I am looking for options for a docking station for this device. It looks like the HP Ultraslim Docking Station described at this link would be compatible, but it talks about HP Elitebook and not specifically for HP Envy models: http://store.hp.com/us/en/pdp/business-solutions/hp-2013-ultraslim-docking-station-d9y32ut-aba
Hi, The Envy x360 does not have docking port therefore any USB port replicator can do. Now you need to check your requirements, not for your x360 but how many devices you wish to connect (for example you want to connect two more monitors, external speakers ...) this will help you to make decision which one to buy. Regards.4 more replies
What Universal Docking Station do you recommend for my Spectre x360 13-4005dx? On the HP Store under Universal Docking Stations there are 4 to choose from. 2 that are Targus brand and 2 that are Belkin brand. I am aware there is not a docking port on my Spectre x360, but that the Universal Docking Stations are connected to the PC via USB 3.0. Thanks!
Any of those should work well for you; it comes down to the options and your personal preferences. Try the one that looks like it will best meet your needs.
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I am trying to figure out what docking station will fit my HP ENVY x360 15t Touchscreen 2-in-1 Laptop.http://www.costco.com/HP-ENVY-x360-15t-Touchscreen-2-in-1-Laptop---Intel-Core-i7---1080p-.product.10... I havent been able to find decriptions on which docking stations are compatible. Thanks is advance!More replies
I am wondering which docking station is compatible with the HP Envy 13-d008na. I can't find this information from this site. Is that because it's not compatible with any, or is the answer just well hidden? Thanks in advance for help!
Hi, HP ENVY 13-d008na does NOT have docking port therefore no docking station. You can only use USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 Port replicator such as: http://store.hp.com/us/en/mdp/accessories-88342--1/docking-stations-142510--1 Note: please select the one using USB only. Regards1 more replies
I have a Latitude E7740 that runs Ubuntu Xenial (16.04). I dock it to a "Dell EURO2 Advanced E-port II" docking station.
If I boot it in the docking station, everything works fine, and I find all my two DVI-connected monitors.
However, if I undock, then put it into the dock again while running, it fails to enable the screens. I'm using a script called autorandr for switching between display modes - it uses xrandr. It tries to run:
xrandr --output DP1-1 --gamma 1.0:1.0:1.0 --mode 1920x1200 --panning 0x0 --pos 0x0 --rate 59.95 --reflect normal --rotate normal --output DP1-2 --gamma 1.0:1.0:1.0 --mode 1920x1200 --panning 0x0 --pos 1920x0 --rate 59.95 --reflect normal --rotate normal
But the X server responds with:
X Error of failed request: BadMatch (invalid parameter attributes) Major opcode of failed request: 140 (RANDR) Minor opcode of failed request: 21 (RRSetCrtcConfig) Serial number of failed request: 48 Current serial number in output stream: 48
Running this exact command after booting in the dock is doing the right thing, but after undocking then docking, it doesn't work.
Any ideas here? I have updated to the latest BIOS version.
Problem also reported in launchpad with lot's of debug info, here:
Autorandr script is here: github.com/.../
I have a Dell D620. When i connect to my docking station. I can not access my my wireless, air card or lan connection.
I have plenty of these docks in my company, and have had a few god bad. That would explain the LAN net working, but your wireless and air card shouldn't be affected in any way. Are you saying that if you are connected to your network by wireless, and you dock your laptop...then connection drops and the card disables?3 more replies
HI there - I currently use a HP 840G1 model laptop at my workpace, with a Hp 2013 Ultraslim docking station. I have a docking station at home and work, and would like to find a laptop for personal use that can also be docked on this docking station - can anyone tell me what laptops I should be looking at? Thanks AnnaMore replies
I put my (new) Elitebook 8460p into a (new) HP 90W Docking Station. The docking station does not have a lock. I turned the laptop off but it won't eject from the docking station. The eject button only goes down about 1/8". Does anyone know of a way to release the laptop when the docking station eject button does not work?
I too am having the same issue. Is there a solution to this? I'm ready to yank the laptop out of the docking station...5 more replies
Hi, Any one can please advise the suitable model of Docking station for HP ZBook Studio G3 Mobile Workstation.And I have docking station with sl no- CNU302Z0V6 , PRODUCT ID- A7E32UT#ABA . Can I use the same docking station for the HP ZBook Studio G3 Mobile Workstation ? if not please clarify the reason for that . Urgent reply shall be highly appreciated. regardsSankarMore replies
I could use a little help solving this problem. I purchased a removable hard drive that I patitioned to save my master hard drive image with Norton Ghost. Well I now have the image on what I will call the G: drive and removed the IDE ribbon from the master hard drive and pluged into the removable hard drive hoping it would boot and this would be all over but when I boot I get a message NTLDR is missing. Am I missing something here?
