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Wifi disabled on ThinkPad T470s after plugging in ThinkPad Ultra Dock

Q: Wifi disabled on ThinkPad T470s after plugging in ThinkPad Ultra Dock

Wifi disabled and can't open to search on ThinkPad T470s after pulgging in ThinkPad Ultra Dock ThinkPad T470s 20HG

ThinkPad Ultra Dock - 90W USAfter unplugging from ultra dock, wifi will be connected... Does this dock support wifi?

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I have read a lot and tried updating the firmware - nothing works.When I put the laptop in the docking station - it does not recognize the monitar and also says AC power is not connected when it is. Help appreciated!

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Hi, Everyone. Got me a nice little x270 to replace my old x201.  Happy enough with the machine, but getting it connected to my accessories (monitor, keyb, mouse, ethernet) is a bit of a chore. This machine appears to have a "proper" dock port on the bottom.  Is there a compatible ultradock available for the model 20HN x270?  By proper - I mean, Not USB.  A nice dock I can simply drop the machine into when I'm at the home office.. Thanks!

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Hello, We have a problem with 2 laptops (ThinkPad X270) that "freeze" on the LENOVO logo when using Lenovo Ultra Dock with monitor Dell UZ2715H.Display Dell is plugged by Display port ports and one USB 3.0 (9 pin - used for display integrated webcam) connected to ThinkPad dock.When notebook turned ON with connected USB 3.0, computer freeze on LENOVO logo (To interrupt normal startup, press Enter) and work only when USB 3.0 disconected, or turned OFF and again Turned ON. Firmware on Dock is 2.33.000 Any suggestion? 

A:Lenovo ThinkPad Ultra (Pro) Dock + ThinkPad X270 (20K6) + Dell UZ2715H

I am just going to guess that computer is trying to boot via USB, so you might try changing the boot order in the BIOS so that Windows Boot Manager or the HD is first.  

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I am running 2 monitors (Dell U2414H @ 1920 x 1080 60Hz) on my ThinkPad USB 3.0 Ultra Dock.  I also have my Yoga 900 monitor on and the desktop is extended to all monitors.  I have a regular issue where the Displayport monitor turns off for 1-3 seconds then comes back on for no apparent reason.  I have searched the internet and the only similar issue I have found suggestes the dock is under powered to run 2 monitors however that does not seem consistent with what other people are doing.  There is no particular application that causes the issue. Can anyone help?  It's very frustrating waiting for the monitors to come back on. 

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Trying to figure out how to charge my Yoga 3, while using my new Thinkpad Ultra docking station. The power USB for the Yoga 3 and docking station USB only work in the Yoga 3 power port. None of the other USB ports on the Yoga 3 will work. Do I need an adapter? 

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Hello, is it possible to update the Lenovo Ultra Dock Pro to the latest version without a Windows Operating System? https://support.lenovo.com/de/en/documents/ht081248 A bootable ISO for this would be perfect. I use Linux as Operating System installed on a T440p, so a Windows based update is not possible for me. Thanks in advance! Best regrads, Michael

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I'm trying to find a replacement cord for an Ultra Dock that works with a T450s Thinkpad.  Can someone look at theirs and let me know what I need to order?  Suggestions as to where to order also appreciated. 

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Hello everyone,that's my question:I put the notebook on the docking stationg (lid shut). I push the docking's power button and the notebook turns on (obviously everything's working fine).The only thing is that the led of the docking is totally off, while I guess it should be green as the notebook power button is.Is the power button supposed to be green or this is the normal behaviour?The notebook firmware is the latest one (BIOS LENOVO N1KET19W (1.06 ), 10/03/2016).ThanksGiovanni

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Yesterday, I updated my T450s and, among other updates,I updated the Ultra Dock 90W firmare to version 2.29.00.  Afterward, when the laptop is docked, with the cover shut, and I try to power up the unit, it won't do so.  When I open the laptop in the dock, the power indicator is green and there is a green light on the function key.  No matter what I try, the machine won't power up after this.  If I force it to shut down and then try to power it up open instead, it powers up normally and both the laptop screen and the attached monitor work and, if I close the cover after, the attached monitor still works.  Obviously, I can use the machine docked with this work around, but I can't figure out why it won't work when I try to poweer it up closed.  I subsequently updated to version 2.30.00 and the behavior continues. What am I missing here? 

