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Windows 7: Lenovo W520 Docking Power Supply

14 May 2013   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
Lenovo W520 Docking Power Supply

At home, I am using a Docking station (ThinkPad Mini Dock Series 3) which has a different power demand than the W520. The docking station works properly but does NOT charge the laptop. So, I plugged in a spare charger-plug directly into the laptop but it will not charge. My logical guess is that the docking power plug is over-riding the laptop plug. Is there a way around this so that I won't lose power while working from home using the docking station?

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29 May 2013   #2

Windows 7 Professional 64bit

I was recommended to purchase 135Watt charger for the dock station. I received it last night and when I went to dock my laptop, I started smelling something burning. THe laptop won't boot up. The fingerprint reader, microphone and CapLok keys are lit but it will not boot.

My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Lenovo W520 Docking Power Supply

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