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Q: Yoga 900 Video out on USB Type-C port not supporti...

Been a little embarrassed at two client sites in the last couple of weeks when I've tried to share my screen using the USB type-C port with either DVI or HDMI. In both cases (but not with VGA - it works fine with VGA, usually) the system locks - no keyboard, no mouse, until I remove the cable from the USB port. I've tried this with several adaptors - DVI-DisplayPort-USBC; HDMI-DisplayPort-USBC (there are no "multi-adaptors" from TypeC to all output types - VGA, DVI and HDMI, but there are plenty of display port multi-adaptors, and there are TypeC to DisplayPort.) The system at my office is VGA - and it works just fine. When I try to plug the DVI cable into the multi-adaptor, though, it behaves exaclty like at client sites - machine lock up and then no DVI out on the secondary monitor. Same for HDMI at the office - machine locks up for several seconds, recovers and then no HDMI out. Can't really afford to buy three completely different adaptors (assuming they're even made) for all possible client possibilities. Please tell me what diagnostics i can perform to isolate the problem.To summarize:VGA->DisplayPort->TypeC works (most of the time - not in all instances)DVI>DisplayPort>C never works (locks up and then doesn't recognize seconndary monitorHDMI>DisplayPort>C - ditto with DVI Thanks.

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A: Yoga 900 Video out on USB Type-C port not supporti...

Hello and welcome,

To clarify for me and others reading your post: your issue is only with USB-C to multi-adapters, but not with individual ones? Your post subject implies a more general issue than that.

After reading your post I plugged my Cable Matters USB-C to HDMI (single interface) adapter into my 900 and it works fine.

Z.

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Hello, I'm a new Yoga 910 owner and I have to say I'm really impressed and loving it so far!! However, I was disappointed to find out that the USB-C charging port cannot be used to project video. This is really a trending feature and I cannot understand how and why would Lenovo miss it, for many people who are interested in using an exernal monitor, being able to quickly plug in a single usb-c cable to the dock adapter is great convinenence. I'm wondering if this is a firmware or driver limitation, in other words, is there a possibility that Lenovo will be able to release an update so that the usb-c charing port can also be used as video out port? or is this a hardware limitation and it is impossible to support this feautre in the future? Thanks 

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I am a very frustrated and angry customer at the moment as i keep running into Road Block and unacceptable answers.  This issue is enough to cause me to never buy another Lenovo laptop or any laptop at Best Buy!I bought my computer in July and in September i noticed a key had popped off-  the "< ," key next to the M key.  I have used the key board only when i was setting up-  now at my office and at customers i set it in downward dog mode ;-) and use a blue tooth key board.    So it is not from use that it broke.   I took the laptop into BEST BUY and was told that the key was missing a metal part on the back so they could not fix it onsite-  i would have to send it in and be without my laptop for a week to 10 days - unacceptable -  this was a month or more ago. I searched on the LENOVO website and could not find a way to purchase a single or the entire set of Keys!  I am self employed as a software consultant.   My life is pretty busy and i finally decided today to bite the bullet and ask for a call from Lenovo support.  Again i am told the only way to fix this is to send my laptop in for a repair.  I asked to just be able to buy a KEY - i am told that well they do not sell individual keys - they would replace the entire keyboard!  So sell me the keyboard and or send me one an i will take into best buy to have them replace it while i wait.  They cannot do that.   I live... Read more

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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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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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So lately i found this nifty lil Twitter app that comes with Windows 10 But when i click a tweet with a vine retweet or such it gives me an error saying "Unsupported Video Type Invalid File Type" Has anyone been using the twitter app lately and are getting the same error?
-Cheetha

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Hello,

I have an OptiPlex 9010 with onboard Display Port & VGA
I am trying to hookup a new 58 inch Samsung TV which only has 2 hdmi ports and composite & component.
I need both hdmi for laptop hookups so I can't use them for the Dell 9010.
I want to run VGA to either the composite or the component.
Will the onboard VGA do this?
I have a cable like this:

A:Does my OptiPlex 9010 video card support S-Video or Composite Video out through its VGA port

Quilty-MUN,The adapter in the image should work for your purpose connecting to the TV.

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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 anyone know the M2 slot size for Yoga 460?Is it M2 2242, 2260 or 2280?

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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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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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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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Does the USB Type-C ports on the Thinkpad P70 support powering the computer? I have this Kensington SD4600P USB-C? Universal Dock with Power support but it doesn't power the computer or charge the battery.

A:Thinkpad P70 - Does the USB Type-C port support po...

