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P51 external monitors issues - mini displayport not recognized, only one on docking station

Q: P51 external monitors issues - mini displayport not recognized, only one on docking station

Having received a brand-new P51 directly from Lenovo, i am facing major issues attaching external monitors.Win10 image from factory, all windows updates, all driver updates as recommended by Lenovo companion. Manually reinstalled graphics drivers, driver update using windows does not detect newer ones. Latest BIOS (1.15). Upon suggestion of lenovo changed BIOS mode from hyprid to discrete.I have these two issues from day 1:When i attach a monitor using the right hand side mini displayport, it is not recognized. Monitor stays in stand-by, no sound played, nothing happens. Inserting the same cable into the port of a W540 (Win 8.1) monitor immediately wakes up and can be used up to its full resolution (3440x1440).inserting laptop into ultradock (230W) it only recognizes one attached monitor. BIOS password entry lock was not shown on external monitor when lid was closed, needed to enter "blind" and press enter, only upon windows boot the monitor (Lenovo 27") was recognized. i think after changing to discrete mode now it showed the lock symbol when starting with closed lid. but still no second monitor is recognized.This is the first thinkpad in my history where such basic things do not work at all.I noticed once i had Intel and Nvidia context menu items when presing right mouse botton on desktop screen, now i only have "Nvidia Control Panel" and "nView Desktop Manager" shown. Which may or may not be ok. Lenovo seems not to be able to help - they are quite anxious to get it solved, already exchanged once the motherboard and offered a second replace, but i did not do that a second time since i have the feeling i could repeat that several times without a better result.Does anyone have a clue what may cause this, where to look or what to change - or is it really about replacing the motherboard repetitive until it works?

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Preferred Solution: P51 external monitors issues - mini displayport not recognized, only one on docking station

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

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Unqiue situation here. Never thought upgrading my dual office monitors would result in so much grief! Office PC is a 3rd gen X1 Carbon Thinkpad. New monitors are the Dell P2319H.  After failing to both displays connected to an old Lenovo docking station they assumed that upgrading the docking station to the newer USB Gen 2 docking station would do the trick. But here's the problem, the dock's only connection to the laptop is USB-C. Which does not exist on this old Thinkpad laptop. I had a USB-C to USB-A cable on me and gave it a go. It powers the docks and all the accessories but of course not the 2 additional displays.  If I look up "recommended/compatible" docks for this laptop obviously this one is not listed. The new monitors only support HDMI, Displayport and VGA.  Any idea if this logic would work, USB-C to Mini Displayport cable (both male ends)? In my head it makes sense, but not sure if a single Mini Displayport port is capable of power 2 of these 1080p monitors. Otherwise my last option is to try something another dock.

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I have a brand new X1 Carbon 6th generation, in a Thinkpad Pro Docking Station (40AH0135US), and the display ports will not connect to my monitor (LG 32UD59-B). However, when using HDMI on the side of the computer, the monitor has no issue. Please tell me what I am doing wrong. Thanks in advance for your time.

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I work from home and all the equipment I have was provided by my company.  I have an HP ultra slim docking station which my HP laptop is connected to.  Also connected to the docking station is a mouse, keyboard, and two HP EliteDisplay E190i monitors.  Since hooking everything, I keep losing my screen.  What I mean by that is they keep going black and when they come back on, the screen distored and there is an error message at the bottom of the screen.  I can't recall the exact message because it disappears pretty quickly but it basically says that the graphics was lost.  I assume this has something to do with running three screens on the docking station (the laptop, and two monitors).  Is this right?  If so, how do I fix it?  I lose time everytime it happens becuase I usually have to reboot the system to get rid of the distortion.  Please note:  I have called my IT and they aren't too much help.  

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Hi i'm thinking of buying the T460 Can It drive three external monitors on hdmi @ 1920x1080 via a dock?

