4. Align the top-left corner of the computer with the guide post of the docking station. Attach your
computer to the docking station as shown
5. Check the docking status indicator. The docking status indicator turns on when the computer is
Note: If the indicator is off, your computer is not attached to the docking station successfully. To solve
the problem, detach and reattach the computer.
6. Turn the system lock key to the locked position (
Attention: When the computer is attached to a docking station, always hold the whole assembly when you
need to move your computer. Otherwise, the docking station might drop down.
Detach a docking station
Note: ThinkPad Basic Docking Station does not ship with a system lock installed. If you do not purchase
and install a system lock, skip step 1 in the following instruction.
1. Turn the system lock key to the unlocked position (
until you hear a click. Slide the latch in the direction as
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