The port supplies power to devices.  Not the other way.  USB has 5V.  You need 20V.

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which type of sata port does my hp 15r014tx have ? also does it support full data transfering speed of a 7200rpm hdd ?













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A:which type of sata port does my hp 15r014tx have ?

Hi,Download and run speccy to know exact SATA port: www.piriform.com/speccyYour laptop should have SATA-3 or 2 according to your board chipset.Yes it would support 7200rpm speeds.RegardsVisruth

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I just posted this on another site but I think this site has more activity, so:
Hey everyone. The internet I use at work requires a proxy to use (I connect to the network, which is unpassworded, and then go to my proxy settings and configure the IP and Port for the proxy server, and I use that same one for all protocols). After setting it up with the proxy I've been told, the internet works. However, I obtained a free-to-use proxy (IPORT style, from the internet), and after verifying that it works at home (set it up, internet works), if I try to use that same free-to-use proxy at work, the internet's a no-go.
Any ideas?
thanks in advance
 

A:IP:PORT type proxy issues

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Hello Community,
I've been experiencing constant screen flickers when I used the USB type C port on my XPS 13 (signature edition). 
Situation: I'm trying to display the content of my laptop on my LG HD TV by connecting the TV to an HDMI cable and the HDMI cable to a USB type C adapter, and to my XPS 13. The screen flickers on and off almost instantly. Anyone encounter the same problem?
It's been very frustrating as this is my third XPS. My first 2 had many screen flickering issues in general, and this one I'm currently using only has screen flickering when I attempt to perform features/activities involving the USB Type C port (lightning port).
Any solutions please? Any help would be appreciated.
Thank you 

A:Screen Flickering when using USB C type port

I just purchased my Dell XPS 13 last week.  The Dell Thunderbolt H15 Docking Station has the same problem.  It will work fine for a few minutes, then the screen will go black and it will come back on in a few seconds.  Dell Customer Services could not figure it out, but they said it was a known issue that they are working on.
So, I bought a Cable Matters USB-C to HDMI adapter along with an Amazon Basics HDMI cable.  This seems to work with a monitor, but not with my Samsung HD TV (I have two, and the problem is the same with both).  The screen again goes black, then resets every 15-20 seconds.
I am not sure what the issue is, but if I find something in my research, I will bring it here.

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Does the USB Type-C port on the X270 capable of "DisplayPort Alternate Mode on USB Type-C Connector Standard specification, and is capable of providing a video output to DisplayPort, HDMI and VGA?"

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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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I'm thinking about buying the E5-575G-53VG. I have a monitior that only accepts DisplayPort as an input. The monitor in question is a G-Sync monitor (AOC G2460PG). I'm not expecting to use G-Sync with this laptop, but I want to be able to use the external monitor anyway. My question is, can I use the USB Type C port for this purpose? Some USB Type C ports are Thunderbolt 3 which is DisplayPort compatible. Is this one of those ports? Thanks.

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Hello,
I was wondering if anyone has ever tried this before and if so, what KVM switch would you recommend? It would need dedicated power.
Thank You!!
 

A:4 port VGA Video card to 4 port KVM Switch?

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Here in Austria you can buy the Yoga 710 14 with a matte panel. However I could not find out the exact type. Does anybody know what the panel is like? Any information about brightness and contrast in comparison to the glossy touch panel?

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Hi all.I can't find this information. I would like to use an external GPU connected to the USB Type-C of the yoga 900. I know that the razr and new dell xps 13 does support them.In fact, Dell says (from it's site): "Thunderbolt? 3 supporting: Power in/charging, PowerShare, Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps bi-directional), USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps), VGA, HDMI, Ethernet and USB-A via Dell Adapter (sold separately)" but there is almost no information from lenovo's site. I've only used VGA and HDMI adaptars on this port, but i really want to use an external GPU. Any information would help! Regards,Julián











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A:Is yoga 900 USB Type-C Thunderbolt 3 compatible?

Hello, It doesn't look like it:https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-Yoga-Series-Notebooks/Yoga-900-What-devices-does-the-new-USB-Typ... Page 8:https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/yoga_900-13isk_ug_en_201509.pdf No mention of Thunderbolt... but to be sure, somebody would have to test it.

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Hello,I am going to but the yoga 720 15.6 i5 FHD model and I noticed it doesnt have lan port or hdmi.If I buy an adaptor from type c to hdmi+lan will it work or I need something special from a certain company ? Another question: does the i5 fhd model support bamboo ink stylus ? thank you,Lior

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New Yoga 900 (windows 10 home, 64 bit) using a Type-C port to VGA adapter cannot detect 2nd display.Please help!