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks in advance,
I had posted a question about a docking station and posted to XP/2000 forum.............wrong forum sorry.
please accept my apology,
I'm looking for a CD player / docking station - all in one. Tired of having all these gadgets. Does anyone make such a thing?
Hi and welcome to TSG?
Are you talking about a docking station for an iPhone/iPod or some other brand and model of device?
FWiW, here is a link to an Clock Radio/CD Player Dock for iPod/iPhone:
Gibt es eine Dockigstation zu diesem Modell wenn ja welches modell
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HD Docking station
I bought an external HD recently & transferred from my PC's HD a 50GB backup file but, when I tried to see the stored file it did not work & had to return it.
I would like some advise on the item below, if anyone is using it.
If I put a HD in it can I transfer files from my PC to it?
Generic USB2.0&E-SATA To 2.5"/3.5" SATA Multi-Function HDD Docking Station All In One Card Reader
File Transfer - Help Wanted
It will be from the old computer running Windows XP to a new computer running Windows 7.
The old computer has files which I have accumulated over a number of years, it is a mixture of those used rarely, used frequently and junk.
The chances are some of the files will never be used again, but they just might be wanted at some future date. I am therefore reluctant to scrap anything. Neither do I want to put a lot of possibly unnecessary files on the new computer.
I need to be able to search the old hard drive and recover a file if it is wanted.
The old computer is about 9 years old and is slow and may not be worth upgrading.
I now have two computers and one monitor and I am not sure what would be the best route.
I have not used a Docking Station before but thought this could be a possibility, on Amazon I found:
DUAL 2.5"/3.5" IDE SATA HDD HARD DRIVE DOCK DOCKING STATION IDE SATA eSATA USB ALL IN 1
Any ideas would be a big help. Thanks.
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Using a T430 and trying to get 2 monitors to work. I can get them to mirror but not able to extend my desktop to both.Was wondering if a docking station woud do the trick . Plus im running Redhat open client so not sure if there are any copatibilty dependancies. Please suggestMore replies
I purchased a refurb'd IBM THINKPAD 570. It has the docking station. I have never worked with a laptop before and do not know anything about them. My question is: If I am not using the CD/DVD, or floppy, what, if any, are the advantages to keeping it docked? If I play music in the Windows Media Player, does the docking station improve the sound quality?
...the docking station is just there so you don't have to screw around with cables every time you get into work. They don't improve anything except time management.
Is there a docking station compatible with the 450 G2 that anyone is aware of?
Hi, It does not have docking port therfore any USB port replicator will do. There are many USB 3.0 port replicators around, depending on how do you want to use the dock, the following one would be more suitable for your machine: http://www8.hp.com/us/en/products/oas/product-detail.html?oid=5278439 Regards.1 more replies
Hi does anyone know of a usb 3.0 docking station for 3.5" and 2.5" sata drives that runs off the usb power? ie no power supply thanks.
I would think that 3.5" drives would require more power than USB could provide. I don't recall seeing many of those. 2.5" laptop drives should be okay with just USB power.3 more replies
I'm looking for a relatively inexpensive docking station for my dell 1420 laptop and didn't have a clue where to start. Well, I did start looking but everything I found was well over $100 dollars so I chose to ask the forums where everyone knows about computers.
I want it to be able to hook me into my 17in lcd, printer, mouse, keyboard, ethernet (internet), and power.
Thanks! I look forward to your suggestions.
Can anyone even point me in a direction?2 more replies
I just installed Windows XP Pro on a laptop here at work that we just bought. Everything went smooth execpt when I plug the network cable directly into the laptop I can not go on the internet, it goes to the classic "This Page Cannot Be Displayed" page. When I plug the network cable into the docking staion and then put the computer on the docking station it goes on the internet with no problems. Let me also say that when the network cable is plugged directly into the laptop it can goes anywhere on the network fine. I've even pinged computers in our New York City location with no problems. Lastly I took the computer home last night and pluged it directly into my DSL router and it when on line with no problems. I'm puzzled please help?
Purchased a Winstars Docking Station at Maplin today (see link below for product details).
The box says XP, Vista and W7. A techy at Maplin assured me that it was a "bog-standard" USB hub and that it would work with no problems with W8.1 (and it is a W8.1 computer that I want to use it with).
No, it does not work with W8.1 (see Screenshot attached for error message)
There is nothing wrong with the unit itself. Tested on other computers (XP, Vista, W7) - installs automatically, visible in Explorer, visible in Disk Management, works with all types of disk media. Perfect - except that it does not work with W8.1.
