docking station

Forum discussion tagged with docking station.
  1. L

    Question HP Elitebook suddenly not recognizing my external monitors anymore?

    Good morning! I have a weird issue that I haven't found a solution too yet. I started a new job 2 weeks ago where I'm in office half the time and work from home the other half of the time. While in office, I have no issues connecting my HP Elitebook to two external monitors through a docking...
  2. L

    Question Dell Inspiron 16 7610 - I need to have 2 external HDMI monitors in addition to the laptop Will this docking station allow me to do this? My husband's Dell 16 7610 needs to use the monitor that is built in, plus he needs 2 more monitors connected with HDMI. All of these devices are less...
  3. dmwc9061

    [SOLVED] Docking Station Help (USB-C 3.2h

    I’m trying to figure out if there is a docking station that will allow me to use the USB-C 3.2 port on my computer to the dock to an HDMI monitor (dual monitor if possible). I have tried to different (albeit cheaper) versions, but it won’t recognize the HDMI on the docking station. For...
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    Question Advice on connecting all peripherals via docking station ?

    Hi guys, I have a pre-built MSI Aegis Ti5 with the following main specs Intel® Core™ i9-10900K MSI GeForce® RTX 3080 10GB GDDR6X 64gb DDR4 ram 750W 80 Plus Gold Certified PSU I also have the all peripherals- 2x 75hz monitors, Keyboard, Mouse, Headphones, Webcam. Currently i connect all my...
  5. N

    Question Anyone know a HDD dock that takes m2 and 2.5"? UK

    Hi, Been looking everywhere for a single cable solution, my pc has a 10gb type c and type a so either will do, just can't seem to find a dock that takes both :(
  6. C

    Docking stations with charging for Asus Flow x13 laptop

    I would like a docking station that supplies charging to my Asus Flow x13 laptop. The laptop has a 100W charging requirement and an Asus representative said only docking stations that supply 100W for charging are acceptable. My confusion is that some docking stations list "100W power delivery"...
  7. BT80

    Question Repurpose old NAS into docking station

    I have seen plenty of videos on how to convert an old pc into a NAS. But I sort of want to do the opposite (well almost).. That is I want to repurpose an old 5-bay NAS into a no brains docking station. The two old NAS systems I have are long past there manufacturers support life and not...
  8. Mitch021

    [SOLVED] Docking station for Razer blade

    Hi Guys, I've got a Razer Blade 15 with RTX 3080 running under Ubuntu 18 and I've installed all required NVIDIA drivers. To set up a double screen I need to buy a docking station which I'm not sure which brand or model is compatible with (because I've heard some docks may not work with laptops...
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    Question Advice on getting a Docking Station

    Hey there ! PC user for over 9 years now. About to get a new laptop - DELL 5590 i7-8 gen 16GB ram NEED to find a solution so i cant use my current setup : 2 Screens : - Benq XL2411 ( super old 144hz display - uses DUAL-DVI ) - Samsung S24R650F ( 75hz DisplayPort/HDMI ) Keyboard Mouse...
  10. P

    [SOLVED] Setting up 2 external HDMI monitors for Macbook Air (Retina, 13 inch, 2018)

    Hi, We have a Macbook Air (Retina, 13 inch display, 2018) that we are hoping to set up with two external HDMI monitors to allow for an extended desktop. Our Macbook Air has 2 x USB-C ports that can function as Thunderbolt 3 ports. Neither of us have any experience with adaptors or external...
  11. N

    Question Connecting to a Docking Station

    I am trying to connect my laptop to dual monitors so that I can work more efficiently. Setup as follows: Lenovo 300e 2nd Gen Notebook Type 81M9 running Windows 10 Pro 64 Lenovo ThinkPad USB-C Dock Gen2 HP ProDisplay P232 x2 The Dock is working, bios fully updated etc. and is charging the...
  12. Bessel Raj

    Question How to setup external monitor for my HP 15" CE062 TX Laptop using a docking station?

    Hi all. I have an HP laptop, bought in 2018, 15"CE062TX. I also have docking station given to me from work which is the Dell WD19 180W Docking Station (130W Power Delivery) USB-C, HDMI, Dual DisplayPort, Black. I want to use my personal laptop with this docking station to output the display...
  13. P

    [SOLVED] 4 hdmi monitors, 1 keyboard, 1 mouse, 1 external hard drive, with 3 computers.