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 Hello everyone,that's my question:I put the notebook on the docking stationg (lid shut). I push the docking's power button and the notebook turns on (obviously everything's working fine).The only thing is that the led of the docking is totally off, while I guess it should be green as the notebook power button is.Is the power button supposed to be green or this is the normal behaviour?The notebook firmware is the latest one (BIOS LENOVO N1KET19W (1.06 ), 10/03/2016).ThanksGiovanni

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Hey guys,I've got new P50s (running W10 x64) with Quadro M5000M, and Ultra docking station for it. I want to use 4 external monitors in any configuration, just that they all work. I tried updating BIOS and Docking station, installed latest Intel and Nvidia graphics driver, power management driver.. everything.I get 4 monitors displayed in Windows display settings, but as soon as I turn on the fourth, one of the others goes dark. Somewhere I read about BIOS setting for Hybrid graphic, but I don't have such setting in BIOS. Any help would be great Thanks!

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I have ThinkVision monitors connected via VGA and the display port. I have a 4k TV connected to the DVI on the back of the docking station. I am able to extend my desktop on the two ThinkVision monitors but I am not able to detect the TV to use for my third. 

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Hello every oneI've problem with my lenovo l560 and try describe my problem. 1. When i connected laptop with close cover to the dock station i will get screen on the external monitor.2. When i connected latptop with open cover i've screen on external monitor and on the laptop Problem starts when i connected my laptop with close cover to the dock station then open them. I've only screen on the laptop but none on external monitor. I must use  keys combination like "windows + p" and choose  extent screens to display screen on laptop and external monitor but when i disconnected laptop from dock station and connect again that the same problem. What can i do to solve this problem?My configuration:intel core i5-6300U 2.4 GhzIntel HD 520Windows 10 pro   

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I have a Thinkpad W540 with a Lenovo Ultra Dock Docking Station (40A20170US). Here is the set up I am trying to get to work:Display 1) VGA Planar PL2010M monitorDisplay 2) DVI Planar PL1910M monitorDisplay 3) DisplayPort Lenovo L2251x Wide monitorDisplay 4) LCD monitor (off) When I have selected Standard Mode under the BIOS display settings, I am able to connect two monitors plus the internal LCD at the same time: one on VGA and the other on DVI, or I can connect one on VGA and the other on DisplayPort.  This allows me to have three displays, including the LCD.  My problem is that I am unable to get a third monitor to work as well.  When I connect a monitor via DisplayPort, the monitor on DVI stops working.  After reading forum posts and whatever else I found online, I learned (maybe I'm incorrect?) that I need to switch to Advanced Mode in the BIOS to be able to use three external monitors.   I then uninstalled drivers (the BIOS instructions state that you are supposed to uninstall graphics drivers before switching to Advanced Mode), switched to Advanced Mode in the BIOS, started up the computer, reinstalled the latest drivers, but now the only screen working is my laptop's LCD screen.  None of monitors are detected by Windows no matter what I try. When I switch back to Standard Mode in the BIOS, two of my external monitors begin working again. My docking station firmware is updated FYI.   Any suggestions ... Read more

A:Unable to connect to 3 monitors to Ultra Dock (Thinkpad W540) in Advanced Mode BIOS Setting

So I fixed the issue for myself and just wanted to post in case somebody else had the same issue.  I took the following steps to fix the issue:[Background: BIOS is in "Standard" display mode to begin with; I had already updated the docking station's firmware first with a program called fwdphb03.exe and then with Lenovo's update utility.]1) In Windows, I uninstall drivers for the Intel Graphics and K1100 dedicated card.2) Restart, go into BIOS, switch to "Advanced" mode under the Display tab.  I also have the option selected to start up on the docks in the BIOS Display tab.3) Booted into Windows (8.1) and it looked like the Intel Graphics drivers were automatically downloaded. I then ran Lenovo's System Update utility to get the latest video drivers.  Under the optional tab in the Lenovo update utility, I selected the "Optimus" drivers and hit download/install.  It installed, and I had to restart.4) Booted into Windows again, ran Lenovo update utility again, and again it had a video driver to install when I checked for updates.  I installed that, had to restart again.5) Booted into windows, checked screen resolution and saw that no external monitors were showing.6) I then decided to get a driver straight from the source.  Downloaded: the following file from  Nvidia: 334.95-quadro-notebook-win8-win7-64bit-international-whql.exe.  I ran the installation, it did a "Clean" installation with everything checked off. It automatically unins... Read more

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Hello Is Thinkpad x230 tablet compatible with "Thinkpad W700 Mini dock 2.0"?  Regards

A:Is Thinkpad x230 tablet compatible with "Thinkpad W700 Mini dock 2.0"?