I have updated the Driver. Rebooted. Tried different USB ports. Same error message.
Before I take it back to Maplin does anyone perhaps have a solution.....
Product Info Link : http://www.win-star.com/eshop/goods.php?id=81
the requirements description says
Windows 98/98SE/ME/2000/XP/ VISTA and MAC OS 9.X, or higher
what does the Maplin site say ?
I need to find a compatible docking station for my notebook. Any suggestions? Thanks
Yes HP no longer makes true "docking stations" for its consumer laptops. A docking station is a snap-down platform that provides power to the laptop and replicates ports and allows for expansion such as additional hard drives, etc. Best you can do is to use a USB 3.0 "port replicator" many of which come with video and all the ports you could want but do not power the laptop. You still need to connect an AC adapter directly to the laptop to use the port replicator. There are lots of these on the market. HP makes one and others do, too. Post back if you need any help. Expect to pay around $100 +/- for one with video. https://www.amazon.com/HP-3005PR-USB-Port-Replicator/dp/B008KMDVPQ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1475009377... If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it.1 more replies
I'm thinking about getting a docking station for my laptop, but I'm running into some confusions. First off, I don't know if my laptop is a ZBook 15 or a ZBook 15 G2. I think it's a ZBook 15 because it says "HP ZBook 15" on the bottom without the "G2" suffix. Also, it was issued to me by my university in August 2014, a month before the ZBook 15 G2 was announced. So unless my university was able to get early access to the G2's, it must just be a ZBook 15. Second, I don't know which docking stations are compatible with the ZBook 15. And I don't know what the merits of each of these docking station models are. I use a second monitor a lot with my laptop, which connects by VGA. So that's one thing I'd want the docking station to be able to support. Other than that I'd just want a bunch of USB ports, an audio port, and other stuff that I think is standard for a docking station. So, what advice can you give me?More replies
I bought hp envy m7 notebook. It is not compatible with connector for my docking station, HP xb3000 notebook expansion base. Is there an adapter for the expansion base to the Envy notebook? Is there a docking station for the HP Envy notebook?Thank you,Bryan
Hi, The Envy m7 notebook does not have docking port therefore you have to use USB docking port. There are many USB docking ports around such as: http://www.amazon.com/HP-Replicator-Docking-H1L08AA-ABA/dp/B008KMDVME (HP store says there are 11 products but the site is down, you can wat to get a full list http://store.hp.com/us/en/mdp/accessories Regards.3 more replies
Hello all. Please help! I have a Dell inspiron 700m running WinXP connected to a Belkin F5U216 docking port, VGA pass through to a full size monitor, full size USB keyboard. The serial and parallel ports on the docking station do not work. If I go to device manager there is an error , failed to load, whatever you call it next to USB-serial controller. I don't know if it has anything to do with the docking station but I tried re-installing the driver for it to no avail. The Belkin tech support people haven't been of any help. Does anyone have any ideas about this. Much appreciated.
Running a new HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G3 with Windows 10 64bit. I do not get any audio when connecting external spealers to the dock. If i connect directly into the jack on the laptop the external play audio fine. I have uninstalled and reinstalled the drivers numerous times.More replies
I bought an extra docking station for my EliteBook 745 G3. It was advertised as a D9Y32AA but is really a D9Y32UT. Googled it and most are saying it's the same but one difference I see is that the AC adapter plugin has a larger plugin to the dock than the one I got with the computer. Didn't see that mentioned elsewhere. Is it ok to use the dock with the different plugin?More replies
Just got docking station, D9Y32AA, "2013 UltraSlim Docking Station". Connecting computer seemed to be straightforward and simple enough. Just wondering if there are any hidden capabilities inherent in the device that I might exploit. I am not considered a "power user" though I do use most of the MS Office Apps to include PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel and Word. Also, will turning off the power at the Docking Station keep the computer's internal battery from charging? Is there danger in the battery being damaged by staying connected to the docking station power too long? Thanks for your thoughts, CWMore replies
I need a docking station for my HP probook 6450b (90 W). What's the model of docking station for me?The user guide I downloaded doesn't say anything about this.Thank you. Andrea
Dear Customer, Below is the details:Product Number : VB041AA Description : HP 90W DOCKING STATIONSpare Part-688169-001 You can order the part from HP parts store using the link below. Or purchase the part from any computer store. Link: http://hp.care/2eyb3Bh or http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-how-to-buy.html Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee1 more replies
Is there a compatible (preferably tested) docking station for the Yoga 13?Also, what is the maximum resolution the video card will drive on an external monitor? Will it do WQHD (2560x1440)?Thanks
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no replies...So does that mean there isn't one?that is a bit of a downer.Also, with regards to the max. resolution, surely that is a much more important feature to document on a laptop's specifications page, unlike rubbish like "onekey recovery", or the fact that it comes preloaded with a lot of bloatware like Accuweather.I assume that the lack of a display port will limit the direct connection to HDMI's maximum resolution of 1920x1200.Thus, the question about docking stations (or other USB 3 gadgets) that can support a larger resolution.9 more replies
The network card (Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet) on the docking station for my Z60m went out (does not show link at all, always shows unplugged). I tried removing/reinstalling with the most recent driver, but no luck. Is there any way to active the internal NIC while plugged into the docking station? That would at least give me a work around, although slightly inconvienant. Thanks.More replies
Searched site for info on HD docking station. No threads answered my questions.