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Hi, I am trying to connect my T470s to two external monitors using a ThinkPad Docking (HDMI, DisplayPort, VGA, DVI-D, USB 2.0, USB 3.0, LAN/RJ45). One of the monitors is connected to the docking station through a VGA cable, the other monitor through an HDMI cable. I run on Windows 10 Pro. Both monitors are shown in the control panel. However, unfortunately only the monitor connected through the VGA cable displays. Once I disconnect this one, the HDMI suddenly displays. I want to have both monitors working at the same time.  Would anybody know how to do this? Many thanks,Sebastian

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Hello, I have a lenovo T560 with a basic docking station. I would like to use two external monitors (without the in-build laptop monitor). The docking station has a VGA output and the laptop a build in HDMI output. It works fine with laptop monitor + HDMI and laptop monitor + VGA through docking station but can't figure out how to disable the laptop monitor and use the two external ones simulatiously. Any ideas would be very welcomed. Thank you, Alex

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When I connect only one monitor through the HDMI port on the port replicator, it works fine. When I then add the 2nd monitor to the DVI port on the port replicator, the DVI connected monitor displays, the HDMI connected monitor shuts off - and...I can no longer even see the HDMI connected monitor in the display settings options. How do I make the HDMI & DVI connected monitors to work at the same time? Thx, Jim

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This is really strange, but when laptop is docked and headphones are unplugged from docking station I'll get a message from DTS Audio application that says "you just unplugged an audio device" and then both of my HP Compaq LA2206x monitors will go to sleep. The way to recover is remove laptop from docking station, open up to get display, then close and re-dock. My display adapters are AMD Radeon R7 M260X and Intel(R) HD Graphics 5500. My sound device is Realtek HD Audio. Is this an audio driver or display driver issue, or both? thanks.c

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Hi guys! I'm about to buy a 4337 docking station for my T400 (I figured out that it should work with it). So I was wondering is it possible to use two external monitors and the laptop's monitor at the same time by connecting the first external monitor in the VGA port of the station and the second monitor in the VGA port of the laptop. Any ideas?

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My system configuration: Machine type/model number:  20L8SAGW0A (ThinkPad 480s)Docking Staion model number: 40AJ0135US (ThinkPad Ultra Docking Station)Dual Acer 27" monitors model number: B276HULOS: Windows 10 Enterprise Version: 10.0.16299 (Build 16299)BIOS Version: N22ET53W (1.30), 02/19/2019BIOS Mode: UEFI My firmware and software is current. Using displayport connections cause a rapid flicker in all three devices (laptop, both Ace Monitors).   Not even a single displayport connection works with these monitors. The only connection that works is HDMI and is limited to one monitor with these docking station. I used these monitors for more than 2 years with a T450 and different Lenovo docking station and had no problems. Please advise on proposed solutions. Thanks in advance.   

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Hi there, I am using a Thinkpad T460s in a docking station and I have one external monitor attached with HDMI, the other one with VGA. They have run on 1920x1080 for two years now and all of a sudden one of the monitors cannot do more than 1280x1024 any more.Both monitors are exactly the same brand and type and the configuration has worked for quite a while. When I want to configure the lower resolutions monitor in Windows 10 or in the Intel console, the maximum resolution I get is 1280x1024 at 60p and the other monitor still runs on 1920x1080 at 60p what am I missing? Thank you!Michael

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I have 3 Dell P2210 monitors hooked up to a DK1633 doscking staion. 2 hooked up using DisplayPort connections and 1 using a VGA connection. The VGA is 1024 X 768. Can I get it to 1680 X 1050 like the other 2? I think I can since when I first hooked it up the VGA monitor was displaying 1680 X 1050 and one of the other monitors with the DisplayPort connection was at 1024 X 768. Do I need ot use the HDMI connection on the laptop it's self?

