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playing audio on external speakers using lenovo yoga laptop with ThinkPad USB 3.0 Pro Dock

Q: playing audio on external speakers using lenovo yoga laptop with ThinkPad USB 3.0 Pro Dock

I have a Yoga laptop and a ThinkPad USB 3.0 Pro Dock. When my external speakers are plugged into the dock and selected as default in Windows, audio still plays through the laptop rather than the speakers. If I plug the speakers directly into the laptop, music plays through the speakers. I purchased the dock so that I wouldn't have to plug and unplug all the accessories. What do I need to do to get audio to play through the dock?

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I have lenovo thinkpad x1 yoga.I have one connect +VGA and RJ45 adapter. i am trying to connect the 2 external display  apart from laptop screen here is my input:one external display is connected to onelink via VGA and another display connect via HDMI.but this dosen't work whenever i plug either onelink or hdmi one of the external monitor will be switched off. isn't it possible to use onelink and HDMI together.??I am stuck here. 

A:Lenovo Thinkpad X1 yoga 1st gen connect 2 external monitors apart from laptop display via onelink VG

Hi,
 
The way I read the X1YG1 base specs it supports two independent monitors.  Apologies, but I can't quite parse your post.  Does "apart from laptop screen" mean that you want 3 monitors total, or two and the laptops's display is off?
 
supports external digital monitor via HDMI or Mini DisplayPort;supports dual independent displays;
 
Z.

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 Has a solution ever been provided for this.  Several models are doing this.  https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/Bitlocker-PIN-USB-C-Thunderbolt-dock/m-p...

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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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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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I would like to boot up or wake my Yoga 730 using the power button on my Lenovo Thinkpad dock (3.0), while the Yoga lid is closed. Is this possible? 

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I have the exact same equipment at home and at work and yet the resolution on my second monitor at work will not go to the 3840 x 2160 that I have at home. Both locations have:1. X1 Yoga (first gen, model number 20FQ002YUS) -- It's the same laptop that I take between home and work2. ThinkPad OneLink+ Dock (model number DU9047S1)3. Two (2) Asus monitors (model number PB287Q) that go to 3840 x 2160 max resolution, connected to the OneLink+ Dock via DiplayPort cables I've been running this configuation with NO PROBLEM at home for the past 9 months.  So I recently purchased a new OneLink+ Dock and two new monitors for my work office and while one monitor will go to 3840 x 2160, the other will not go above 1920 x 1080, UNLESS, I use a mini DisplayPort cable from the second monitor directly into the X1 Yoga (bypassing the OneLink+ Dock) HERE'S WHAT'S BAFFLING: I assumed it was the dock and so I brought the one from home to work and found I had the SAME problem, suggesting it was the second monitor.   But I exchanged the second monitor for a new one and still have the same problem.  The docks are running the most current firmware. I'll send a gift card to your favorite coffee house if you can solve this mystery.  Thanks!

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 Hi there The sound of my external speakers stops every time after 2 hrs, and then have to be manually re-activated to get sound again. I have from my laptop an hp usb-c dock with hdmi to the hp 27ea screen, and external speakers plugged in the back of the screen. When speakers stop for example in my browser the "active-sound-sign" keeps on.In my volumemixers i see music signals going up and down.When i double-click on the browser-volume the external speaker turns back on. Also, when i un-plug the external speakers the screenspeakers start to sound, and when i re-plug the external speakers they work as well again.  This is very very annoying to do this a few times a day when listing to music or while working with video and sounds.  I turned of all energy-saving switches i could find, and as far as i know my drivers and updates are up to date. The unplug/re-plug thing makes me question where to look next now. Who knows which hidden switch on what device or setting makes this happen and how that can be turned off ?????  Tnx in advance ceesf

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I was wondering what's supported for having an external screen, preferable 2.I had done some research online but wasn't obvious.