Even though I received some wonderful help from some of you recently, I couldn't get rid of a virus on an older computer. I've decided to buy an HD docking station and hopefully transfer some of my needed and wanted files to another HD. This HD is brand new with nothing on it. Will I be able to transfer files to it if it doesn't have an operating system?
I'm definitely not going to do a mass transfer, I'll pick and chose .jpgs, videos and documents. No .exe programs what-so-ever.
Will this way be safe to keep the pesky virus on the old PC? Once I have everything I want off the old PC, I'll give it a complete restore with the original Windows.
I'd appreciate any help.
Do you remember the name of the virus and where it was...
What is or was the name of the Anti-virus on the computer that has the virus.
Do you have malwarebytes if not I would download it on the old system and run a full scan as it can pick up and delete virus's that others miss, here is the link and chose the free version..
Malwarebytes : Free anti-malware, anti-virus and spyware removal download
Try and get rid of the virus this way and then transfer the items you want...
I have just purchased a new computer with Windows 7. I use a REX 6000 PDA which I was able to install the software for desktop, etc. However, I am unable to connect my Usb docking station. W7 will not recognize it. Suggestions?
If you are running Win 7 Pro or Ultimate, you can try downloading and installing XP Mode and see if the USB drivers for it work within XP Mode.
How old is your Rex? I had a Rex Pro around 1996 or so. Mine was so old that it synced via a serial cable, not USB. Neat little gadget but newer PDAs and smartphones I've used since then are far more capable.
just purchased an elitebook and all seemed fine until I put it in an HP ultraslim dock 2013 station and I cannot get the screens to come up. The computer starts initially showing the Windows startup on the screen and then screens fade to black. I have tried pressing thef fn key along with the F4 key that doesn't seem to help. I have used the same docking station with another computer and it works fine which leads me to believe the docking station is not the issue. Would appreciate anybody's insight if they experienced a similar problem and would more than welcome any suggestion relative to a solution. Thanks
Did you verify that docking station works for that laptop? Just because it fits doesn't mean it will work.1 more replies
tried acer ezdoc did not work!More replies
Is there a docking station that i can use with this laptop?
Hi, It does not have docking port therefore normal USB "dock" can do: http://store.hp.com/us/en/mdp/accessories-88342--1/docking-stations-142510--1 Please select the one with USB 3.0 and Dual display (or DisplayLink cerfified). You may use those options later. Regards.1 more replies
Upon a re-boot today, my ibm t41 wouldn't re-boot while it was in the docking station. It goes to the IBM splash screen and them hangs (won't go into the bios either). Out of the docking station, everything is fine. It was in the docking station when i initially tried to re-boot. Any suggestions...lenovo support is little help beyond buy a new docking station and see what happens.
Thanks for any suggestions
Update the system BIOS to the latest version?
Disconnect everything possible from the dock in case it is something of the devices that is bad.
Hi, It does not appear there is a docking station for the HP Pavilion x2 12" Detachable 2in1 laptop.What are the alternatives for a docking station such that I can hook up my laptop to a monitor/tv, full size keyboard/mouse, etc. Also, aside from the HP Active Pen, what other digital pen/stylus are compatible with the Pavilion x2 12? ThanksMore replies
Forgive me if this is in the wrong thread but I have a problem.
MY Advent Monza N2 running a 64-bit version of Windows 8 Pro is connected to a Plugable Technologies DisplayLink certified laptop docking station which in turn is connected via VGA lead to a Logik L22FED12 1080p HDTV. I cannot get my laptop to switch to the 1920x1080 resolution required for full screen viewing. At the moment my screen resolution is at 1440x900 (the highest available at the moment) and there is a 2-3 inch wide black square around the functioning OS.
Any ideas? I have tried forcing the resolution using PowerBar with no luck.
