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Chapter 2. Laptop and PDA Annoyances > MAINTENANCE ANNOYANCES

MAINTENANCE ANNOYANCES

EASING A DIFFICULT DOCK

The Annoyance:

I really have to fiddle with my laptop to get it to dock properly.

The Fix:

Most notebook and laptop PCs provide a rear connection that fits to a compatible docking station or port expander. The connector uses a whole slew of very small contacts and, over time, dust and oils (such as skin moisturizer residue) can accumulate on these contacts.


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