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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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Lenovo Yoga 3 11 - model 80J8:  out of warrantyI have done several searches and it seems there is a fairly common problem with some Yoga machines and audio.  All of a sudden a few months ago, the internal speakers went silent.  I did not notice it because I don't use it much for streaming audio, but when I do, I connect it to external speakers.  Audio to an external source functions fine, but internal speakers are silent.  Control panel and Device Manager show speakers functioning properly.I have read previous postings back to 2015 and it seems there is no real Lenovo reply or fix for this problem.  I have already tried to update the Realtek driver and that had no effect.  I am not willing to restore to factory default, since this machine shipped with Windows 8 and I upgraded to Windows 10 a few years ago.  The audio worked fine after the Windows 10 upgrade.  Respectfully, please only respond if you have factual data, rather than speculation.  This problem is well documented in the forums and elsewhere, but I have yet to find something concrete.I thought it may help to add a thread on the subject, as I expect others with the problem are frustrated, especially since there does not seem to be a formal response from Lenovo (that I can find)..  Thank you in advance!

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Hi Chimney, Thanks so much for your help. I ended up going to Windows Support, prior to your Post, they did a remote fix.  Again, i thank you for your Support on my issue! I have another issue that maybe you can help me with. Yesterday, out of the blue, my PC Screen turned Solid Yellow then Red, then blue, then Green, all were solid color. Next my PC shuts down, goes in Repair mode. The PC was unable to repair itself. I have HP Windows 8 Recovery Media Disc's, which my factory installed system. I reinstalled, but Windows Activation will not or cannot read my Product Key from the BIOS. How may I recover this key? What are my options? Any input would be extremely welcome! HP Envy 23, d-044, All-In-One, Touchsmart, Beats Audio. Mod Best Regards, Phillip

A:Re: Audio playing from both internal and external speakers.

Thanks for the post @vpiPhillip,

 

I understand that you had to reinstall Windows 8 and are facing difficulty in activating the OS on your computer. Happy to help. 

Have you tried any methods on your own?

 

If you have installed Windows 8 using the recovery kit that was created on your computer, recommend you to refer to this HP Article for the procedure to activate Windows 8 on your computer. 

 

Let me know if this helped. 

 

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Hello, I have an Audio Issue. I have Audo playback from the monitor, and the external speakers simultaneously. I prefer just the external output. I ran the HP UEIF Diagnostics Tool, the playback output, and Headphone/ Beats Audio ports function properly. My Procuct information is as follows: HP ENVY 23-d044 TouchSmart All-in-One Desktop PCModel #: H4A37AA If you cannot assist me, would you suggest someone? With Kind Regards,Phillip

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I have Lenovo Yoga 370 and has a problem of getting multichannel audio work through Lenovo Thunderbolt 3 Dock with HDMI port. I couldn't get the audio output with 5.1 channel audio on that HDMI and Dislay Port. Is there something wrong with my setup or this is a limitation of Thunderbolt 3 Dock to provide multichannel audio. I can use only 2 channel stereo audio only.

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Dear all,  I have a X1 Carbon 5th Gen and a thinkpad 3.0 pro dock, which does not charge the laptop. Is there any solution to let the docking station charge the laptop? thanks in advance

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Brand new machine.  Bought yesterday.  Internal speakers not recognize.  No audio option options provided on settings screen.  Headphone jack gives no audio as well. Downloaded driver from Lenovo. Ran it.  Still has speaker in sys tray with red X and each time we try to troubleshoot, it just says restart.  Please help.  Otherwise, this goes right back to the store. 

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Hi,

I'm using a Packard Bell laptop, Windows Vista and a Realtek sound card.

I've searched a lot to find how to NOT mute my laptop speakers when I insert something in the audio-out-jack.

The next threads say it's not possible by the hardware:
techspot.com/vb/topic140707.html
techspot.com/vb/topic130170.html
They're closed, so I can't comment on them.

BUT when I dual boot to Ubuntu (using the same hardware), I can easily choose to mute the internal speakers, or the jack, or none at all. So why can't it be possible on Vista?
 

A:Same audio through laptop speakers and external speakers

You answered your own question... It's a software/OS issue. If Vista's Realtek options in the Control Panel don't give you the same options as in Ubuntu, you're out of luck
 

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When i connected by head phones , i am hearing sound from laptop speakers as well as from head phones. So please help me to overcome this issues with your guidence. Thanks for thr help.