Hi Bidabad,Warm Greetings & welcome to Lenovo Community, happy to have you here.As I understand that you have query regarding using W700 Mini dock 2.0 with your Thinkpad x230T
IMO it is not compatible with this model.
 
I hope the above information helped you.
Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
 
Regards,Prabhansh_______________________________________________Tap that Kudos button if I helped.If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!

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When I dock the computer and press the power button on the dock it doesn't recognize my monitor as the main screen. I have to hit a key (Windows 10) and put in my password hoping that it's doing that and then the screen comes up. If I reboot after that ... THEN.... it recognizes my screen as the main monitor. How do I fix this? The only time this happens is when I use it off the dock and then put it back on. If it stays on the dock all the time it does just fine. Any fixes for this? Thanks...

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Does the Thinkpad P51s support the Thinkpad Thunderbolt 3 Dock? I have the Thinkpad P51s with stock Windows 10 Pro and updated to latest drivers and Windows version and installed the latest Thinkpad Thunderbolt 3 Dock drivers. Attaching the Thunderbolt 3 Dock to the P51s as described in documentation, it charges the notebook, however, noting attached to the dock is recognized. I've tested with attaching USB flash drives, headphones, Ethernet, HDMI, and DP, but nothing is recognized nor are any warnings/errors displayed in Windows. While the Thinkpad Thunderbolt 3 Dock is listed as being compatible with the P51s and T570, the notebook order page does not list the Thunderbolt 3 Dock in any of the accessories lists. Lenovo Sales also confirmed that the Thunderbolt 3 Dock is fully compatible with the P51s.  However, I needed to purchase the Thunderbolt 3 Dock separately from the notebook order. What's going on? Has anybody successfully used the P51s or the T570 with the Thinkpad Thunderbolt 3 Dock? Or is this something I need to wait for full support via a future BIOS/driver update? Or perhaps my Thunderbolt 3 Dock is defective? Thanks,Boris 

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Hi..I ordered a new ThinkPad USB-C Dock. I have a lenovo thinkpad x1 carbon 1st generation and didnt realize that the interface cable between the dock and the laptop is USB-C. Is there a way( converter?) i can use the USB-C dock with my X1 carbon first generation? The X1 carbon has a slimport power adapter where as the cable from the dock to the laptop is USB-C. Appreciate your help. Thanks!  

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I am considering to add a dock station to my Thinkpad P50.I have seen that Lenovo is starting to sell a new shiny ThinkPad Thunderbolt 3 Dock (40AC0135UK).It doesn't seem to be available in the Uk Lenovo Shop but I have a found a distributor who's selling the product.Is the ThinkPad Thunderbolt 3 Dock compatible with Thinkpad P50 ? Thanks

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I'm trying to attach a second monitor (Dell E2017HV 20") to my new Thinkpad T470s. The monitor is a little older and only has a VGA connection so I'm using a VicTsing HDMI to VGA adapter to connect. However, the laptop won't detect the monitor no matter what I do. Any suggestions?

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Windows 10 Power/Battery icon in taskbar shows that the first battery is not connected and 0% and not charged.So, I ran the Lenovo Vantage and in the Hardware Settings, the first battery was shown as a grayed icon and there is no more information about it. Do I have to visit the custom center or is there any way to fix it? 

