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Hybrid USB-C Docking station wont turn on laptop from button

2020-11-21, 14:57 PM



I have a P15 Gen 1 Type 20ST connected to a Hybrid USB-C docking station (40AF013-5UK). Everything is connected and works, except one thing.


If the laptop lid is closed, pressing the button on the docking station wont start the laptop up.


I've updated the firmware on the dock to the latest, and the laptop doesn't need any BIOS updates.


The only way I can wake it, is to open the lid, start it from the laptop power button and then shut the lid - which is a bit frustrating as is tucked under my monitor stand.


Can anyone advise what I need to do to get this working?





P70, Windows 10 Pro, Xeon E3-1505M, 64Gb, 2x 512Gb SSD, DBT Development Ltd

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Re:Hybrid USB-C Docking station wont turn on laptop from button

2020-11-21, 20:37 PM

I had the same problem with my T14 Gen1.

On top of that, my external monitor would not connect at its maximum resolution and fps.

After Lenovo support spent weeks seeking a solution, they rolled back my Windows 10 from version 2004 to version 1909 of year 2019 and everything works as it should.

It is a problem of Windows 10, version 2004.

It seems they have not solved this incompatibility yet.

Which OS version are you having the problem on?

You could try jumping to 20H2 in case it solves your problem before you roll back to 1909.

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