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Hey Lenovo Team, I have a T580 laptop connected to a Lenovo ThinkPad Ultra Pro docking station. There are two monitors connected via Displayport and a third (which is actually a projector) via HDMI. I read that if you were to use three external monitors on a docking station, that you need to get an Ultra Pro Docking station, but I didn't know if that meant three not including the external display. As of now, I can't get the extended desktop to display on the projector, unless one of the other monitors or the built-in monitor on the laptop gets disabled. On the Intel Display software, I am only given three monitors that I can configure, even though there are FOUR on the pull down list. In the Windows Screen Resolution settings, you can see there are four monitors detected, but the fourth one, you can't do anything with and it says it's not active. The graphics drivers software, BIOS, and Ultra Pro Docking station firmware are all up-to-date. I tried configuring the other monitors' resolutions as requested on the support site for resolutions/refresh rates supported (they are all 1920x1080 @ 60 Hz) and yet I still can't get the fourth monitor to work. I'm not sure if there's a BIOS setting that needs changing or what I need to do to get all the monitors to work or if, in fact, you can't get the three external monitors plus the internal laptop monitor to work.Could someone provide some assistance or suggestions to get the monitors working? That would be appreciated!

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Hello, so I purchased the TB15 docking station thinking it would support up to 3 external monitors for the XPS 13, since it has a VGA, HDMI port and Display port mini. I can get 2 external monitors to work, but I can't get 3 to work. I wanted to keep the lid closed and use a 3 external monitor setup. I already purchased the monitors and my desk mount stand for 3 monitors... If the docking station won't work, does anyone know of any alternatives?

A:Does TB15 Docking station support 3 external monitors with XPS 13 9350?

The integrated GPU can drive 3 monitors, but that includes the laptop screen. If you disable laptop screen you should be able to get 3 external monitors to work.

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I just bought two LG E2340 Monitors that I want to hook up to my docking station. I have 1 VGA connector and 1 DVI connector. My laptop is a Dell Latitude D630. I have been reading other forums and they say in Display under Settings I can see which monitor is which but it doesnt say VGA or DVI.....
1 says Plug and Play Monitor on Mobile Intel(R) 965 Express Chipset Family
and
2 says (Default Monitor) on Mobile Intel(R) 965 Express Chipset Family

But they both slaved to one another, (they are showing a mirror image of each other)

what am i doing wrong?
 

A:Trying to hook up two external monitors to my Dell Pro1x Docking Station

I dont quite understand your setup sorry, you have a laptop (with a screen) that you want to connect 2 more screens to, thus ending up with 3 screens total? if so, Its unusual for a laptop to be able to do that.
Anyway, have you check the box which says "Extend my desktop onto this monitor"? in display properties? if that isnt selected they will just display mirror images like you say.
 

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I have just upgraded to Windows 10 PRO 1903 OS Build 18362.30. and windows is not able to detect my monitors when connected to docking station. If i use the HDMI cable directly in the port on laptop, it works.Previously I had to external monitors plugged in to docking station ultra, one on HDMI and other on DisplayPort on Windows 7 Pro.I have tried installing drivers of both Intel 530 chipset and Nividia Quadro M1000M. But cannot get this to work.Any help will be appreciated.

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I have a Dell laptop on a docking station running Windows 7. Everyday I place it on the docking station and use my 20 inch monitor. Is it possible to activate the dual monitor feature and use the 20 inch as the primary and use the open laptop as the secondary monitor? If so, what should my settings be?
 

A:How do I configure dual monitors with laptop on docking station and external monitor?

The value of 'Multiple displays' (see attachment) should be 'Extend these displays.' You may have to switch the positions of the two monitors (at the top of that window).
 

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I have the new X1 Carbon 6th Gen with the ThinkPad Ultra Docking Station (40AJ0135US) and have noticed any time I lock my computer and my screens turn off or my screens just turn off from the computer being idle for the set amount of time that when it comes back up that all my windows have moved to the main laptop screen. I have two monitors plugged in with DisplayPort to the dock and I use the laptop screen as the main screen. Has anyone else noticed this same issue? Any fixes?