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Hi, I have  a Thinkpad X380 Yoga. The Thunderbolt 3 Dock will not charge my Thinkpad X380 YOGA, and a message saying that the dock is not providing enough power shows up on my minitor. I wonder if anyone have a solution to this problem. It does not make  sense to have to connect the Thunderbold AND the AC power to the Thinkpad, it should be just ONE Thunderbold cord. 1. My power brick is 135W, 20V-6.75A2. I am connecting the Thunderbolt to throuogh the port on the back of the dock.3. I have went to BIOS  and under power section, "disable the battary for technical service" and pwered it back on. None of the above solutions worked.  

A:Thinkpad Thunderbolt 3 dock not charging Thinkpad X380 YOGA

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I have a Thinkpad T430 type 23474W4 and a Thinkpad mini dock series 3 type 4338-15U. I already have a Lenovo LEN LS2223wC monitor hooked up to it through one of the DVI ports. I have a a Lenovo LT1952p Monitor that I would like to use as a second external monitor. Both monitors work individually through either DVI or VGA. However, I can't get them to both work at the same time no matter what configuration I use. I was told they didn't have to be identical monitors to work together. What am I doing wrong? 

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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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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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Apologies if something similar has been posted, I just can't find the answer. We have a 5th Generation Thinkpad X1 Carbon connected to a Thinkpad Thunderbolt 3 dock. At the moment the display is mirrored using a VGA cable to connect to the dock. What we would like instead is to connect the dock to 2 external monitors with separate content on each monitor and the laptop display blank. I just can't figure out if this is possible, what might be needed, and how! Any help greatly appreciated.

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I have tried all the troubleshooting given in the community pages. 1. Uninstalled Audio Drivers and Re-Installed2. Changed the Audio Format,3. Disabled Dolby Enhancements,4. Performed Clean Install of Windowsetcetcetc Below are the Specs of my Lappy:- Lenovo Y50-70 Windows 10 Pro 64 BitVersion 1803 (OS Build 17134.191)Realtek Audio Driver Version 6.0.1.8335 Realtek High Definition AudioDriver ProviderRealtek Semiconductor Corp.Driver Version6.0.1.8335Driver Date12/26/2017Device IdHDAUDIO\FUNC_01&VEN_10EC&DEV_0283&SUBSYS_17AA3807&REV_1000\4&2426718C&0&0001 Major Problem:-Laptop Speakers work fine for few minutes (Approximately 2 to 5 Mins) and then distortion starts in Laptop Speakers and after some more time, there wont be any sound in Speakers and only distortion through Subwoofer.While Plugging in 3.5mm Headphone Jack, it is working absolutely fine. Audio through Bluetooth is also working fine.  Tried Replacing the Speakers but NO Use. Moreover there is no SOUND from Realtek Digital Output.I seriously suspect there is major issue with the driver cause sound is working very well for few minutes. Please help in this. Please find a solution for this.-Thomas

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Aloha, I've recently noticed that the audio cuts out if lifting the ThinkPad X1 Yoga from a specific part of the chassis. Draw an imaginary line from the PrtSc key towards the lower edge of the keyboard and holding the laptop from that position to lift up, results in the audio cutting out.It's quickly rectified by either refreshing the browser tab or (because I use the Chromeflags option) mute and unmute the tab I'm viewing using the embedded icon option.Bizzarre as it doesn't happen if resting your hand on the same spot, so it seems the pinching effect on the cover against the chassis while lifiting the laptop is having some effect.I have posted a seperate message on replacement clips for the X1 Yoga's lower cover, just curious if anybody else witnessed sound cutting out when manhandling the unit?Hopefully it's just the broken clip causing a temporary flex of the chassis making some contact temporarily move, but also having seen loads of negative material of a fruity smartphone whose internal components fail due to chassis flex resulting in circuitboards cracking and making short circuits occur.It's not the speakers, as their placement is elsewhere. Has anybody else witnessed this temporary audio cutting out issue? If so, could you outline the steps taken to resolve.

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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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Hello, Could somebody help me with the solution for charging my laptop X1 Yoga for USB docking station, please? Thnak you, Marius.