Hi there, I have a Thinkpad A31 - 2652 with Windows XP (SP3) and I would like to get a docking tray with the ability to have dual VGA monitors (both external monitors). I understand that the "ThinkPad T, A, and X Series Dock" has both a VGA and a DVI I/O ports. But, here are my questions, what kind of DVI is included with this dock? Would it be possible then to get a DVI - VGA adapter and attach a monitor to it so the diplay is extended to the second monitor, not just replicated in the second monitor? Thank you.
I have a T-30 XP Pro that I used a type 2878 Docking Station for a while. Yes, I put on a DVI adaptor and it looks like you can do 2 x AGP.1 more replies
We are running more than200 dell computers in our company. lately we purchased E7240 for some users but it looks like the AC adapter does not work with the Dell E-Port docking station we have and that cause the USB hubs not to function at all.
currently the workaround is to plug the AC adapter to the laptop instead of the docking station. is there anyone who had the same problem ? can give more information ?
our BIOS is updated to the latest version. also a message comes up when the ac adapter connected to the docking station before the windows boot up saying the ac adapter won't charge :()
Appreciate your help.
I’m sorry to hear that, thanks for the post though! I have not seen this issue reported by other E7240 users so I would like look into this for you. Could you clarify a few things:
Are all 200xE7240 systems are having exactly the same issue on dock or if the problem changes system to system?
Are all systems using the same model AC adapters / Batteries?
When USB fails, are both system and dock USB ports not functioning?
Have you been able to note the exact error message seen on the system pre OS?
The notebook itself and the power cord work fine. The base/keyboard was subject to water damage and stopped working. Is there an option to purchase a new base for this? If so... where?
Hi, I don't know where you are therefore all I can do : please look at the following manual, page 19: http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c03581901.pdf (a) Select the right one,(b) Contact HP store(s) in your country to order one or use part number to order elsewhere. Regards.1 more replies
I recently did a reboot of my Vista Home Premium operating system. Prior to the reboot I had what could be described as a docking station at the top of my desktop which would appear when the mouse was dragged over it. It had links to my windows mail/word processor/windows media player etc.
Does anyone know how to get that back or where to download it from as it was really helpful to have!?
The laptop which I have (Inspiron 1525) was purchased from dell.com.
I hope someone can help.
Thanks in advance.
I'm running Vista 64 bit but if 32 is the same, if you right click your desktop, then do Customize, there should be one for "change desktop icons" where you can select stuff like Documents to be on the desktop or not. See if your dock is in there.1 more replies
I see used docking stations for T61 for sale. Can't tell if they have additional fans or any other goodies? If my desktop (XP) fails, this laptop will take it's place. Montior , Keyboard, mouse and printer. Additinal USBs is the main reason. I remember some docking stations had fans to help cool the laptop?
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I'll throw in my two cents on this one. I have both the 2505 and 2504 docks. I much prefer the 2504's because they have a DVI video and a separate audio output that the 2505 doesn't, besides they both sell for about the same used. The DVI output allows a digital video signal that hooks up directly to a monitor with same or I use a DVI to HDMI cable to hook up to a HDMI port. I have speakers already hooked up to the audio and the mouse and keyboard hooked to the USB ports on the dock, and a dedicated, to the dock, power adapter. This allows me to plug in the laptop, power up and everthing boots up without even having to raise the laptop lid by setting up the video to go to the monitor screen. I have them set up in multiple locations so can move my laptop easily to areas where I want to use it for: music, internet, videos, etc. These docks are readily available and inexpensive. As far as heat both docks are designed to raise the laptop off the surface and have venting to allow air to go underneath the fan area as well as air vents in the upper corner where the fan is located. I am not sure how effective this is but it does seem to be a well thought out design so I am sure it does some good but probably not enough to prevent the well documented NVIDIA issue. I have both laps with the Intel gpu and NVIDIA and none have failed so far. I am running Windows 7 on... Read more4 more replies
I have dell LD630 and i recently installed win7 32bit enterprise on it. everytime i slap my laptop into dock it doesn't recongize the USB keyboard and mouse. it search and then install the on laptop everytime i put on the dock.
Sounds like the dock drivers you are using cannot be W7 compatible, that simple.
You'll need to check compatability and availability of driver updates with the maker.
My desktop speakers worked plugged into the Dell docking station using VISTA. Now, unless it's a total coincidence, when I installed Windows 7, the sound only comes through the laptop speakers --- unless I plug them directly into the laptop, then they work.
Dell Latitude D830 with Dell Doc that came with it.
Any known issues or ideas???
