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My Pavilion Won't Recognized My XB3000

Hey I just got a xb 3000 expansion base for my laptop but when I plugged in the power cord and hit the button it doesn't work. I've bought 4 different power cords for it and it just doesn't work. It wouldn't light up or anything. So, I figured maybe it'll work once its connected to my laptop. I have A Dv5000 So I have to use an expansion adapter. when connected the plug from the expansion lights up as if its on but my notebook won't recognize it nor does any of the external features work. The funtionality I get from it is the blue light from the port 3 plug.....Please Help...I would hate it if i just wasted so much money on this...

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The doc is new?
did it come with a manual to read,. if not see for one.
ever think to join hp forum and ask the pros there>?

id bet a clear accurate answer fast.
the first is , "is it even compatible with my LT"

Posted on Apr 08, 2017


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Broken/Damaged USB Cable Or Faulty Connecting Device.
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SOURCE: Hp Xb3000 notebook expansion base

your laptop docking bay has quite a simple circuit, inside it is just connecting extenal base socket to connections to laptop.
All you have to do is rebuild connection using solderer and replacement cables.
Use a tester to find out what cable is not working. You put tester extremities on the two sides of the cable, if it returns infinite impadance, then contact is faulty, rebuild contact with a piece of wiring.

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