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Q: New Docking Station

I have a new HP ProBook 640 G2 laptop as well as a new 2013 Ultraslim Docking station. Anytime i dock the laptop, it turns off and then gets in an endless cycle of trying to boot. It never comes up. Any ides of what i can try?

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Hi!
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:
bugs.launchpad.net/.../1585884
Autorandr script is here: github.com/.../

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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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Does a docking station charge a laptop without the docking system itself being plugged in?

A:Does a docking station charge a laptop without the docking s...

Hi, What is your laptop ? Does it have docking port and use a PROPER docking station ?  If YES for both then yes, docking station will changer the battery on laptop, Normal USB port replicators (vendors also call them as docking startions) won't charge battery on laptop. Regards.

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Is there any docking station for the Probook 450 G3? if yes, can you give me the model? thanks

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Hi,Not compatible with docking stations.But this will work:http://www8.hp.com/emea_middle_east/en/products/oas/product-detail.html?oid=5256527RegardsVisruth

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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
By DX-MALL

Any ideas would be a big help. Thanks.

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RAM: 3070 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 6200 LE, 512 Mb
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I'm looking for a CD player / docking station - all in one. Tired of having all these gadgets. Does anyone make such a thing?
 

A:Docking station + CD all in one

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:

http://www.amazon.com/Sharper-Image-EC-B160-Player-iPhone/dp/B00303G9MM
 

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I have a Dell D620. When i connect to my docking station. I can not access my my wireless, air card or lan connection.

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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?

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Ethernet port in not working on Surface Pro 3 docking station

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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?
 

A:Docking Station

...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.
 

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I am looking at purchasing a docking station for my p50 however I am seeing some comments about the dock blocking the air vents.  Anyone see this or experience issues with this?

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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.

A:usb 3.0 docking station

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.

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the best fix for this is both monitors have to have HDMI Inputs connect one HDIM to the Docking station and The other HDIM cable connect to MINI DP converter to the docking station

A:WD 15 Docking station

Umm....the best fix for WHAT, exactly?

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Hello Everyone,
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,
Chip
 

A:Docking Station

I had posted a question about a docking station and posted to XP/2000 forum.............wrong forum sorry.
please accept my apology,
Chip
 

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Hello, I bought a Lenovo ThinkPad Thunderbolt 3 ? Dock (40AC0135US) for my P51, the problem is the docking station is not powering up the laptop using the thunderbolt cable. I have to plugin the power adatpor too.  Any ideas why this is happening ?

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 Does anyone know which Docking Station I should pair with my Spectre x360 15-ap007na 4K (T1D64EA#AB)? If anyone from HP reads this, it would be very useful to have a search equivalent of Care Pack Central for compatible Docking Stations. With thanks, Colin

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Will my Inspiron laptop operate with the lid closed while in docking station?

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Hello, I would like to know if i can use a UltraSlim Docking Station 2013 for an pc HP Probook 450 G3.













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Hi,Unfortunately not compatible.Probook: http://www8.hp.com/us/en/products/laptops/product-detail.html?oid=7834555#!tab=specsSee features list:http://www8.hp.com/us/en/products/oas/product-detail.html?oid=5422417RegardsVisruth

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Best docking station doe model 15-g071nr

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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.

A:Looking for Docking Station

Can anyone even point me in a direction?

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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 Anna

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Hello,Customer of mine has a  Yoga Laptop (ThinkPad) - Machine Type 20C0, Model 20C0S19900, do you make docking stations for that laptop?  If so do any of the docking stations have Dual DVI ports? Thanks,Joe 

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HD Docking station

Hi,

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
 

A:HD Docking station

Yes.
 

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I have Z60m lenovo laptop,and need a docking station to be able to use external monitorDid not find a docking station for this model, just a Port ReplicatorCan I use external monitor via Port Replicator?Thanks! 

A:Docking Station

or just get a lenovo usb port replicator, which is going to do the same thing. 

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Hello Does anyone know which docking station is compatable for a G50-80? Thanks Jill

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Is there a docking station compatible with the 450 G2 that anyone is aware of?

A:450 g2 Docking Station

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.  

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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 suggest

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1. Can I get any docking station inplace of my damaged pro x2 410 keyboard?2. Apart from pro x2 410 keyboard is the any other keyboard I can use?

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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?

A:docking station

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...

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I am buying  HP ZBook Studio G3 Mobile Workstation.  I already have HP 230W Advanced Docking Station. will it work with this laptop.

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Any one please advise the right model of docking station with product id and serial number for HP ZBook Studio G3 Mobile Workstation regardsSankar

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Gibt es eine Dockigstation zu diesem Modell wenn ja welches modell 

A:docking station

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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. regardsSankar

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Please I also realised the W520 comes with a 170w charger. I fitted the W520 on the docking station Thinkpad Mini dock Series 3 3.0 USB but when i switch on the pc i got the nessage that the wattage was too low. Please can you advise which docking station is i need for the W520? ThanksMichael

A:Docking Station W520

MAH11 wrote:
Please can you advise which docking station is i need for the W520?

That's weird, I'm not aware of an AC adapter more powerful than the 170W model... It should be ok...
 
Where do you get the error? When booting? Or in Windows? Is PowerManager installed?
 
Regards
 
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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.

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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 ?

PMGINT

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I have a problem.  The usb ports on the docking station have stopped working for the mouse and the keyboard.  The screen still works.  The ports work for an independent hard disc with its own power but not for a hard disc without power.  Both the mouse and keyboard work when plugged into the laptop port (while it is docked).  The HP advice of pushing down on the computer doesn't work.  I tried a new docking station and have exactly the same problem.Can anyone help with this? 

A:2570 docking station

Hi, Do you use SAME PSU when connect to other docking stations ?  If yes then the PSU may not have enough power (wattage), normally laptop should display a message saying that. Regards.

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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.

Thank you
Tony

A:Need info on HD docking station

Hello Tony

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...

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I am having a problem when plugging in 2 HP monitors with the display port connections.  When my HP laptop so connected sometimes the monitors just go to sleep and I can't get them to work.

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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? Thanks

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Hi All,

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.

Regards,

Jon

A:External All in 1 HDD Docking Station

SEAGATE is the model of HD, 200gb IDE, power sounds when plugging in, therefore something is live.

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Just purchased a P51.  Want to use it with two external monitors (1600x1200 and 1920x1200), so 3 total including the laptop screen.  Doing research on docking stations but had some questions: 1)  Is the primary difference between a mechanical docking station and a USB 3.0 one that the mechanical one also charges the laptop?  They both seems to have all the necessary ports.  Why would anyone buy the USB 3.0 one when the mechanical one does the same thing but also charges? 2)  Lenovo's website implies that the workstation (230W) docking station is the only one that is compatible with the P51.  But from my research it seems the Ultra (170W) will also work, maybe with some additional parts.  Is that correct?  If so what parts are needed and are they actually required or just nice to have?  The two external monitors are also used by a desktop computer, so I plan to set up a KVM to easily switch the monitors and keyboard/mouse between computers.  Any recommendations on that front would be appreicated as well.  I've also read that a software solution is also available, such as remote desktop into the laptop from the desktop, but I'm not sure that works in my situation.  

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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???

Thanks

Tim

A:Docking station no sound

Probably just needs the correct driver installed for the dock.

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