Desktop will not load when computer is undocked from docking station
Posted on 2008-06-20
This issue has been bothering me for a few days now, and I can't figure out what is causing it. I have an end user who is working on an HP Compaq 8150p laptop with Windows XP. When the computer is on the docking station, the desktop loads and all is fine; however, if you shut down, undock the computer, and boot it up again, the wallpaper will load and nothing else. I can't CTRL+ALT+DEL, or right-click on the desktop to get to properties.
I have disabled the second monitor feature as well as download the latest driver for the graphics card in the machine. And as far as I can tell, it is running the current BIOS. I have NOT tried to roll back the driver to a previous one, as I didn't know if this would help the situation or not.
Thank you in advance for your help on this!