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zakaK
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Security (kensington) slot for THINKPAD X1 CARBON (5TH GEN) or THINKPAD X1 YOGA (2ND GEN)?

Hello,

 

I am looking for a laptop which can be securely attached/locked (so that I can let it during the night in the office).

 

Could you please tell me if the following laptops have a security slot (Kensington or similar) to attach it somewhere?

THINKPAD X1 CARBON (5TH GEN)

THINKPAD X1 YOGA (2ND GEN)

 

I do not find it described in the specifications, but from the available pictures, it seems that they have some kind of security slot.

 

Thanks!

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Re: Security (kensington) slot for THINKPAD X1 CARBON (5TH GEN) or THINKPAD X1 YOGA (2ND GEN)?

Hello and welcome,

 

The user's guides can help with that.  Have a look at the right side views.

 

https://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/x1_carbon_5th_ug_en.pdf

 

https://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/x1_yoga_ug_en.pdf

 

Z.,


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Re: Security (kensington) slot for THINKPAD X1 CARBON (5TH GEN) or THINKPAD X1 YOGA (2ND GEN)?

Many people use Kensington locks.  When I worked in a big office, I used one myself.  I still removed the lock and locked the laptop in my desk and out of sight, after I watched these videos:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eERm6AzwUpA

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-zBeotJR4g

 

 


Rich


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zakaK
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Re: Security (kensington) slot for THINKPAD X1 CARBON (5TH GEN) or THINKPAD X1 YOGA (2ND GEN)?

Thanks a lot fot the information!
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Re: Security (kensington) slot for THINKPAD X1 CARBON (5TH GEN) or THINKPAD X1 YOGA (2ND GEN)?

Great, thanks! I confirm to anybody having the same doubt that both laptops do have a security slot.

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Re: Security (kensington) slot for THINKPAD X1 CARBON (5TH GEN) or THINKPAD X1 YOGA (2ND GEN)?

See Richk comments and youtube video x 2.

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