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Hi, I am currently using the ThinkPad Mini Dock Plus Series 3 - 170W with 2 x 1920x1080 displays @ 60Hz a display. I am doing so by connecting one of the monitors to the DVI-D output on the docking station and 1 to a USB to HDMI converter (I was having issues with the VGA for some reason). I also use the laptop display as a third screen in the setup. What I am looking to do is purchase 3 x 2560x1440 displays and have the docking station power all 3 of these @ 60Hz. I understand that I can only use 2 display ports to do this so I intent to add a USB32DPPRO to achieve this, however my question is will they all run @ 60Hz. I have found this link which confirms I can run 2 displays at the resolution I'm after, but it does not mention anything about the refresh rate. https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/gb/en/solutions/migr-76767.  I'm just a little confisued as when you start looking at refresh rates on 4K for example, it says you can only run 1 screen @ 60Hz and if you add another screen the refresh rate drops to 30Hz for both. This is when used with the ThinkPad Workstation Dock 230W. More information here https://support.lenovo.com/gb/en/solutions/acc100247. If anybody could help demistify this that would be great! I am using a NVIDIA Quardo K1000M as my GPU and the Inter(R) HD Graphics 4000 for the onbaord graphics. It's probably worth nothing that if I can get all 3 monitors to run @ 60Hz and 2560x1440 I would not need to use the laptop screen... Read more

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Hi, I am currently using the ThinkPad Mini Dock Plus Series 3 - 170W with 2 x 1920x1080 displays @ 60Hz a display. I am doing so by connecting one of the monitors to the DVI-D output on the docking station and 1 to a USB to HDMI converter (I was having issues with the VGA for some reason). I also use the laptop display as a third screen in the setup. What I am looking to do is purchase 3 x 2560x1440 displays and have the docking station power all 3 of these @ 60Hz. I understand that I can only use 2 display ports to do this so I intent to add a USB32DPPRO to achieve this, however my question is will they all run @ 60Hz. I have found this link which confirms I can run 2 displays at the resolution I'm after, but it does not mention anything about the refresh rate. https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/gb/en/solutions/migr-76767.  I'm just a little confisued as when you start looking at refresh rates on 4K for example, it says you can only run 1 screen @ 60Hz and if you add another screen the refresh rate drops to 30Hz for both. This is when used with the ThinkPad Workstation Dock 230W. More information here https://support.lenovo.com/gb/en/solutions/acc100247. If anybody could help demistify this that would be great! I am using a NVIDIA Quardo K1000M as my GPU and the Inter(R) HD Graphics 4000 for the onbaord graphics. It's probably worth nothing that if I can get all 3 monitors to run @ 60Hz and 2560x1440 I would not need to use the laptop screen... Read more

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Hi, I am currently using the ThinkPad Mini Dock Plus Series 3 - 170W with 2 x 1920x1080 displays @ 60Hz a display. I am doing so by connecting one of the monitors to the DVI-D output on the docking station and 1 to a USB to HDMI converter (I was having issues with the VGA for some reason). I also use the laptop display as a third screen in the setup. What I am looking to do is purchase 3 x 2560x1440 displays and have the docking station power all 3 of these @ 60Hz. I understand that I can only use 2 display ports to do this so I intent to add a USB32DPPRO to achieve this, however my question is will they all run @ 60Hz. I have found this link which confirms I can run 2 displays at the resolution I'm after, but it does not mention anything about the refresh rate. https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/gb/en/solutions/migr-76767.  I'm just a little confisued as when you start looking at refresh rates on 4K for example, it says you can only run 1 screen @ 60Hz and if you add another screen the refresh rate drops to 30Hz for both. This is when used with the ThinkPad Workstation Dock 230W. More information here https://support.lenovo.com/gb/en/solutions/acc100247. If anybody could help demistify this that would be great! I am using a NVIDIA Quardo K1000M as my GPU and the Inter(R) HD Graphics 4000 for the onbaord graphics. It's probably worth nothing that if I can get all 3 monitors to run @ 60Hz and 2560x1440 I would not need to use the lap... Read more

