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Laptop wont start unless docked

Power button only works when pc is docked

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Check the battery. Check the power brick not connected to the docking station.

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SOURCE: laptop wont boot up when connected to docking

Is it compatible to that particular docking station???

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SOURCE: Laptop HP Pavilion dv6000 I have the problem.

i think your power botton is having some problem , remove the power button from laptop, and check by pressing quickplay button.

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Will not start


Hello,

It sounds like the DC charging port on the laptop may be damaged, or it may be the power cord...here's how to tell:

First thing....remove the laptop battery, click the battery back onto the laptop and try again. If this doesn't help then read on...

When you put the laptop on the dock, it is getting it's power from the dock connector on the bottom of the laptop. When it is not on the dock, it gets power from your DC adapter. Soooo......take the laptop off the dock and plug the DC adapter into the laptop. Do you see ANY led's light up (on the laptop) when you plug the power cord directly into the laptop? If not, then your DC power adapter for the laptop is probably dead. If you DO see any led's light up when you plug the power cord directly into the laptop but the power button won't turn the laptop on, then the power button on the laptop is the problem.

Take your laptop to an electronics store, and see if they have any universal power adapters for laptops (they come with tips to fit all major laptop brands). Test your laptop at the store with their new power adapter. If this fixes it, then buy the adapter. If this does not fix it, then you should take it to a reputable service shop to get the power button repaired or replaced......or call HP if your laptop is still in warranty.

Hope this helps!

Joe

Dec 27, 2013 | HP EliteBook 8530p Notebook

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Dell D620 laptop screen won't come on after disconnect from docking station


please use the following small secret. Disconnect the power adapter from the laptop.
2) Dissasembly the batteries from the laptop.
3) press the power button in ON with the adapter+battery disconnected from the computer. and maintain press the power button by EXACTLY 60 seconds.This liberate the ESD.
4) Try again.
God bless you

Mar 05, 2013 | Dell Latitude D600 Notebook

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How can i update dell dock?


A docking station is an extension or addition of ports for a laptop computer. Once the portable computer is docked, you can access the docking station's ports, such as PS/2 or USB 2.0 ports, through your computer. Some docking stations have monitors that you can connect your computer to, placing your video on an external screen so you can turn off your computer's monitor and conserve some of your computer's energy. All Dell docking stations will have the same general troubleshooting steps.

Plug your laptop's power adapter into the docking station and dock your laptop onto/into the docking station. If there is no power going to your laptop from the docking station but it works when the power adapter is plugged into the wall, the docking station is bad and needs to be replaced. Plug your power adapter into the docking station and dock your laptop onto/into the docking station. If power goes on but your computer doesn't recognizes accessories such as a USB mouse--plugged into the docking station, try a different port on the station. If it works in a different port, the previous USB port is burned out. Plug your power adapter into the docking station and dock your laptop onto/into the docking station. If power is going through the docking station but no accessories are being recognized, you might have a corrupted docking profile. Undock the computer and dock it again once it has fully started up to reset the docking profile. Plug your power adapter into the docking station and dock your laptop onto/into the docking station. If you have an external monitor and it is not working, completely close the lid on the laptop so the image will move to the external monitor. Plug your power adapter into the docking station and dock your laptop onto/into the docking station. If power is going through the docking station but no accessories are being recognized and resetting the docking profile fails, update all drivers through Dell's support website and then re-dock the computer. Some of the software that runs the hardware may have become corrupted. Hope this helps

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Jan 16, 2013 | Dell Inspiron 1545 Notebook

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I undocked my compaq 6320 laptop - just after accidently hitting the dock- power button (before hitting the eject button). I ejected the computer but noticed it began to start-up but shut down because my...


Try removing the laptop from the doc, pulling out the battery, hold the power button down for 10-20 seconds, and re-install the battery.

This should drain out the laptop and it should boot up properly without the dock.

May 27, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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HP Elitebook 8540p is getting no video in docking station


Try this

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareDescription.jsp?lang=en&cc=au&prodTypeId=321957&prodSeriesId=4097214&swItem=ob-83668-1&prodNameId=4096169&swEnvOID=1093&swLang=13&taskId=135&mode=4&idx=4

Jun 23, 2010 | HP EliteBook 6930p Notebook PC

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I connect my B130 to an external display using a vga cable. Both screens work. But I am unable to turn my laptop's screen off using Fn F8


the screen wont go off unless you use a docking station. Once you are docked, you can close the notebook lid and use the machine like a desktop: with all your cables hooked into the station itself.

Dec 12, 2009 | Dell Inspiron B130 Notebook

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Dell D600


If the docking station is not charging the laptop while docked, it may simply need to be plugged in using the power cord to recharge the battery.

Jul 21, 2008 | Dell Latitude D600 Notebook

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Powers off at random, or won't turn on at all


hmmm..the sizzling may be some junk inside on the motherboard...you know how to open this paperweight up?

Mar 13, 2008 | IBM ThinkPad R31 2656 Notebook

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DEAD PRESARIO 1925 NOTEBOOK


Try this, with laptop removed from docking unit:

1. Press and hold the laptop power button down, for 10 seconds.
2. Now remove the battery
3. Repeat step one above
4. Let the laptop sit for 10 minutes.
5. Reinstall the battery
6. Make sure docking station is unplugged, and insert laptop into docking station.
7. Plug in power supply (to dock)
8. Start the laptop.
9. IF IT STARTS, let it run a while to see if the battery is charging
10. Remove it from the dock and repeat steps 1-5 above and then go directly to 8 (start without connecting dock).

CONCLUSIONS: If the laptop started in the dock on step 9 but not 10 (only on battery), your battery or power regulator circuit may be damaged. However, if it starts in step 10 but not step 9, your docking station -or its AC power supply may be damaged Let me know how this comes out, please.

Jan 15, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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