KBR1 Issue - Have to Unplug Each Morning

I set up the KBR1 so I can use it to log into my work laptop (Windows 10). I keep it plugged into my docking station, and have the KBR1 wired/taped under my desk. The KBR1 only comes on when my laptop is connected to the docking station.

My issue is, when first connecting my laptop to the docking station, and turning on my laptop (via the button on the docking station), the laptop turns on, and the KBR1 lights up and beeps. But, when I go to scan my NExT, it beeps but doesn’t type. I’m then forced to reach under my desk and unplug the cord and replug it in. After that, the KBR1 works as normal.

Has anyone else experienced this? Do you have a suggestion so I don’t have to keep unplugging my KBR1 every morning?

I’m thinking a possible solution would be to get one of those USB switches/adapters that have buttons to turn the USB on/off, but not sure if that would work.

I tried to find it on google but no luck, you surely can use powershell to unmount and remount the device

Ok. I thought I had it… I noticed my docking station had an “Always On” USB slot. I plugged the KBR1 into that and rebooted. The KBR1 stayed on but still a no go.

I’ll plug the KBR1 directly into the laptop to make sure that isn’t the issue. If it works, then I know it’s something with how the Laptop reacts with the Docking Station.

Yeah, that would be my suggestion also.
Try them all…

Plugging directly into the laptop works upon restart. So issue is with my docking station.

Weird that my wireless keyboard and mouse work upon startup, but not the KBR1…I’ll think of something.

Side Note… remind me to be careful where I place my phone. Despite my office table being a couple inches thick, the KBR1 detected my phone through the table. That sound woke me right up lol.

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