A:x1 yoga not charge from ThinkPad USB 3.0 Pro Dock

USB 3.0 docks are not capable of powering a computer (unless some non-standard functionality is used, and even then only a small amount of power can be supplied). The only standards compliant way to power a computer from a USB dock is a USB type C dock with power delivery capability connected to a USB type C port on a suitable laptop. The X1 Yoga does not have USB type C, so the only dock that can power the X1 Yoga is the OneLink+ Dock. You will need to connect a power adapter as well as the USB 3.0 dock if you wish to power the X1 Yoga.

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Hi,I'm using a ThinkPad X1 Yoga 3rd generation in conjunction with a ThikPad USB 3.0 Dock (DU9019D1).  Since about two weeks the Notebook refuses to connect properly to the Dock about 90% of the time. When connected to the dock the screen turns on and off repeatingly until I remove the dock. The screens attached to the dock do not show any connected source. All other features of the dock work as intended. Updating my drivers didn't turned out to have any effect. Furthermore I am using a seccond DU9019D1 Dock which shows the same behavior. The ThinkPad is running the latest Windows 10 build. Doese anyone here have an idea on how to fix this issue?   

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Hello, I have a Lenovo Yoga 3-1470 64-bit, which was originally windows 8. After updating to windows 10, the audio (Conexant HD Audio) starts to have some problems, such as the need to keep restarting my laptop to get the audio back. Recently it has gotten worse, hence I decided to uninstall the Conexant HD Audio driver from my device manager, with the hope that I can reinstall the updated windows 10 Conexant HD Audio driver. But after uninstalling, I found out that I cannot reinstall it back. The device driver installation wizard will only install for 2 - 3%, then a messagebox ERROR will appear stating that "Driver Installation Failed: Could not find the device for this driver." I have tried installing windows 8 and 10 versions of the Conexant HD Audio Drivers, but they do not work. Currently, my audio isn't working anymore. Can anyone help me, Thank you very much.   

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Is there any official and correct information about supported multi-monitor configurations with new Thinkpads? I'm trying to get Thinkpad P70 with M3000M + Workstation Dock (with 230W) to display different images on two external 4K monitors (Dell P2715Q), and so far without any success. Using DisplayPort 1.2 cables, no MST. Windows 10. All works fine if I'm only connecting one monitor. Laptop screen and the monitor happily get to 4K resolution @ 60Hz. However, as soon as I connect the other monitor, one of the monitors switches to 1920x1080, and 4K resolution isn't available to choose for that monitor. If resolution is set [email protected] both monitors work, but I want 60.  Tried everything. Switching between Discrete & Hybrid in BIOS, clean Windows 10 install (on a separate drive), different cables etc. Same result.  Looking for explanations, went to nVidia Control Panel,  and it reports that BOTH monitors are hooked up to the same DisplayPort (attached)?! Can P70 drive two external 4K monitors @ 60Hz at all?    
























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A:Thinkpad P70 + dock and 2 * 4K external monitors @...

Did p600 wrote:Is there any official and correct information about supported multi-monitor configurations with new Thinkpads? I'm trying to get Thinkpad P70 with M3000M + Workstation Dock (with 230W) to display different images on two external 4K monitors (Dell P2715Q), and so far without any success. Using DisplayPort 1.2 cables, no MST. Windows 10. All works fine if I'm only connecting one monitor. Laptop screen and the monitor happily get to 4K resolution @ 60Hz. However, as soon as I connect the other monitor, one of the monitors switches to 1920x1080, and 4K resolution isn't available to choose for that monitor. If resolution is set [email protected] both monitors work, but I want 60.  Tried everything. Switching between Discrete & Hybrid in BIOS, clean Windows 10 install (on a separate drive), different cables etc. Same result.  Looking for explanations, went to nVidia Control Panel,  and it reports that BOTH monitors are hooked up to the same DisplayPort (attached)?! Can P70 drive two external 4K monitors @ 60Hz at all?    Did you get any feedback regarding this?