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Hi, I am currently using the ThinkPad Mini Dock Plus Series 3 - 170W with 2 x 1920x1080 displays @ 60Hz a display. I am doing so by connecting one of the monitors to the DVI-D output on the docking station and 1 to a USB to HDMI converter (I was having issues with the VGA for some reason). I also use the laptop display as a third screen in the setup. What I am looking to do is purchase 3 x 2560x1440 displays and have the docking station power all 3 of these @ 60Hz. I understand that I can only use 2 display ports to do this so I intent to add a USB32DPPRO to achieve this, however my question is will they all run @ 60Hz. I have found this link which confirms I can run 2 displays at the resolution I'm after, but it does not mention anything about the refresh rate. https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/gb/en/solutions/migr-76767.  I'm just a little confisued as when you start looking at refresh rates on 4K for example, it says you can only run 1 screen @ 60Hz and if you add another screen the refresh rate drops to 30Hz for both. This is when used with the ThinkPad Workstation Dock 230W. More information here https://support.lenovo.com/gb/en/solutions/acc100247. If anybody could help demistify this that would be great! I am using a NVIDIA Quardo K1000M as my GPU and the Inter(R) HD Graphics 4000 for the onbaord graphics. It's probably worth nothing that if I can get all 3 monitors to run @ 60Hz and 2560x1440 I would not need to use the lap... Read more

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Hello -  My x220 does not lock into  Mini Docking Station Series 3 that I bough recently. The rubber pads on the battery seem to be preventing the laptop from being docked. (Not sure if I am doing something wrong instead.) Also I am trying to set up a multi monitor display ( Dell U2415). Will appreciate some inputs on how I should resolve both the issues or a link if that has been covered before .  

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I use 3 external monitors conected to my docking station (Dell P2314H). Two of the monitors display 1920 x 1080 and they are connected to the 2 DP ports on the docking station. The third is connected to the VGA port and when I set the resolution to 1920 x 1080 the left and right edges of the image don't fit on the screen. It is just enough off to prevent me from clicking the start button in the corner. Has anyone else had this issue? 

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Hi All - I have an Elite X2 1012 G1 with an M5 Chip, 8GB RAM and 256GB Disk.  It's a great computer and works very nicely.  I just received a USB-C Docking Station.  I can get the HDMI port to work but the DisplayPort refuses to cooperate.  I've tried dozens of settings, two monitors and two video cables.  I increased video RAM to 512mb.  Nothing seems to make this work. Does anyone have any suggestions on where to look for help? Thanks in advance,Bob

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Hello I've got an HP Folio 9470m together with the HP Ultraslim Docking Station (D9Y32AA#UUZ) featuring 2 DisplayPort connectors and a VGA connector. I would like to connect two digital screens to the docking station in extended mode. First I have tried to connect two screens with two DP to DVI adapters which didn't work. The screens have only been able to be used in clone mode (showing same screen content) but not in extended desktop mode.Then I thought this might be an issue of DP->DVI converters as the dock might not support this. So I bought 2 DP cables and tried multiple combinations:- 2x DP/DVI converter cable- 1x DP, 1x DP/DVI converter cable- 2x DP native Unfortunately none of the combinations worked in extended mode. The screen setup always falls back to clone mode. Intel Graphics setup menu also just shows selection between one external screen and "Monitor" (which is the laptop built-in screen). It actually works in extended mode only if I use 1 DP port and the VGA port on the docking station. So I can work in extended screen mode like this. But in year 2014 it's simply ridiculous having to connect FullHD+ screens via analog VGA. So I would like to know how to use these 2 DP connectors on the UltraSlim docking station. Even more strange I found that using the DisplayPort connector in conjunction with one of the DP connectors of the dock while docked it works in extended mode. So the laptop is able to handle it. Just the dock seems not to ... Read more

A:2x DisplayPort on HP Ultraslim Docking Station not working i...