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Hi, How do I connect a second monitor to Thinkpad T470s. At the moment my charger takes up the USB C port and I have one monitor connected to the HDMI port?? Thanks

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I have since March this machine which is giving me quite a lot of problem. I had several BSOD (or the nicer version Win 10 provides) since several months. I updated even the BIOS. Now it seems related to a specific situation: if the notebook is connected to power supply and goes to sleep.If instead it relies on battery, such issue does not occur. Looking at the minidumps, I notice the main error is always the same PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA caused by ntoskrnl.exe + 1640e0 As I use my machine for computations, it becomes really and issue. If I close it and force it to sleep, everything seems OK (or less reproducible events). I made the Lenovo tests and nothing looks wrong. Missing the CD, I do not know how to make a memtest. I read elsewhere that it be related to nvidia drivers, which I do not think concern this machine. I will attach the minidump files. Thank you for your suggestions and help.  


























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It appears that the only way to report a BIOS bug to Lenovo is to post in the Forum (at least that is what hardware support told me), so here goes! Base system:20HF-CT01WW (T470s)BIOS: 1.11 (issue also showed up under 1.10)Windows 10 Pro Edition, Creators Edition, fully patched. Behavior has been observed both on a freshly built SSD (Samsung 960 EVO 500 GB) and on the shipped Samsung 128 GB SATA SSD with the shipped Windows install.Thunderbolt Firmware: n1wth02w.exeThunderbolt Drivers: n1wta10w.exeBIOS Issue related to Wake On LAN and Thunderbolt 3:"Wake On LAN" (Config -> Network) will be referred to as WOL"Thunderbolt(TM) 3" (Security -> I/O Port Access) will be referred to as TB3Using F9 in the BIOS to select defaults and then setting WOL to Disabled and TB3 to Enabled results in:Booting with AC power has no problems. The Thunderbolt port only shows up in Device Manager when the Thunderbolt firmware utility is run - it appears that Thunderbolt ports dynamically attach to the PCI bus only when necessary (i.e. firmware utility asks it to turn on or a device is plugged into the port).Booting with battery from a cold boot (machine powered off for at least 15 seconds) results in a hang with the windows boot time circle of dots cycling endlessly. Powering off the machine at the circle of dots, waiting a second or two, and then powering on the machine usually results in a successful boot into Windows 10.Once the notebooks successfully boots under battery power, restart... Read more

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I am having vary Strange issue on Thinkpad T470S . I recieved it with the below configuration i5-7200 + 8GB Ram + 512 Samung SSD I have upgraded to Windows 10 - 1703 and with latest Bios and Drivers Following Issues are coming while computer is running on batteires and charger is disconncted. 1- No Booting to Windows Open the Screen LidPress the Power ButtonLenovo Quick Boot will happenit will show Lenovo Logo and bottom Windows loader icon will keep rotating forever How to solve it Keep Pressing Power Button while system ShutdownPower on againLenovo Quick Boot will comeIt will take two rotations and it will display Desktop. 2- Hibernate Issue while on Batteries After using Windows just close the LidLeave System for 5-10 Minutes wait until System Power Down automatically to save batterySystem will HibernatePower On SystemLenovo Quick Boot will come and It will rotate loader for 2 Times.Instead of Windows Lock Screen it will just show Black ScreenAfter 2-3 Seconds it will display BSOD and Fan will Start Running on Full SpeedThis Fand and BSOD will keep running while it fully drains the battery ( I noticed it after i left my laptop to start and came back after 20 minutes ) Above both Issues does not come if Charger is plugged in. Can any one help what is causing this issue, any specific Setting or Driver , I have tried chaning power setting to full performance but still it remains same. 

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Hello. I bought the smart card reader 04X5393 with cable 00JT989  and put it in my new T470s (20HG), now I see SCR in BIOS and it?s Enabled, but in Device Manager there is nothing.Is there anyone who could help me?

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Hello. I bought the smart card reader 04X5393 with cable 00JT989  and put it in my new T470s (20HG), now I see SCR in BIOS and it?s Enabled, but in Device Manager there is nothing.Is there anyone who could help me?