Probably just needs the correct driver installed for the dock.4 more replies
Hi,Is there a docking station available for spectrex2?I don't seem to find one.If not which usb docking station would you recommend for spectre 2?Thank you very much
Hi, The Quickspecs sheet suggests two USB docks (page #25): Regards.3 more replies
For some reason my CD-ROM doesn't want to work it seems like the drivers are installed but it gives an exclamation mark. I tried all sort of things like installing it and reinstalling it and I tried getting updates from Microsoft Updates. Also I tried getting it from Sony.com but it seems that since my notebook was made for XP it doesn't have any drivers for Vista. So I will have to find them myself somehow. I have Windows Vista Home Basic. My notebook is the Sony PCG-R505ESP. I really need help on this please since if I don't make my CD-ROM work then I can't install any programs that uses a CD.
I can say that Win XP and 2000 has no problem with the CD-ROM only Vista has this problem but it might actualy be the driver but I don't know.
On the device manager it says "This device cannot start. (Code 10)"
I also looked to see if there is any filters on the regedit but there wasn't any so that is strange.
This is the model of my CD-ROM
"Sony i.LINK CD-RW DVD-ROM Drive IEEE 1394 SBP2 Device"
Just to let you guys know that my notebook is a docking system so the CD-ROM is attached to the dock.
Everything else seems to work perfectly fine but just the CD-ROM doesn't work at all.
I do know that when I talked to someone they said it was just the driver is not the version that the CD-ROM normaly works on meaning I might have to put the driver that comes with XP. The driver on Vista might be newer than the XP one so it doesn't work right since normaly my notebook came with XP.
But my questions is where can I get the XP driver?
I am trying to find some info on a ThinkPad docking station - 02K8660 Type 2631. IBM only lists the 02K8662. I have a T23 and an X22 and am afraid to dock and boot for fear of frying one or both. Any ideas where I might find documentation on it, and what model ThinkPads it's compatable with?
Since it has become clear that I cannot trust the sales people at Dell, I will see if someone on this forum can recommend a docking station or port replicator that will work with the Inspiron 1525, XP Pro, SP3. The Dell folks had me order a Kensington SD 200V, with option for dual monitor. After hours of trying to make it work, the folks at Kensington told me that it is not compatible with XP SP3.
I would love it if I could find a docking station like my old IBM Thinkpad, where even the power for the laptop was taken care of at the docking station. Guess that's not possible with a Dell.
I do want to use an external monitor, speakers.
Any suggestions, even for somewhere else to search?
I am not seeing anything like that for your model.
With all the connections that are shown for your model
at the dell website,it's probably not needed.
You have connections to hook up an external monitor,
or even an HDTV by vga or HDMI.
I imagine you could connect speakers to one of the headphone
jacks,but might want to use a USB sound card instead to
keep the wires out of the way.
Sorry I couldn't find exactly what you were looking for.
I have an ibm 760e thinkpad with a docking station type 3545-001. I need to reload windows back onto the pc via the cd in docking station. please can anyone tell me how I get the cd to work in the docking station and where I might find the driver for it. if I put the correct driver in a config.sys file will that do the trick?
I'm pretty sure this will give you what you need.
Driver File Matrix
Just purchased a Thinkpad P50 and Thinkpad Ultra Docking Station before I head off to college in the Fall, and having the issue of the docking station not charging my laptop while it is running. If the laptop is closed down, it will charge the laptop as indicated by a little green light by the charging port, however as soon as I open the laptop and start doing anything, it will not charge anymore. The docking station is working fine otherwise, as indicated by an external monitor, keyboard, mouse, and hard drive all plugged into the docking station, not into the laptop. This is a brand new machine, I bought it and have had it for less than 10 days now. I spent alot of the morning on call with a Lenovo technician but couldn't resolve the issue; he recommended that I send the laptop back to them so they could replace/fix the motherboard.More replies
I'm desperately looking for a dock for my new Spectre, since it only provides USB-C. I've researched and learnt that the Spectre is not compatible with generic USB-C chargers, and only charges on HP USB-C chargers. Is there a compatible dock from HP in the works, or is there a third party one?More replies
am trying to find out if i have an issue with my laptop
Model: presario 1075
OEM Number: 261831-001
or my port replicator (docking station)
2904 port duplicator
when my laptop is pluged into the docking station display is not working all of the time.(not hooked up to an external monitor)
every thing else is working
how do i check the laptop port, or can a selftest be run on the docking station?
There is only one way (assuming you don't make the things) to test this.
Hook up the laptop to another one (or hook up someone elses laptop to yours) - there is no other way to test something like this.
I have a Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop running Vista Home premium
Intel Core Duo 2 CPU T8300 @ 2.4 gHz 4 gb RAM
all software updates are current.
