Question about Audio Players & Recorders
Try removing all the USB devices in Windows Device Manager with the laptop docked. To do this: Right-click My Computer, left click Manage. On the right side of the window, click Device Manager. On the right side, click the + sign next to USB Devices. Highlight each device under this heading and hit Delete on your keybaord to remove all the devices in order. Then right-click Computer at the top of the list and click Scan for Hardware Changes.
Hopefully Windows will re-detect your USB devices and get them back operational.
Hope this helps!
Posted on Jan 31, 2008
You can buy a cable that goes on your old printer cable to convert to USB most computer shop will hav these or can get one
Posted on Jan 26, 2009
I was having the same problem - the USB ports seemed to have stopped working so I could not use the mouse, keyboard, or printer, even though the monitors and power could still operate through the docking station. Finally, I just unplugged the docking station for 30 seconds, plugged it back in, and everything resumed working. I was surprised it was that simple, but it's working for the moment.
Posted on Mar 23, 2009
SOURCE: Docking Station problem
I had the exact same problem. When i undocked the laptop i had to reboot it when i put it back, in order to get the USB devices working. By updating the System Interface Driver, located here: http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/MIGR-67228.html , the USB devices now power back up when you redock the laptop without having to reboot the machine.
Posted on Apr 30, 2009
Try removing the laptop, unlug the power to the dock and wait a few minutes, then connect the power now put your laptop back on the dock.
I hope this helps.
Have a good day and good luck.
Posted on Nov 20, 2009
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