A:Thinkpad T470s and smart card reader

Driver:
https://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/mobiles/n1wv105w.exe
 

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Hi All, I have ordered T470S with the following configuration.  I had selected 180GB 2.5 " sata 3opal 2.0   I want to upgrade the Harddisk .I want to know if this laptop model really supports 2.5 inch SSD or M.2 SSD. I have contacted the lenovo support via chat they are telling 2.5 inch SSD is supported .Please advice me ASAP.Me (7/21/2017, 8:20:57 AM): Hi I am good
Me (7/21/2017, 8:21:04 AM): Thanks for asking
Me (7/21/2017, 8:21:16 AM): Can you check the details i asked for
Sales Agent (7/21/2017, 8:21:55 AM): Great and yes, I will be happy to help you
Sales Agent (7/21/2017, 8:23:14 AM): Your ThinkPad T470s came with 180GB SSD SATA3
Sales Agent (7/21/2017, 8:23:38 AM): You can upgrade to M.2 SSD / SATA 6.0Gb/s
Me (7/21/2017, 8:23:52 AM): http://www.storagereview.com/images/StorageReview-Samsung-850-EVO-m2-SSD-Two.jpg
Sales Agent (7/21/2017, 8:23:58 AM): And I am verying if it is 2.5 Inch SSD
Me (7/21/2017, 8:24:02 AM): is it this type ?
Sales Agent (7/21/2017, 8:24:07 AM): Sorry but we can;t open those links
Sales Agent (7/21/2017, 8:24:32 AM): I will give you the exact specification right now
Me (7/21/2017, 8:24:37 AM): ok please check if it is 2,5 inch SSD
Sales Agent (7/21/2017, 8:25:30 AM): Thanks for waiting and sorry but they aren't 2.5" SSDs
Sales Agent (7/21/2017, 8:25:57 AM): They are like this

https://www.lenovoquickpick.com/usa/system/thinkpad/t-series/t470s#accessory/69275
Me (7/21/2017, 8:26:03 AM): But in web... Read more

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Hi, I am thinking of buying second-hand T460s or T470s. I need two ssd. One for Windows - my secondary system, and one for Linux my primary system.What are the form factors of both ssd in both of those laptops ?T460s - is it M.2 SATA (what size) and M.2 Pcie NVM 2242 ?T470s - is it M.2 SATA (what size) and ?Will those laptops boot from both ssd?Kind Regards

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I have a Thinkpad T470s Windows 10 pro 64bitI enabled bit locker a month ago everything was fine.Now last week everytime I boot up my Laptop, Windows 10 keeps asking for the Recovery key. I typed it in suspended bit locker. Shut down then turned it on but still keeps asking for the key.There is no new hardware on the laptop and has the latest bios.TPM 2.0 is enabled.Boot priority is ATA HDD0 SSD drvieUSB HDDNUME0USB CD In the bios under SATA drive is set to UEFI/Legacy Support for both -UEFI and Legacy.As a test I tried setting to UEFI only and Legacy one but Bitlocker still keeps asking for the Key during the bootup.For now I turned off bit locker until as solution could be found.If anyone has a solution would really apperiate the help. 

A:Thinkpad T470S Windows 10 bitlocker keeps asking for Recovery key everytime it bootups up

Good day and welcome to the community.
 
If you haven't seen it already, have a look at this long-ish thread on the same issue on an x270 (same generation as your machine: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X270-Bitlocker-requests-recovery-key-every-ti...
 
Hope it has some clues for you.
Regards.

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My new Thinkpad T470s has a backlight keyboard.  The User's Manual indicated that there are four backlight modes: Off, Low, High, and Auto.  However, pressing Fn+Space key would cycle through Off/Low/High modes only.  Any suggestions on how to turn on the "auto" backlight mode?

A:Thinkpad T470s keyboard backlight auto mode missing

Hi,
 
Check the Lenovo Settings app. IIRC that's where the auto option is available.
 
I don't have LS installed on the ThinkPad I'm typing on so can't tell you exactly where.
 
Z.

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Hello!I would like to ask if is there any solution to stream audio from my android phone (LG G4c) to my t470s via bluetooth?I can pair the devices but there are no options for audio connecting, only sending files. Serial Number: PC0NZPD7Machine Type Model: 20HGS09M00 Is there a solution to stream audio from my phone to my ThinkPad, and maybe recieve calls aswell? (My old notebook was able to do theese things in Windows 7, now I use Windows 10 Enterprise) Thank you!Ben

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For some reason, i can't turn on my new P51 using the power button on the Thunderbolt 3 dock.   I'm sure i've got something hooked up wrong, but thought i'd check here.   Is there a setting in Control Panel (power button) that i need to change?  In order to use my laptop / view from my external monitor, i have to open the lid to the laptop, power on and then i can use the external monitor.  thanks for any help. 

