, but the laptop won't charge! Any solutions or idea what caused two chargers to suddenly stop working? The Lenovo laptop charger itself is dead, but the phone charger works (just no longer to charge the laptop). Is some internal har... Read more

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My Lenovo yoga 900 suddenly stopped charging. I tried using the chargeur of a friend and it still wasn't charging, thus i believe the problem comes from the battery. I've been trying to reach the Lenovo support center in Belgium to make use of the warranty but no one answers the phone nor emails. Does anyone knows a phone number or an email adress I could use to  reach the support in Belgium? 

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Hey! My brother has a 720 and my girlfriend has a 730, they both have "Quick Charge" in the lenovo vantage windows, while I(yoga 920) don't have such a feature, is there something I need to update or does the 920 just doesn't have that?Also, what are the drawbacks to using it? 

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Hello, I bought my Yoga just over a month ago, and not sure if this is an issue or normal for this laptop. When it's plugged in and charging, both the charging adaptor and the bottom of the laptop become very very hot (like burning hot, you wouldn't be able to hold your hand on the surface for over a few seconds). It eventually cools down to normal once taken off charge. I cannot go to the shop where I bought the laptop as I'm abroad for the summer so just want to be sure there is no fault with my laptop / chargin adaptor. Or alternatively, would I be able to use the international warranty if this is faulty? Thanks in advance. Lena

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It looks like we can add the Yoga 15 to the list of badly designed Lenovo models with battery issues.  I just got my Yoga 15 on Monday, and by Thursday the battery was continually saying "plugged in not charging."  It's still running on AC power, but the battery is gradually diminishing.  I'm using Windows 10 64 and haven't installed any other power or fan management software. I haven't seen any other mentions of Yoga 15's with this problem, so if anyone has a solution for this model, I'd be grateful.  There is no OneKey software on this machine, so the solutions offered for the Yoga 3 don't apply here. If you're thinking of buying a Yoga 15, caveat emptor.

A:Yoga 15 battery will not charge

And now more fun: when I called tech support, they told me I don't have a warranty, not even the standard warranty that all Lenovo PCs ship with (I bought direct from Lenovo). Like I said, if you're thinking about buying a Yoga 15, there might be better options out there.  Better companies ,too.

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I left the wall adatper part in a hotel room but i have the cord (orange UBS-like end) can i use an apple/sasung tablet (2.0 Amps) adapter with the Lenovo cord, i understand it might trickle charge but thats fine.  

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Hi, I have problem with my notebook Lenovo Yoga 260. Suddenly this notebook won't to charge battery on docking station and on adapter. I must go to bios and in power set: Cut of build in battery for mainterance. Than Laptop will turn off and plug of and plug in the adapter than battery start charging. But after some time (few days( problem is back adn over and over. Before first time I get this problem laptop working fine. What is the solution? Because batter is in good condition.

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Hi, I have a new Lenovo Yoga 900S. Everything was working great until Windows automatically installed the anniversary update last night. Now, the battery won't charge. Thankfully, the laptop seems to be running on A/C, since the battery is not draining. But it won't charge. I've checked the energy management settings, and I've tried uninstalling the Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery driver. But nothing has fixed the issue. Please let me know if you've encountered this problem. Thanks.

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So I just got a lenovo 710 and I can't seem to find any sort of indicator for when the battery is fully charged without powering it on. Am I supposed to change something in the settings? I tried looking but didn't find anything 

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I just received my brand new X1 Yoga Gen 3 in the mail a few hours ago. I've noticed two worrying issues: 1) Once the battery is fully charged, if I continue to keep the charger plugged in, I start hearing a crackling noise in the background (similar to the noise you'd expect to hear if you didn't completely plug a cord into the power outlet and you start seeing sparks flying). Just to be clear, there's no actual sparks flying in my case. I can remedy this situation by either:a) Unplugging the charging cable. If I plug it back in, the noise will return after 10-30 secondsb) Keeping the charging cable plugged in but changing to custom charging thresholds (currently set to charge when below 95%). I don't think this sound is coming from the speakers as I've tried disabling them with no effect. 2) With simple tasks (e.g. searching the registry for a string), the cpu temperatures go upto 85% causing the fans to turn on at full blast.My idle temperature (i.e. my temperature right now while typing this) is around 58-65%.Is this normal behaviour?I am using this device on a computer desk I'm coming from an x200t (8 years ago) where this behaviour wasn't really present. It did have its own overheating issues but only when trying to watch high definition content etc, not simple searches. Thanks

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