    Is there a way to share these peripherals (4monitors,mouse,keyboard, drive) with 3 computers? Like a KVM switch where i can switch which computer has control/uses these. 2 X49" 5120x1440 and 2X34" 1440x2560
  14. L

    [SOLVED] Need a new cable for an HP USB C Dock G4

    I've got an HP USB C Dock G4 docking station. A while ago the USB C cable that connects the laptop with the docking station (USB C on both sides) got damaged (no way of repairing it). I've posted a very similar question on the official HP support forums and haven't gotten one single answer in...
  15. S

    [SOLVED] Recommend a external hard drive docking station to wipe drives

    I have decommissioned a Western Digital MyCloud EX4 and I need to wipe the 4 drives that lived in the NAS. I have a Sabrent SATA to USB connector and tried to wipe the drives from Ubuntu, but when viewing the drives with gdisk -l and lsusb, I could see a ton of errors, for some reason. I...
  16. busets

    Docking station Mackbook/windows 2 screens

    Hi everyone I am looking for a docking station that works with both a Macbook Pro (13" 2018) and a windows 10 laptop. Both laptops have USB-C ports. I'd like the docking station to support two external monitors. I have not decided which ones yet, but most likely two "normal" (i.e. no gaming or...
  17. mikekazik1

    [SOLVED] Are docking stations more reliable than external USB hard drives?

    I had a Western Digital Passport from 2011 that died on me a few months ago. I was thinking about getting something else so I can do external file backups. I came across some hard drive docking stations that you can stick regular desktop hard drives into and have that be your backup device...
  18. Art89

    Question Any dock that supports both a laptop and desktop?

    Here’s the situation, I’m working from home and my work laptop and two monitors (along with dock) are currently taking up my personal desktop space. Is there any solution/dock to simply add in my desktop to the dock to keep using the same monitors, keyboard and mouse? My desktop has a GTX 1080...
  19. dolokhov

    [SOLVED] Can docking stations harm laptops?

    My old desktop used to skip when I used a docking station, and I always worried it was messing with the video card. Can docking stations harm your PC/laptop? I have a new Zenbook 14 and I am concerned about using a docking station but it doesn't have enough ports for the USB peripherals.
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    [SOLVED] docking station in another room

    Hi, I’m looking to have my workstation in a different room of where I will work. I was thinking to connect my workstation with a thunderbolt 10m cable until the next room where it will get connected with a docking station. On that docking station, I’ll connect monitor, keyboard and mouse. I was...
  21. D

    [SOLVED] HDMI vs DP for docking stations

    Hi, I’m saying goodbye to my gaming desktop for college and replacing it with an XPS 13. I have 2 QHD, 144hz monitors, but after looking into docking stations, none of them support 144hz. So what’s the point of finding a dock with dual DP over dual HDMI. The only advantage of DP over HDMI that...
  22. Jackie69

    Question All In 1 HDD Docking Station

    I have a all in 1 hdd docking station I bought at an estate sale in the box new. I'm presently using my Acer Aspire E 300. The docking station doesn't show up anywhere when I plug it into the usb port. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling all three usb ports by going into device manager...
  23. L

    [SOLVED] Docking Station for Portable USB HDD

    Hi All, I have many external Portable USB HDD, from Seagate, WD, etc. They are mostly USB 2.0, and some USB 3.0. Every time I need to use any of them, after remembering what is stored in which portable HDD, I need to plug them into a USB port in my machine to access them. Is there any...
  24. rupertmcdougal

    [SOLVED] Docking a Laptop into a Desktop?

    I apologize for the complicated question... hopefully someone can direct me to a simple solution. Ultimately I am looking for a way to have the portability of a laptop so that I can work at home (with all of my files on my machine), have access to all of my files from my machine when I'm in...
  25. L

    [SOLVED] Can I connect a thunderbolt 3 dock to a ThinkPad T460s?

    I have two laptops, a ThinkPad T490 and a T460s. The T490 has a thunderbolt 3 port, but the T460s only has USB 3.0. I was wondering if it's possible to connect a thunderbolt 3 hub to the T460s through a thunderbolt 3 female to usb 3.0 male adapter. Will it connect all peripherals to the t460s...
  26. J

    [SOLVED] What Laptop for 4-6 x 2K monitors

    Just curious if anyone had any recommendations for laptop/docking station/monitor combos that could run 4-6 external 2K monitors? I was thinking one of the new Dell XPS 15 i9 8 core processor laptops or would I even need that much power??? For the monitors I was thinking I could even run 4 wide...
  27. S

    Question Can I set up a 3 monitor display with the following: ThinkPad P1 (laptop) + ThinkVision P27h 27" Monitor (x3, monitors) + Thunderbolt 230W dock?