I have a Kengsington Notebook expansion dock with Video #33367
About a month ago my computer started acting scary. I would come to the computer and it would be in what I assumed was "sleep" mode, I would push the power button and nothing would happen. I would hold down the power button trying to force a reboot and nothing. I disconnected eveything thing, unplugged it and re-plugged ... nothing. I unplugged everything again and in desperation took out the battery and put in back in and bingo it started up. I re-hooked everything and went on my merry way. Sometime later, bang it happens again. I tried the same corrections and they worked. The THIRD time this happend I left OFF the DOCKING STATION and it has not happened again.
Any ideas? Does Vista have docking station issues? Is this a lousy docking station? Does anyone recommend a good docking station. I really want a docking station.
I was wondering if anyone has had any experience using a Non-Toshiba supplied "docking station" on a Toshiba consumer grade "Satellite" laptop ?
I had purchased one of Toshiba's PA3575U-1PRP dynadock U Universal USB Docking Stations, but found the video performance so bad that I returned it. Even non-movie type applications, such as loading web pages, were excruciatingly slow, choppy and painful. And yes, my Toshiba laptop is up to the task being a late model with Dual Centrino Core 2 processor / 2-GB RAM / 7200RPM drive / 128-MB of shared video.
I see where both Belkin and Kennington offer similar units. (Note, on the NewEgg site the Kennsington model is also rated as being very poor in video response as well !!) There may be others ?
What has been your experience and your recommendation ??
Ideally, I want to be able to connect my Toshiba laptop with a single cable and not have to mess around screwing in the monitor cable, along with plugging in the PS2 plugs for the mouse and keyboard. Something you have to do if you simply rely on just a USB port extender.
I'll have my laptop in my docking station and then I'll undock it to use it somewhere else in my house and the last two times I did it I got this error message. It never happened before the last two times.....am I doing something that could hurt my machine?
Problem Undocking From Docking Station
You cannot eject your computer because the service 'VgaSave', which controls one of the devices in the docking station, does not support Plug and Play and cannot be stopped. Contact the manufacturer of the driver for an update.
I am wanting to get a good Laptop Docking Station that I can have at the house to easily plug my laptop in when I get home, so I can use it on my Vizio TV
I've been checking around, but can't find one with a good rating from CNET, and just wondering if anyone had any ideas.
My laptop is a Dell Inspiron 9300. Thanks
Just recently purchesed one of the All in 1 HDD Docking caddies from Ebay, but need some expert advice.
I am connecting a 200gb IDE HD which is being recognised as a removable disk, but not as a seperate HD.
Not sure if this is a driver issue but have installed everything on the disk.
To see the exact type of model I am using type: All in 1 HDD Docking - in google and its the first youtube result red front with a black body.
SEAGATE is the model of HD, 200gb IDE, power sounds when plugging in, therefore something is live.1 more replies
Has anyone tested some docking solution for Yoga 3 Pro? I need to connect one [email protected] monitor and one VGA (d-sub) projector, 4 USB 2.0 devices.(also LAN port and e-sata would be usefull for me, but not necessary) Is there some tested, goog working solution for this? And moreover one crazy questiuon: would be possible to use come wirelless option? wifi direct or bluetoth to conned usb devices and sound at least?Thx..More replies
I have Toshiba Tecra in a docking station but can't get the BenQ monitor attached to the docking station to display. The plug in monitor displays OK at boot-up but as soon as the PC is booted up the plug in monitor drops out (No signal mesage) and the Tochiba screen kicks in.
Any help out there on fixing this problem ?
I have a client that has a hp laptop and accompanying docking station. The usb ports on the docking station suddenly stopped working. I replaced the docking station with a brand new one, worked for about 2 weeks, then crapped out again. While in the docking station, the hp usb ports work fine, only the usb ports on the docking station are out of order.
JohnWill gave me a usb hack about a year ago, and I ran that, and while it then recognized the the 'new hardware', it stated I had to reboot; rebooted, and nothing showed up.
Any ideas? The hardware is not local, but if push comes to shove I can get the make and model of it.
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At my work, I have a laptop that is hooked to a docking station. I've only been here for a little while, so yesterday was the second time that I undocked it. The first time, I did not use a power cord when I undocked it. It worked fine when out of the station. I used a power cord the second time. Before I left work, I put it back in the docking station, and I left. This morning, the laptop wouldn't start (in the docking station). I removed it from the station and tried to start it without the station. It still wouldn't start. Finally, I used the power cord and it began charging and would also start. After a while, I tried putting it back in the docking station, but it still would not charge. So right now, I am undocked and charging with the power cord.
Can anyone help me with this?
also, everything else is in working order when plugged into the docking station. The mouse, keyboard, internet, and monitor work fine. The only problem is the charging.