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We have standardized our deployments to ThinkPad X1 Yogas, and in many case including this one, they are the second generation model. Because of the performance, we use the Thunderbolt 3 Dock, purchased directly through Lenovo. This setup is not unfamilar to use as we have deployed over 40 workstations in the same configuration. This morning, our team received a call stating that an end-users monitors weren't working. Upon reviewing, we found that the dock wasn't being recognized by the laptop, although the connection was there because it was charging the laptop. We went through the normal "rinse and repeat" steps of ensuring that the thunderbolt cable was connected to the correct ports on both the dock and the laptop, removing the connection, removing the power, rebooting the computer, reintroducing the dock, etc., but to no avail. We remove the dock from known devices hoping that it would spark it to recognize a new device, but it didn't. We removed the Thunderbolt Software completely, reinstalling it, and then reconnecting the device, and still, nothing. Our devices are set to automatically install critical and security updates both through Lenovo Vantage and Windows Updates, but, the only change made between the time it was working and the time it stopped working wasn't relative to the dock. To be sure, we rolled back the updates, then rolled back farther, but it still didn't resolve the issue. We then followed through with installing all Windows and Lenovo updates: ... Read more

A:ThinkPad X1 Yoga 2nd Gen & Thunderbolt 3 Dock Not Connecting

Hi scsh4, You didn't mention dock firmware. There was a recent update with quite a few fixes and changes. Note the install instructions, it's not the usual:
https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/DS506115

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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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I've purchased the Lenovo 520 Yoga, and I need to have a docking station for it. The shop where I bought it recommended the Thinkpad USB-C Dock and said it was compatibale, but I can't get the laptop to recognize the dock.I've installed the drivers as instructed, and I've gone through the troubleshooting guide. I can't find anywhere that this laptop is compatible with the dock, so I want to ask if anyone else is using this combination. And if not, do you know of any other docking stations that are compatible with the 520? This is a problem, as my job requires me to use a docking station to work efficiently, and a lack of docking possibilites really makes the laptop worthless. Any tips, suggestions and experiences are useful! Best regards,Morten, Norway.

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Everything connected to the dock station seems to work fine except for the external video, which is just not showing up. Used to work great under Win 8.1 but decided to upgrade to Win10 yesterday... ugh. I tried updating to the latest DisplayLink software/drivers and the tray icon says "No DisplayLink Devices Detected". Anyone have any tips?

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I current own an x1 carbon gen2 wqhd touchscreen device and two thinkpad onelink pro docks to facilitate quick desktop environment docking in two different locations. I'm looking at upgrading to the new x1 yoga 2nd [ or 1st ] generation wqhd touchscreen replacement solutions. Looking at one of the video reviews it seems like the docking port on them is not the appx inch wide connector a onlink pro dock has on the end of its cable. Does the x1 yoga 2nd [ and 1st ] generation device work with thinkpad onelink pro dock?

A:does x1 yoga 2nd [ & 1st ] gen work with thinkpad onelink pro dock

Hi myusrn,Warm Greetings & welcome to Lenovo Community, happy to have you here.
 
ThinkPad OneLink Pro Dock is not compatible with ThinkPad X1 Yoga 2nd gen as Onelink+ connector is missing. 
I hope the above information helped you.
Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
 
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I have recently purchased both of the subject items.  I was informed via chat channels with Lenovo that the graphics dock would work with the X1 Yoga 3rd Gen.  However, upon connection, my Yoga recognizes that a Thunderbolt device has been connected but it does not recognize that a graphics card or USB ports exist.  Thus, my mouse, keyboard, and monitor do not work while connected to graphics dock.  I have downloaded and installed the drivers for the graphics dock but the result is still the same.  Does the graphics dock really work with the X1 Yoga 3rd Gen?  If so, is there a BIOS setting I must address to make this configuration work?

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I could not connect via Ethernet using the TPY (Win 8.1) and Onelink Dock (basic).  With all updated software, the TPY kept trying to connect to the USB3-ethernet in the Dock but could not start the hardware. I received a USB device not recognized which cycled during a session and seemed to screw up other parts of the system. Thinking it was a driver issue I uninstalled all the ASIX drivers and removed all the driver packages associated with the ASIX AX88179 and AX88178 controller   (see:  http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc730875.aspx  ). Then ran Windows update which downloaded yet another ASIX package. I downloaded both the Win 7 and Win 8 driver packages from ASIX, unzipped and looked these over.  I modified the *.inf files and deleted all the non-english segments with asian or Russian characters at the end of the file leaving only the English segment and saved these on the C: drive.  (http://www.asix.com.tw/download.php?sub=driverdetail&PItemID=131) I reloaded the OneLink drivers from Lenovo.  Ethernet not recognized.From Device Manager,  I tried to update the Ethernet controller driver to the new downloaded, modified Win 8 driver and received the message that the driver was the current driver so it would not update. Instead, I had DM browse for the Windows 7 driver, and loaded that.  Ethernet not recognized. Then I had DM browse for the modified Windows 8 driver.  Thi... Read more

A:One Onelink dock Thinkpad Yoga problem solved.

