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HP Notebook PCs - USB Ports on HP Advanced Docking Station Fail After Rebooting or Undocking


Document ID: c00597015

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HP Notebook PCs - USB Ports on HP Advanced Docking Station Fail After Rebooting or Undocking
NOTICE: The information in this document, including products and software versions, is current as of the Release Date. This document is subject to change without notice.

Release Date: 2006-01-30

Last Updated: 2006-03-15


The USB Ports fail to work on the Advanced Docking station after system is shut down or undocked. The only way to get them to re-detect is to power cycle the Advanced Docking station. The issue is related to the docking station, not with the notebook.


The specific notebook PCs affected by this issue are listed in the Hardware Platforms Affected section at the bottom of this advisory.


Contact HP for assistance.

Hardware Platforms Affected: HP Compaq nx6120 Notebook PC, HP Compaq nc6220 Notebook PC, HP Compaq nc8230 Notebook PC, HP Compaq nx8220 Notebook PC, HP Compaq nc4200 Notebook PC, HP Compaq nc6120 Notebook PC, HP Compaq tc4200 Tablet PC, HP Compaq nw8240 Mobile Workstation, HP Compaq nc6230 Notebook PC
Operating Systems Affected: Microsoft Windows XP Professional Edition(Standard HP Product)
Software Affected: Not Applicable
Support Communication Cross Reference ID: IA00597015
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