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Docking station problem?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by tennisbum, Aug 18, 2009.

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    I have a Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop running Vista Home premium
    Intel Core Duo 2 CPU T8300 @ 2.4 gHz 4 gb RAM
    all software updates are current.

    I have a Kengsington Notebook expansion dock with Video #33367

    About a month ago my computer started acting scary. I would come to the computer and it would be in what I assumed was "sleep" mode, I would push the power button and nothing would happen. I would hold down the power button trying to force a reboot and nothing. I disconnected eveything thing, unplugged it and re-plugged ... nothing. I unplugged everything again and in desperation took out the battery and put in back in and bingo it started up. I re-hooked everything and went on my merry way. Sometime later, bang it happens again. I tried the same corrections and they worked. The THIRD time this happend I left OFF the DOCKING STATION and it has not happened again.

    Any ideas? Does Vista have docking station issues? Is this a lousy docking station? Does anyone recommend a good docking station. I really want a docking station.

    Thanks!
     
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