About once a week when I get to work, I have to remove the battery and put it back before the thinkpad sees the dock and will turn on.
I am running WinXp and do a shutdown between home and the office. Placing the thinkpad in the dock, it doesn't show the lights saying it sees any power and pushing the power on on the dock does nothing. I have external keyboard, mouse and monitor so I run in the dock with the lid closed.
So it seems something is getting reset when I pop the battery for a second and then the re-dock. Have others seen this and have any clues on why or how to fix it??
Have this problem been occuring since you first received the brand new laptop??? or have this problem started to occur after you have used your laptop and installed some software on it.... because i had similar problems with my X series laptop, but i later found out it was some software that i installed on the winxp, which caused the problem..... have you updated you BIOs??