I can't seem to find the documentation I found on a forum but the intial batch of slim docking stations WILL NOT allow 2 dp at the same time.  It is due to the architecture of the of the laptop and the docking station.  In order for two dp at the same time, you  will need to buy the 2013 one.  (I will try to find the product number for you).  Their workaround was to use VGA and DP at the same time, which you have already figured out. Update: Looks like the page is not found, however, the title says it all. http://h30094.www3.hp.com/product.aspx?sku=10731964&pagemode=ca "Alert: Dual display limitations of 2013 HP UltraSlim Docking Station with HP EliteBook Folio 9470m N..." Update #2:  Found it attached.    Can't upload pdf files

























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Hi  I own a Elitbook Folio 9470m and a 2013 Ultraslim Docking Station.On the Elitebook I run Linux (Mint 18).The Dockingstatioin never showed the BIOS/UEFI output on the Screen. (Screen stays black until OS loads. I found an article saying this is a known problem for some Notebooks and the solution is to update the BIOS. I am already on the newest BIOS-version and the Problem Persists. This is ther article I found: http://h20566.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?sp4ts.oid=5450893&docLocale=de_DE&docId=emr_na-c05... but it does not mention the Folio 9470m as a model that suffers this problem)Since I use a Harddrive Password this is annoying, because I have to type the password without corresponding screen output and cannot enter the UEFI while the Laptop is docked.I recently found out that there is an update for the Dockingstations Displayport HUB which I guess could fix my Problem. ( found here: http://h20565.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?sp4ts.oid=5275307&swItemId=ob_147496_1&swEnvOid=415... )Sadly this Update is only provided as an EXE file, which I cannot run on Linux (I really don't want to try a Hardware firmwareupdate over WINE).For Bios updates for example there are other ways to perform these under linux, as for example to create a USB stick over which the Update can be done. Is there a Way to update the Firmware of my Dockingstation running Linux? (Other than installing Windows on my Elitebook just to perform the update, whi... Read more

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After laptop goes to sleep in dock, it will not reconnect to an external display through the displayport. Dock must be unlocked and re-locked for computer to re-scan and find the displayport connection. I already installed the docking station firmware from the HP drivers site. How do I make the dock's displayport wake when the laptop does?

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Just connected a DP-DP cable between the 40A9 dockingstation and the DisplayPort of the monitor.Monitor is set to use the DP as input.T480s is connected to the 40A9 via the USB-C cable.Monitor says there is no video detected. Tried either DP-port on the dockingstation without success. What is wrong here? Advice welcomed. John

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I have a ThinkPad T480s and a Basic Docking Station (40AG0090US). Connecting a monitor via the Displayport on the docking station does not work. The monitor is simply not detected.Connecting via the HDMI port on the laptop does work, and so does connecting via the VGA port on the docking station.I've also tested to make sure the cable is working with a different system. Please advice. Thank you.

A:DisplayPort doesn't work on Basic Docking Station 40AG

Are you going direct DP to DP or via a DP -> HDMI adapter.
 
I've had a similar issue with the 40AG when using a DP -> HDMI adapter.  It did work with a native DP monitor and no adapter.
 
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Occasionally my computer monitors will start showing geometric shapes and jumping around. It takes a reboot to fix. Tried to fix the issue by updating the dock drivers and updating the P50 graphics drivers.Tried installing the NVIDIA graphics drivers.Tried swapping cables/monitors (anything physical).Tried removing grayed out, hidden monitors in device manager.  

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For some reason windows isn't recognizing my two monitors i have connected to my HP NZ223AA 230W Advanced Docking Station. I'm using Windows7 64bit on an HP EliteBook 8560w with an AMD FirePro m5950 graphics card.  As near as i can tell the docking station allows both DVI ports to be used as well as the grahpics card is good for multiple monitors. Does anyone know if it's possible to connect a third monitor?  In other words I would like to have my laptop connected to a docking station and then have two other monitors for a total of three. Thanks,













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A:Recognizing two monitors on a docking station

Cannot be done. The video card is soldered to the motherboard.

