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USB devices connected to ThinkPad docks will not wake ThinkPad notebooks when ThinkPad is in S3 (Standby) state

Symptom

The USB mouse or keyboard attached, either wired or wirelessly, will not wake the ThinkPad from the S3 (Standby) state by pressing the mouse buttons or the keyboard buttons if the USB devices are attached to the ThinkPad dock.

 

Affected Configurations

The above symptom is associated with, but not limited to, the following systems:

  • ThinkPad

Affected Systems (machine types, model types):

  • Any ThinkPad notebook system attached to ThinkPad docks with USB devices attached to dock.

System is configured with:

  • Any Lenovo ThinkPad attached to ThinkPad dock models (4336-xxx, 4337-xxx, 4338-xxx)

 

Applies to
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 2000

 

Limitation

This is not a limitation of the ThinkPad dock or of ThinkPad notebook systems.  This function is by design.

 

Solution

Press the ThinkPad dock Power button to resume the system from the S3 (Standby) state or attach the USB devices directly to USB ports on ThinkPad system.

 

Trademarks

Lenovo, ThinkServer, ThinkCentre, ThinkStation, and ThinkPad are trademarks of the Lenovo Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

Microsoft, Windows, and the Windows logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

 

 


  • Alias ID: SF13-T0059
  • Document ID: HT077684
  • Last Updated :2014-06-17
  • (c) 2014 Lenovo