Question about HP Xb3000 Notebook Expansion Base And 400gb Kit 400 GB Hard Drive

5 Answers

It won't recognize the keyboard

My xb3000, besides having the intermittent power problem others have posted, also will not recognize the wireless keyboard that came with it. The receiver that plugs into the usb seems to be working, because it connects to the HP wireless mouse that also came with this unit. I followed the connection instructions, tried different batteries in the keyboard, but nothing! I bought it over Ebay so its not easy to just return. The keyboard model number is Y-RAS79. Any ideas folks?

Posted by on

  • 2 more comments 
  • chopp122 Apr 23, 2008

    recognizes some keys but not others-wierd!

  • cannonaf Jun 28, 2008

    I know power is going to the receiver because the "num lk" light comes on on the receiver itself, but the mouse and keyboard suddenly don't work any longer. I can't figure it out with troubleshooting or anything.

  • Mtzkdad Jul 07, 2008

    Wireless receiver comes on but no light illuminates for keyboard or optical mouse and as such, they are inoperable.

  • bermudml Dec 10, 2008

    no lights on the keyboard but it works with another system

×

5 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

I tried forever to connect the keyboard & mouse, then realized that I didn't have to hold the connect buttons on the receiver & keyboard for so long...it just wouldn't connect...until I figured out that you should only press the buttons for a second then immediately let go...both keyboard & mouse (while both cheap looking) have been working great since! Love the hot-buttons/keys!

Posted on Jul 17, 2008

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 2 Answers

Solution #3 posted by ed22614 worked for me as well. Just press the connect button briefly.

Posted on Jun 16, 2009

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Fashioned a piece of tin foil to fit into battery slot to fit in between the positive on the battery and the positive reciever on the keyboard

Posted on Feb 11, 2009

Same problem for me. Mouse recognized easily, but keyboard would take many tries. Finally, I used a screwdriver to pull out the contact (little spring) for the + end of the battery a little further, and the keyboard recognized first try. I guess through time the spring gets pushed in a little too far and won't complete the circuit, since the slot for the + terminal is slightly smaller than the tip of the battery. When I change the batteries, I just give the spring a little tug to make sure the connection will be there.

Posted on Sep 01, 2008

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 20 times.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Expert
  • 121 Answers

Sounds like its faulty

Posted on Mar 03, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have a uniden wireless mouse and it won't


here ur pc is recognizing ur external hardware that is mouse but cursor is not moving this indicates that bluetooth connection is good and problem comes with the mouse. i advise to meet a good technician and there is nothing to do with it further.

Jun 28, 2013 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

O/s will not recognise keyboard/mouse


Hello,

maybe it did not recognize it because the system has not yet installed the drivers or maybe the keyboard and mouse is faulty.

Get an external keyboard, as this will help to know where the problem is coming from.

I wish you all the best.

Jan 07, 2010 | HP Xb3000 Notebook Expansion Base And...

1 Answer

I've had my HP pavilion connected to an HPxb3000for 16 mos with no problems. Today out of the blue a very loud ta ta ta sound emitted regardless if vol. control on or off. Then the screen began displaying...


Try looking on the keyboard to see if a key is stuck. I am presuming that you have a wireless keyboard. Also unplug the module that is plugged into the xb3000 - see if the running u stops in firefox.

Jun 24, 2009 | HP xb3000 (417329-001) Docking Station

2 Answers

HP Expansion Base - Wireless Keyboard & Mouse Set-Up


Any Radio Shack or Best Buy for sure and even Staples and the like will have wireless devices that should help you figure out how to hook up what you have. For that matter a new set might be so inexpensive as to save you the hassle.

Good luck,

JR

Feb 26, 2009 | HP xb3000 (417329-001) Docking Station

1 Answer

Does it work or not


has it disconected?
try re-connecting the mouse as you did when you first brought it.

Feb 25, 2009 | HP xb3000 (417329-001) Docking Station

1 Answer

Wireless keyboard doesnt work with switch


once you have switched pc you will need to re-sync the wireless keyboard and mouse with the new pc, because although you have switched pc the keyboard and mouse do not know this. there should be a reset/resync button on the bottom of both the keyboard and mouse

Jul 30, 2007 | D-Link DKVM-2K 2-port KVM Switch

Not finding what you are looking for?
HP Xb3000 Notebook Expansion Base And 400gb Kit 400 GB Hard Drive Logo

2,132 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top HP Computers & Internet Experts

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18357 Answers

Tony

Level 3 Expert

2598 Answers

Are you a HP Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...