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Before I go out and buy this adapter. I need to kow if I will be able to get both Audio and Vidio all in this one adapter by plugging it into my surround sound receivers HDMI input/output?
 
Mod Comment: Corrected subject line, for more accurate search capability.













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A:yoga 900... USB Type-C to HDMI Adapter

Hello and welcome,
 
If you mean HDMI, I realized I hadn't ever checked if the sound works.  Just plugged it into my Samsung TV.  Got a movie playing now and sound works fine.
 
This is the adapter I'm using.  There are others but this one is working for me.
 
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00X4S5C7G?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_search_detailpage
 
Z.

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Hello,I am going to but the yoga 720 15.6 i5 FHD model and I noticed it doesnt have lan port or hdmi.If I buy an adaptor from type c to hdmi+lan will it work or I need something special from a certain company ? Another question: does the i5 fhd model wacom pen?I think I ll buy the Bamboo Smart for select tablets and 2-in-1  becasue its a lot cheaper in my country? will it work ?  thank you,Lior

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I have a type c male to vga male cable plugged into my Yoga 910 laptop and a 32in Dell monitor (I used the VGA input because I am already using the monitors other input, an HDMI input, for the xbox), and it isn't working. The monitor still says no signal. Any advice?
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity and moved post to proper forum.
 

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Hi, Im attempting to find somewhere the full specs and capabilities of my three Type-C ports. In particular, which port would I use to achieve 4K at 120Hz on my TV. Help Appreciated Cheers

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Hi I tried using DELL DA 200 adaptor with VGA/HDMI/LAN/USB 3.0 with my Yoga 900 Type C USB. Unforunately, only USB 3.0 works, rest is detected by the laptop no display or output shown on laptop. I am using Windows 10, 64 bit, latest BIOS. I tried updating VGA driver, DA 200 driver, etc. but none helped. Any suggestions or help? PMS

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Does Lenovo sell a compatible docking station for the USB Type-C port? I am looking for a ethernet port, video port (HDMI & VGA) and multiple USB 3.0 ports on a dock that connects to the new USB Type-C port.

A:USB Type-C docking station for Yoga 900

As far as I know, Lenovo currently doesn't offer a USB Type C docking station for the Yoga 900. As you can't charge the Yoga 900 using the USB Type C port, you have to plug in two cables anyway. You might consider buying this adapter by Dell: http://www.amazon.com/Dell-Adapter-Type-Ethernet-470-ABQN/dp/B012DT6KW2 Unfortunately, it only has one USB 3.0 port, but it offers one HDMI, one VGA and one Ethernet port as desired.

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USB Type C There is no option for USB Type C optional connector order customize page for Lenovo M910 Tiny. But that option is mentioned in the PDF spec and on the product page.  Is it a bug of the customize page, error in spec or temporary unavalilability? I'm in US, if region is important. Does anyone where able to order M910 Tiny with USB Type C option? Another question is if LG Ultrafine HKMY2VC/A 24.5" 4K Display will be supported then? It has USB Type C only connector as far as I know.  Second M.2 Port There is a second M.2 port / socket (or something that have the size of the M.2 port / socket). What is it for? Why not in spec? Can second NVME M.2 SSD could be installed there? Or is it for Intel Optane or what? The port is drawn on page 6 of HMM for M910q (https://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/thinkcentre_pdf/m910q_ug_hmm_en.pdf). There is no description provided there. Here is the photo from some Finnish(?) retailer:  Also attaching the same pic in case link will be broken in future.


























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A:Lenovo M910 Tiny: USB Type C, second M.2 port

I've noticed that M910 Tiny and M910Q Tiny used kinda interchangebly on the Lenovo web sites. Say, on PSREF page is titled "ThinkCentre M910 Tiny" and Product column in table is has "ThinkCentre M910q Tiny" Does that mean the same thing? Is M910 = M910Q ?

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The instruction manual says "Supports USB 3.1 Type-C, Gen 1 with transfer speeds up to 5 Gb/s" but I can't find any information on whether this supports video or not.

A:Does the VN7-572G-75N7 USB Type-C port support vid...

Full info: http://www.cablestogo.com/tech/usb-3-1Basic Answer: Most Likely.




First, CALM DOWN and look at my profile picture. Calm? Now post your message. If I helped, a Kudos would be great! Marking as solution will help others as well, thank you!