    Hi all - I am looking to set up a 3-monitor system (where each screen is independent, and not just a mirror image of any other display) using my ThinkPad P1, connected to 3 ThinkVision P27h 27" Monitors using ThinkPads's Thunderbolt 230W dock (UK). Key questions are (links to the various...
  28. [SOLVED] What's the name of this cable ?

    Hello, I intend to buy this docking station: Product page and i would like to know the full name of the USB cable: Thank you
  29. C

    [SOLVED] Personal Desktop and Workstation Setup

    Hi All, Below you will find a list of components I have at the moment: 2x Dell U2414h monitors (at the moment these are daisy chained to my desktop) desktop graphics card (EVGA gtx 970) ducky shine 3 keyboard logitech g502 mouse HP zbook 14 G2 ( work laptop) Dell d6000 docking station Right...
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    Question Docking station for laptop and Desktop PC

    Hi, Im thinking of buying a docking station to connect my 2 monitors and keyboard and as well as my PC desktop. However when I am not using my desktop (powered off), can I simply connect my laptop to one of the available usb-ports to use the 2 monitors and keyboard for my laptop? Thanks
  31. asem1123

    Question How do I shut down my iPhone if the touchscreen is 100% broken

    I can't find an option for iOS or iPhone so I'm posting this in the Macbook category. My iPhone's touchscreen completely stopped working and I'm wondering how to shut it down, because it needs to swipe and if the touchscreen is dead, obviously you can't swipe and if I tried hard reset it will...
  32. J

    What does VRAM affect?

    Does it affect how mamy frames I can get? Does it affect how high I can set the graphics to?
  33. I

    Audio Dropouts with SB Z over optical

    I don't see a forum for audio cards, so putting this here. I recently upgraded systemboard, CPU, memory (Ryzan 7 2700X, ASUS B450 Plus, if it matters). I had my SBZ set up for Dolby Digital Live (or I actually prefer the dts version, whatever that's called) to push the 5.1 signal to my Yamaha...
  34. Marrobot

    Software glitch or faulty hardware?

    My friend had a strange glitch recentely where some of the roof textures in Fortnite turned into multicolored garbled messes. Is this just a glitch, or could this be a faulty graphics card? Cheers! [Edit] Specs: Intel Core i5-7400 8gb ddr4 2666mhz (running @ 2400mhz) NVIDIA Geforce 1050ti b250...
  35. L

    Best password app

    I have an elderly neighbor who has used a computer for years but can no longer remember passwords. With everyone going nuts over security these days and forcing people to change passwords and even stores forcing you to "create an account" in order to just browse products, it is making it...
  36. D

    I need Cheap Motherboard which is compatible with kaby lake processors

    I am soon going to upgrade my CPU from i3(2120) to i5(7500), My budget is not kind of low so I am not able spend too much on motherboard, plz suggest some cheap compatible motherboard for i5(7500)
  37. D

    Concerning Motherboard BIOS with i3 6100

    Hello, just wondering if i use the i3 6100 with the msi h110m gaming motherbard do i need to update the bios? If so, can you show me how? Thanks
  38. S

    Name of old platform dos rpg

    Can't remember the name of an old dos game, this game is in 2d and when the main character kills the mobs they loot mitrhyl armours and adamantium armours with diferent colours of the materials, the prospective was in platform and not in first person but in third the pg was blonde and not...
  39. M

    Crystal Disk Info: Beware

    I recently installed Crystal Disk Info on a hard disk that was riddled with bad sectors. Crystal Disk Info was installed for 1 hour and all the time it reported that the drive was in good health. Is a HDD monitoring tool like this only suitable for monitoring over a couple of day because it's...
  40. S

    I need help on a PC build!

    Hello! I an very new to PC building (and these forums, 1st post). I was looking for some people to steer me in the right direction to make my PC great for high end gaming now, and in the future, and help me drop the price down with comparable parts and thing of that nature. (USD 1500 is...