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I have been using a T60 (1951-A31) with a full docking station (2505) with both video ports in use.  It worked fine. I have since upgraded to a T400 (6474-U11).  Physically it fits and powers up with no issue.  Originally it contained two 1Gb So-Dimm sticks of ram (PC3-8500s).  I have since tried to upgrade the ram to a stick of 2Gb and a stick of 4Gb (PC3-10600).  If I leave a single stick in place I have no problems.  when I try to include 2 sticks of the new ram, I get a horizontal "shredding" effect on the back ground, the icons, and any windows I open.  I atempted to use one new and one original memory stick but ended up with the same problem. I have tried using a second identical docking station, but with the same results.  I can confirm that the T60 has no issues with either docking station.  The T400, by itself, with a monitor connected to the VGA port on the side has no video issues.  I have done a remove/reinstall of the video drivers.  I am one version back on the BIOS with no way of upgrading until I get a replacement battery. Would anyone have a suggestion on how to clean this up, other than sticking to a single stick of ram? Thanks, butterball

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I have a new docking station connected to a new thinkpad P50. I can get the dual monitors to work fine (Display port). I changed the power settings so the external screens stay on with the lid closed. The only thing is the display settings show two monitors (1\2) (3). The display on the laptop ois shared, not independent. As a result, If I want to change the resolution on the laptop so It can be easily read, the second monitor also changes. I updated the quadro M2000m driver with the same results. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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I'm trying to use 3 seperate montiors, 2 of them are DVI and 1 is VGA off of my, HP 90W Docking Station Model VB041AA#ABA, my computer is a HP ProBook 6560b Notebook PC  Model YQ302ECI purchased a HP Display Port to DVI SL Adapter Model 752660-001 to use the HP display port on the back of my docking station. Then I'm using the DVI and VGA ports for the two other monitors. The issue I am having is that I can only use one of the DVI outputs at a time. If I plug into the HP Display port and the DVI at the same time only one of the montiors will function.How do I get all 3 monitors to work??? Your help is appreciated in advance!

A:Trying to use 3 monitors on HP 90W Docking station Model VB0...

did you figure this out? Was it supported by hardware? Or was your issue just a software (driver) limitation? I want to run three monitors on HP 90w on my ProBook 640 G1!

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I have a new docking station connected to a new thinkpad P50. I can get the dual monitors to work fine (Display port). I changed the power settings so the external screens stay on with the lid closed. The only thing is the display settings show two monitors (1\2) (3). The display on the laptop ois shared, not independent. As a result, If I want to change the resolution on the laptop so It can be easily read, the second monitor also changes. I updated the quadro M2000m driver with the same results. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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I need a laptop that will run 6 monitors from a docking station. According to AMD and NVDA the cards in the latest laptops WX150 and M2200 are capable of doing this. In the past, AMD has been the best for multi display solutions (at least on the consumer side of things). Are either of these capable through the dell docking stations? If so, what would be better and what dock would I need?

I have multiple setups this will be docked to, including
6x 1440p
6x 1080p
6x 1600x900
2x 4k

A:6 monitors, one laptop, one docking station

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Hi, I am looking to purchase an XPS 15, 16GB RAM and 4k touch model.
I want to use this laptop with one (maybe two at a later stage) external monitors. I am considering purchasing monitors that are 4K, although I may opt for FHD instead. Ideally I am looking for a docking station that connects to the thunderbolt USBC port, and that gives me USB ports, Ethernet, and display outputs.
However, I haven't been able to have any luck (in the UK) at finding this. Why? Because I can't find anything that will allow me to output to two 4k monitors at 60hz frequency.
The closest thing I found was this, and I don't know if it will work especially since the monitors I am looking at don't have displayport:
However with this I can't use it like the docking station as it only does the displayport and not the Ethernet and USB, so I would have to get separate adapaters and separately charge the laptop - very messy and time consuming every time I want to use the laptop away from home to unplug everything!
Please can someone advise me on a good docking station that supports two 4k monitors at 60hz in the UK?