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I just bought a new Sandisk Ultra USB Type-C Drive 64GB which is intended to be used with Type-C devices and Android phones.  It is recognized in my Android phone but it is not recognized in my P50 workstation. Am I doing something incorrectly or is this port not intended to be used as a data port?




P50, Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5, 4K, NVidia Quadro M2000M 4GB, Dual Samsung 950 PRO 512GB NVMe drives non-RAID, 32 GB Crucial Technology DDR4 2133 (PC4 17000). Windows 10 Home.

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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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I charge my computer via the usb type-c power connector since that is the correct way to do it. Obviously my computer has very few ports.  It seems a waste of a port to use it to power my machine.   Isnt there some way to use that port as a usb type-c port, AND, at the same time, use it to power the machine.   Power requires only 2, maybe 3 wires.  Isnt there a way to 'split' the port to allow me to make use of the port as a USB port? 

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I fought this problem all day and I think I have it narrowed down. System is Lenovo Yoga 900 i7 with Windows 10 with all latest updates. Application is Citrix Receiver 4.5. When using Quickbooks with the Citrix Receiver, mouse clicks are disabled/not recognized.  All keyboard inputs still work, the mouse arrow tracks correctly, but mouse clicks seem to be ignored.  This behavior occurs when booting to dual monitor setup with HDMI adapter in the USB Type-C port; booting to single monitor (Yoga), then plugging the HDMIR adapter in the USB Type-C port.  The only resolution is to boot to single monitor (Yoga) and work in single monitor mode exclusively.  I am using the USB Type-C to HDMI adaptor purchased from Lenovo.  This occurs with the Yoga trackpad AND occurs with my USB wireless mouse. Also note with native Windows applications, the mouse works fine with both  monitors connected and active. I really bought the HDMI adaptor to use two monitor with the Citrix Receiver.  I have tried to Google this problem, but I'm unable to find a Citrix Receiver support site/forum that would be appropriate for this question. Any advice appreciated.

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I just bout the Yoga14 type 20FY and I want to make sure that I can upgrade it to have WWAN LTE 4g and use Verizon as a carrier.   Do anyone know about the upgrade and the use on the Yoga 14?  Thanks in advance. Patrick Hirsch

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I just purchased this laptop, I like it alot.   Using the HDMI port and the mini-display port, can I have 3 displays?   The internal touch screen, and then also the moniitor on the HDMI port AND a different monitor on the mini-display port.   That would be 3 displays. I'm just getting into Microsoft Flight Simulator and it will support 3 videos and I want to have all 3 running to get the most from the application. I want to be sure that it isn't either/or on the HDMI and Mini-Display Port, but that I can use both/and. Thanks in advance. Paul

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Hi,since a few weeks the touchscreen stopped working, when flipping the display down, to use the yoga as touchpad and flipping it back. After flipping it back, it didn't work anymore. I always needed to reboot to get the touchscreen working again. Therefore I installed all the updates and driverupdates that were available from the lenovo website. Now the touchscreen doesn't work anymore at all. What can I do to get the touch screen working again. My notebook is still very new, I bought it 1-2 month ago. And I really want the touchscreen to work. Thanks! PS: I use Windows 10 education version 64-Bit

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The charger for the computer seem unnecessarly large and heavy.  Are there other chargers out there in the world that would fit, be electrically compatible, and work? Chargers are rated in Volts and Amps.  If the Volts are right (and the pins are right), and if the charger is underpowered (low Amps), all that should happen would be the machine would run down much more slowly, (and recharge overnight). So how many charging Amps are required by this machine?  And are there other chargers that might work?  How should I search for them?   

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Hi, I have a Lenovo U31-70 Type 80M5 with an Nvidia 920m GPU and I would like to connect my laptop to an external display with resolution of 1440p. I know that the GPU can handle that resolution but I need to know which version of the HDMI port does this computer have to see if it's fully compatible with the monitor. Thank you very much.

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I've already seen in this forum that it's a common problem for this model that the plastic tongue of the USB 3.0 port gets broken. But since in my case only a part of the plastic is broken, is it still safe to use that USB port?If not, what are the possibilities to fix it manually by someone who is handy? Or is it better to send it for repair? (I have this device for less than a year, so I assume there's still warranty on it)











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A:Yoga 2 13: can I still use the USB port when a par...

hi Biscot,
 
Welcome to the Forums.
 
I recommend you stop using that specific USB 3.0 port and contact lenovo support ASAP for service. An investivation was done with this issue and a service tip has been released to fix it.
 
Links:
Re: Power chord plugged into usb and shorted
Support phone list
 
 
Regards

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