|Lenova or Lenovo ? |
Lenovo has very good support.
You should be able to find the User's or Owner's manual for your laptop easily on their web site.
If not, tell us what specific model it is - that's on it's label. and may also be shown on it's bios Setup screens.
You can buy inexpensive USB to RS232 (Serial port) adapters (they have circuitry between the connectors).
"...how do I setup the laptop to receive the data in a file like notepad? "
What data - what type of file ?