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Precision M60 and Docking station

When I inert the laptop into the docking station the amber light turns off, the eject button does not light up nor does the Monitor come on nor does the usb, external DVD or any items come up. The lap top works perfectly fine out of the Docking.

Could this be the mother board or some other component? I don't want to ope the machine with out the proper parts in hand.

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  • rdreyer835 Jan 19, 2009

    Undocked the machine works perfectly. Docked no. If I dock it with out anything connected to the Dport the machine wont boot at all.

  • rdreyer835 Jan 20, 2009

    The D/Dock has an independent 120v power source. No adapter is required.
    Thanks

  • Dan rogers
    Dan rogers May 11, 2010

    do you have the AC adaptor plugged into the docking station?

  • Dan rogers
    Dan rogers May 11, 2010

    try to dock the computer with the machine powered down (turned off) and boot the computer when it is docked. All the laptops we use here at the office have to be turned off befoere we can dock or un-dock them. If this is what you are already doing let me know and we will see what else can be done.

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