When powering up my laptop, it takes several minutes where the hard disk is heavily doing its needlework, but no screen appears on either of the monitors connected to the docking station. Also, if one opens the laptop, the built-in screen is and remains empty. Very surprisingly: After several minutes, the bios screen shows up, so all of this seems to happen before the operating system takes control. Then Windows 7 boots and operates normally.
The observation easily leads to a wrong conclusion:
Monitors connected to a Dell docking station seem not to be powered on before Windows is loaded. If Windows 7 triggers a run of
In my case, the root cause for Windows 7 to suddanly start running