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To summarize:My split x2 docking station is completely inoperational.  For the circumstances:While using my split x2 13-m010 last night, my dog brushed against me. When she did that, I felt a static discharge from me to the keyboard and back. Afterwards, I discovered I had no keyboard input, the docking station had no power (leaving my system running on Battery 1) and I have lost the 'Safely remove hardware' icon.I have searched the issue(s) in the forums and completed every recommended step to troubleshoot to no avail. I cannot send this system in for warranty, as I purchased it in 2013 and the warranty has already expired.Perhaps there is something that I am missing?System: HP Split x2 13-m010dxOS: Windows 10 (upgraded from 8)

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I have a Latitude E7470, connected to my D3100 dock via USB3. I have a Dell E2317H Monitor connected to the D3100 via DP. Works fine having it setup as my main display and extending to my laptop. The problem is the Laptop and or the D3100 are not recognizing the 2 other E2317H Monitors that are connected to the 2 HDMI ports with HDMI to DP cables. The OS kind of detects the monitors but will not push video to them. I have tried every which way I can think of with the OS and the Display Link software and have no joy. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


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Hello I have a Probook 6570B with a dockingstation, hstnn-i11x.Im having problem using 3 monitors. I have all 3 monitors connected to the docking station using a DVI cable, a Displayport cable and a VGA Cable.But I am only being able to get two screens to work simultaneously, not all 3 monitors. Im using Windows 7 Enterprise Service Pack 1, 64. Dose anyone else have this problem? Has anyone solved it?Or are you simply not able to use 3 monitors with this computer and dockingstation?  

A:Probook 6570b 3 monitors, with docking station

Hello Fedrick, good day, hope this would answer the question,  http://h20565.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/template.PAGE/public/psi/mostViewedDisplay/?sp4ts.oid=521...  #hpexpertday




Regards;SmileyI am an HP employeePlease click the White Kudos star to say thanks for helping.Please mark Accept As Solution if my help has solved your problem.

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I have the 90W docking station with the Pro Book 6470B . I also would like to have 2 monitors and the laptop display. I have tried both the DVI & Displayport adaptor and VGA & Displayport adaptor setup to no avail. All three monitors show up in the control panel Display applet. I can select the extra monitor and extend the display to it, but when I click apply, i get a message "Unable to save settings". When I use VGA & a Displayport, the laptop and the VGA displays work as 3 & 1. When I use the DVI & Displayport configuration, the laptop is #3 and it doesn't dispay.Can I see three displays with this setup?

A:HP 90w docking station supporting three displays (2 monitors...

That could be because you are using Windows 7 but is more likely to be because of the video solution your notebook has. With AMD's Radeon Eyefinity there would not be an issue. See the following HP document Updated!http://h20566.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c02948215-6 I know that may not be what you want to hear, but you are likely to be doing the maximum in terms of video output with the notebook's video capabilities. Your notebook has only the Intel HD Graphics 4000.  There are, however, more advanced options available, but they are pretty costly.

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Hardware:
I have 3 monitors (Two HP EliteDisplay E241i LED and one Dell E228WFP ) + laptop (Dell Latitude E6540) monitor display. I have connected them to Dell E- Port II docking station. 
Display Adapters:  I have AMD Radeon HD 8790M and Intel(R) HD Graphics 4600 installed.
When I try to use the 4th monitor it says "Disconnect this display". If i select extended display, some other monitor goes blank. Meaning, I can only see one laptop monitor and any other two monitor.
I guess it is not supporting 3 monitors. Can you point me on what am I missing? 
Please let me know if you need any other information to understand the issue. 
Thanks
Durga

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