hot docking


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hot docking

The ability to place a laptop computer into its docking station without having to turn it off first. After insertion, all the peripheral devices attached to the docking station are active. See hot swap.
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The Satellite Pro Express Port Replicator supports hot docking and undocking.
Single cable Universal Serial Bus (USB) connection to laptop PC -- Legacy Ports (one parallel, one serial, two PS/2 ports for keyboard and mouse) -- Two fully-powered USB downstream ports -- Windows 98-98SE, 2000 and Millennium Edition compatible -- Hot docking and undocking of peripherals -- Universal solution eliminates need for additional port replicator when upgrading laptops -- SoftDock(TM) utility manages docking profiles such as printer and network defaults
The Company has extended its CardWizard family with CardWizard-Plus, adding hot docking support for select hardware, enabling users to insert and remove systems at docking stations without rebooting.