I have two users who both Dell Latitude laptop computers. When they power up the computers, they are able to set their graphics to the desired level (1280x760). If they power up the computers while on a docking station they are able to set the graphics to a different level (1024X768) and this works fine.
The problem they have is if the machine is already powered on (1280x760) and the dock the system, the graphics on the external monitor will go to 800x600, totally disregarding what they had set the graphics for. They are able to change it back and it is fine again.
Why does this only occur when the machine is powered on already and they are trying to dock it? Is there some setting that needs to be changed?
I appreciate your help!!
Please advise quick response requested (ASAP)! Need to recover old hard drives from HP laptop, Dell desktop & Western Digital external drive. Must have IDE, SATA capabilities and reasonably priced. Would like to purchase a device that will allow me to transfer the old data to my new Windows 10 laptop with the cloud. Preferable so all my files can be stored in one location.More replies
I work from a home office and my company has now supplied me with a business laptop as I was using my personal laptop. I would like to get a docking station which would be able to dock a Toshiba Satellite Series 1130/1135 (personal computer) during non-office hours and then Toshiba Satellite Pro 4300 (smaller latpop) during business hours. Is there some type of universal docking station that would work with two different types of laptops? If yes, where would be the best place to buy one? I would have printer, internet, scanner and external hard drive hooked up to the docking station.
Thanks for your advise.
I don't think they even make docks for your Pro I couldn't find any at Toshiba's site.
I am curious if anyone has had experience with dell d/port docking stations (port replicators). I formerly used a dell inspiron 8600 with its corresponding docking station to connect to all my peripherals. I recently purchased a new Dell latitude d630, but didn't want to spend the extra money for a new docking station. The old one seems to work fine, even though dell doesn't say they are compatible. Does anyone know if there are any long-term detrimental effects to using a potentially incompatible docking station? Thanks in advance!
The only problem I can forsee is that the connector pins on the docking station might not match the computer. Most newer laptops use 2 alignment pins to ensure the piece stays in the dock. If you can't get a good connection or see flaky things happening while the laptop is docked, but not while it's out, get the matching docking station.
As an alternative, Kensington offers a USB based docking station. It's not a true dock, but a stationary connector for your peripherals.
My laptop pairs and works fine with a bluetooth speaker for audio when off the docking station. But at the office, on a docking station, the speaker does not work. It shows up in the bluetooth devices and pairs fine, but the audio only comes out the laptop. If I hook a speaker line from the speaker to the docking station, the speaker works. But I want it to work wirelessly. Is there some way to bypass this?More replies
Can say an HP use any docking station or replicator for any HP if all things (ie: vga vs hdmi or PS2 vs USB) are equal? I am buying a new laptop and trying to decide between two. I have both a replicator and a docking station. I looked them up but can't find specs on models they work on so I am thinking they are open as far as spec are right.
Are you looking them up on HP's website? I find it hard to believe that any HP docking station or replctr. will work with any HP laptop model. Check compatibility under HP
Working with a Dell Latitude E6410, upgraded to Windows 7, i5 processor, solid state drive. When running the computer on a docking station, it works perfect for 5-10 minutes. Goes though encryption software fine, boots Windows fine. Can log user in, load browsers, play audio through the docking station, etc etc. After a short while, it randomly goes into blue screen.. Error: "IRQL Not Less or Equal"..., and reboots. Replaced motherboard, problem still exists. Reformatted solid state drive and reloaded Win 7... still happens.
Keep in mind this is ONLY when plugged into the docking station. Also blue screens on other docking stations as well.
Any idea's on what this could be? I can't get the exact codes from the BSoD right now, but any insight on what to look for would be great.
Go to the Control Panel \ Administrative Tool \ Event Viewer and check the logs there for any errors that have occurred for the date and time of the BSOD. If you find the error in the logs you can copy and past the error here.
I'm wanting a docking station for my HP Envy laptop that will charge my laptop as well. Is there such a device? I recently purchase a Targus USB dock and it doesn't reconginise my monitor nor does it charge my laptop so I still have to take my charger in and out as well as my monitor. Very annoying. Doesn anyone have any suggestions?More replies
I have an home office and received a docking station for my laptop which I need help setting up since I have never done so before. I also need to network this computer to my home printer which is in another room in the house.
Hello Susan and welcome to TSG.
What laptop is it ? Please post the full details of the make and model, they will be on a label underneath.
When I plug my laptop into my docking station before I've booted the laptop will lock up. If I wait until it's booted it works fine. I'm using VGA and HDMI cables to the 2 monitors but playing around with configurations of the monitors doesn't seem to matter. It did work at one time but perhaps an update broke it. I've run the HP support tool to make sure I have the latest updates. Any ideas?More replies