Wow, glad that you found a solution! Hope you donīt mind if I ask a few questions, just so that I understand better what to do? 1. Would you mind providing a little more info on what you exaclty removed in the Win 8 .inf driver file from Asix? 2. When you mention īDM loaded the modified driverī, I take it you mean the modified Asix inf driver, not the one you downloaded from Lenovo?3. In your estimation, is the USD2 dongle step required?thanks again.cheers,Olof

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The One Link Pro dock intermittently drops off then is immediately redected by windows and installed.  I am running Windows 10 and drivers and firmware for the One Link, the intel on the machine and for windows have been updated.  No effect.  I have two monitors and a keyboard connected to the Onelink, that is all.  When the OneLink dropps off the video on the monitors stays with no issues, but the audio and the internet connection are reset and come back after Windows detects the dock again.

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After updating Onelink Pro Dock to firmware version 2.30.000, system boot is no longer possible with closed lid.Opening lid after starting boot doesn't help, only way out seems to be an emergency power off.Booting system with open lid works fine, even when closing lid before logon.System is Thinkpad Yoga 15 running Windows 10 Pro.Thinkpad Onelink Pro Dock driver is 1.08.36Setting Boot Time Extension in BIOS doesn't help anyProblem didn't show up before firmware update.Any suggestions?

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In the last month I purchased a Thinkpad X1 Yoga 2G and the Thuderbolt USB C dock. Since the USB C cable that comes with the dock is too short to allow the dock on the right and laptop on the left (in laptop mode), I put the notebook in tent mode and all works fine---except... Everytime I power up from hibernate it starts beeping about once a second and does not stop. I have to disconnect from the dock, flip it to laptop mode (this is where the beeping stops), return it to tent mode, and then plug the dock back in. It seems that Lenovo, like everybody else, is rushing things to market with plans to fix bugs later (maybe). Any thoughts I how to stop the beeping?  The first time it happened I closed all the apps to reboot and it still was beeping. Thanks.

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Hello everyone,  I would like to connect 3 external monitors to Yoga 260. I found out that conection of 3 external displays is feasible. It is associated with turning off the native LCD, whcich is OK for me. I would like to use ThinkPad OneLink+ Dock (40A40090XX). The docking station has 2 DP and 1 VGA. The issue is I'd rather use 2 DP from docking station and one DP which is on board Yoga instead of VGA. Is such configuration possible? I would like to figure it out before I will buy the station. I've found document: https://support.lenovo.com/uu/en/documents/pd029622 , but there is nothing on using docking stations' DP and native DP in one configuration, simultaneously. Whether it is because on board DP will be disabled? The alternative is MST (eg. http://www.club-3d.com/index.php/products/reader.en/product/multi-stream-transport-mst-hub.html). Both devices are at a comparable price, and if I had confidence that the docking station will work with onboard DP simultaneously, I would choose it.  Thank you in advance, best regardsM

A:Yoga 260 + ThinkPad OneLink+ Dock = 3 working Disp...

Since no one has replied, I would like close this discussion.  Still someone might benefit for the information, that: - I have purchased and tested ThinkPad OneLink+ Dock- it works with 3 external monitors using 2 DP from docking station and one mini-DP from Yoga itself- working configuration is as follows: 2 displays are connected to OneLink+ Dock with one active DP to DVI converter, one passive DP to DVI converter and the last one (Yogas? port) with active mini-DP to DVI converter- I didn?t try to use for example 2 or 3 passive DP to DVI converters (but I guess that 2 should do the job, but 3 will probably won?t work)- when OneLink+ Dock is attached, the HDMI port in Yoga is not working! (the information one can also find in BIOS, but no materials on-line) Best regards,Maciej

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