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I've recently received my new x1 yoga with wigig dock.  Quite happy with the machine, despite the battery life being far less than 8 hours-- more like 4 with normal use. Finding the wigig dock to be quite unusable. Needs to be on all the time, doesn't save power.While it is on and unconnected, it will display instructions to connect the dock on the connected display so my monitor won't sleep.Takes 10 seconds or so to start up or shut down.Makes a noticeable whirring noise.Range of around 1 metre. Has anyone else figured out if you can actually configure this thing to sleep or not show annoying instruction screens?      

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https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/acc100356 Hello I have the new X1 carbon laptop (5th gen).  I also have two 24 in thinkview external monitors with hdmi/display port inputs. If I buy the above adapter will I be able to run the two external monitors in extended mode so I have can have three different screens  total (laptop screen, monitor_1, monitor_2)?  

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I use on the 
Thinkpad USB 3.0 Dock
Model No DU9019D1
ASM   0A34193
FRU   03X6059
a Laptop X230
Machine Type: 2325
Model Number: 77G
Product Number: 232577
Serial Number: ********
 
and donŽt get a connection on the displays. IŽam to stupid to understand the compatibilty excel. Could you tell me someone which know it if this X230 can work on the 3.0 USD Dockingstation ? 
thanks a lot
 
Moderator note: serial number removed to prevent abuse.
 

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Will the ThinkPad USB 3 pro dock allow me to add two monitors to my Lenovo U31-70 laptop. this is not a ThinkPad. Just to be clear, i want to add two external (larger) monitors. without using the internal laptop monitor which is quite small for some of my work.  I have scoured the Lenovo website but it's so poor I just can't find any info on what laptop works with this dock. (unless you have some other solution to solving my problem) I also see there is a USB 3 Basic dock which is less expensive. will that one work? if  the cheaper one will do the trick, fine. I'm connecting to either DVI or VGA monitors, whichever works best. 

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I use on the 
Thinkpad USB 3.0 Dock
Model No DU9019D1
ASM   0A34193
FRU   03X6059
a Laptop X230
Machine Type: 2325
Model Number: 77G
Product Number: 232577
Serial Number: ********
 
and donŽt get a connection on the displays. IŽam to stupid to understand the compatibilty excel. Could you tell me someone which know it if this X230 can work on the 3.0 USD Dockingstation ? 
thanks a lot
 
Moderator note: serial number removed to prevent abuse.
 

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hi,
I have this IBM Thinkpad x30 thani needs repair. It is locked onto a docking device.
The key have been lost.

Does anyone knows a trick to open it or where to find the key, I could not find this info anywhere. Thanks !!!

Also when booting, I got the windows xp logo then the blue screen with the mention that windows has be shut down to prevent damage tot he computer.The reason: unmountable boot volume. this is an OEm so I really cannot use recovery console because of the manager password. I cannot remove the HDD and place it in my PC as slavebacause the dock key is missing. Any suggestion?
 

A:thinkpad x30. lost dock key

There are a whole lot of red flags in your post that hint at some type of theft.
 

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Is the new ThinkPad Thunderbolt 3 Dock compatible with P50? Dock details page (https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/cz/en/solutions/acc100356) only list P51s, but not P50. But P50 claims support for Thunderbold 3. If yes,  can I connect Ethernet LAN over the dock? And what driver I need to install?    

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Using a thinkpad P70 with the new workstation dock. If I put the P70 on the dock with the lid closed and press the power button on the dock the laptop powers up but nothing appears on the two display port monitors that are connected to the dock. If I put the P70 on the dock, open the lid and press the power button on the laptop then the laptop boots ok.  I can then close the lid and continue work off the two connected monitors. I want to know how I can avoid having to open and close the laptop lid since it kind of destroys the point of having a docking station. Had a W510 beforehand and it did not display this problem.










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A:ThinkPad P70 with the new workstation dock - will ...

Solved this.  Went into BIOS settings; display and changed boot device to monitors connected to dock.  When the laptop is powered on with the lid closed it now displays windows login screen on the primary monitor.

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