Simon Graves

Laptop docking creates video problem

Discussion created by Simon Graves on Feb 1, 2007
Latest reply on Feb 10, 2007 by Devon Sowell
Does this sound familiar to anyone?  SW 2006 runs fine andsnappy on my HP laptop.  But when I use the docking station(driving an HP LP2065 monitor) I get the following problem:

I can open three parts, drawings, assemblies, of any size, with noproblem.  When I open a fourth window, the system getsincredibly sluggish.  But then if I tile or cascade thewindows, the problem goes away.  

This suggests to me that it's a video card problem but howdoes that explain the docking discrepancy?  Is there sometwo-way video information flowing through the docking connector? I'm stumped.

I'm using an ATI Mobility Radeon X1300 card with 512MB of memory.