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T460s (A7) Me FW Downgrade - Request MeSpiLock Failed error

Q: T460s (A7) Me FW Downgrade - Request MeSpiLock Failed error

We are upgrading our T460s to Intel ME firmware & BIOS v1.33, and randomly encounter error " (A7) Me FW Downgrade - Request MeSpiLock Failed" on reboot we still able to load and login Windows but TPM is not found in windows, and bitlocker on suspend can you please advise what we could do to resolve this? Thanks

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Preferred Solution: T460s (A7) Me FW Downgrade - Request MeSpiLock Failed error

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

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Dell customer support wasn't able to help me fix this issue. Luckily I've got a bit of experience with computers and was able to figure it out. Basically, my XPS 8900 started freezing at start up (at the Dell logo) and would either remain frozen or black out the screen with the error message, (A7) Me FW Downgrade - Request MeSpiLock Failed.
So, for anyone else unfortunate enough to encounter this error, here's the fix;
- Start Computer
- Press F12 at the Dell logo (May require wired keyboard)
- Select "Change Boot Mode Settings"
- Select "Legacy Boot Mode, Secure Boot OFF"
- Apply changes
- Computer will restart, press F12 again at the Dell logo
- Select "Windows Boot Manager"
- Computer will start as normal. Log in. Once on your desktop, restart computer
- Press F12 at the Dell Logo
- Select "Change Boot Mode Settings"
- Select "UEFI Boot Mode, Secure Boot ON"
The computer should then start normally and you should have no more issues. 
Hopefully I can help at least one person with this information, I was tearing my hair out in frustration. Have a good day :)

A:XPS 8900 ERROR - (A7) Me FW Downgrade - Request MeSpiLock Failed

Hi,
I have a XPS 8900 I purchased from Costco about 2 months ago.  Just this month I have had my system freeze on me 7 times.  It boots up ok but freezes randomly while I am logged in on the internet or in outlook.  I have had to do cold boots. This last cold boot I did today I barely saw the message "Request MeSpiLock Failed" as it was booting up.
Costco tech support asked me to did a system restore which didn't help and another time ask that I do a rebuild to earlier version of Windows 10.  I don't have high hopes that this last change will help.
Do you think the steps you listed in your post on 1/15/16 at 6:38pm would fix my problem?
Thanks - Joanne

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I have an Inspiron 7559 that is failing to boot. It displays "(A7) Me FW Downgrade - Request MeSpiLock Failed" just after showing the white Dell logo.I think my daughter turned it off when an automatic BIOS upgrade was started. The system was reporting the BIOS was at 1.2.0 but it couldn't see any USB drives. I ran BIOS recovery which left me with version 1.1.3 and the ability to see USB drives - still not able to boot into Windows 10.
I downloaded the latest firmware (1.2.1) and created a new bootable USB drive to update my firmware. If I run the Inspiron_7559_1.2.1.EXE from a DOS prompt or from the BIOS Flash Update option after hitting F12 it fails with "Unable to start a Secure Flash session".
Running from DOS:
I get promoted to Start to Flash: Y
Decompress ROM completes.
Get related info.
Uploading the ROM into the BIOS completes.
Uploading the ME Capsule data into the BIOS completes.
Begin to update BIOS from version 1.1.3 to 1.2.1 fails with "Error: Unable to start a Secure Flash session."
I've tried various boot settings of UEFI/Secure, UEFI/NotSecure and Legacy. Also Dell DDDP and Rufus to make bootable DOS USB drives.
I've also tried using the recovery utility (hold esc + control when connecting in the AC power) with a USB and a BIOS_IMG.rcv - I get a black screen and 3 amber flashes followed by 4 while flashes on the LED. Without a USB I will get the recovery screen.
Diagnostics did not report any issues.
Would love to know... Read more

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Greetings,

I am having a current issue and for the life of me have been unable to resolve it. I'll start from the very beginning.

I am currently working on a new build that contains an Asus Maximus VIII Hero. I was trying to figure out a way to get windows 7 on a Samsung m.2 ssd and it hasn't been working out. I made some bios changes hoping it would resolve the issue and nothing. I changed all of the bios settings back to default, installed a regular Samsung 850, and installed Windows. Ever since then it takes ages to boot. Between the Asus splash screen and the Windows start screen I get the error message "(A7) Me FW - Downgrade - Request MeSpiLock Failed" it also makes a loud click sound.

I've found a few posts online but nothing has helped yet, I have also switched all hardware except for the MOBO and CPU since I do not have any spares lying around. I have also re-seeded the CPU and cooler.

Any information would be greatly appreciated.

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my issue is the same as this old thread (and how i found this form) http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Boot-and-Lockup/A7-Me-FW-Downgrade-Request-Me-Spilock-Failed/td... I have just taken delivery of a refurbished pavillion which has the above BIOS issue, it didnt come with any recovery disk or USB. The company can replace it but its going to be in January, so if i can sort this myself and my kids actually have a christmas present I will obviously be very happy, and slightly less angry lol I cant get it to start in safe mode even (assuming safe mode is f11) any idea of a work around if i cant get in to execute me.bat? thanks in advance  

A:(A7) Me FW Downgrade - Request Me Spilock Failed

i guess I need to update the BIOS, but not sre how to do that without windows access

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having trouble installing an Epson WF-2530 printer onto win 8.1 machines.
i have 3 win 8.1/64 bit machines. it will install and is working on only one.
used the same installation disc, and install process, and cables with all 3 machines.
googling the problem shows plenty of stuff mainly updating drivers. done that, still no good.
Not sure why it works on only one, a generic clevo laptop w550eu.
thoughts???
the installation process stumbles when it asks you to connect the printer cable to the computer.

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Thank you for the explicit instructions on how to activate hibernation. Unfortunately, I am getting the following message when entering the powercfg -h on:

Hibernation failed with the following error: The request is not supported.

The following items are preventing hibernation on this system.
There are one or more legacy drivers installed:
VgaSave
An internal system component has disabled hibernation.
PLEASE HELP!!! Can I disable the VgaSave driver?

Thanks in advance.

A:Hibernation failed with error: The request is not supported

Welcome to Seven Forums bbossoxx. The VgaSave is a default system driver. Have you tried updating your display driver? If no help, suggest running the System File Checker

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

A Guy

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Was trying to plug my Toshiba 1tb External hard drive in to retrieve music off it and it wont recognize the drive. Device manager revealed the yellow triangle and error message. It works on my wifes hp streambook and also my kids stream book both are running wondows 10 like mine. I have tried nearly 10 different suggestions from google searches and have gotten nowhere. The only thing I couldnt try was turning off the usb in the power options, for some reason mine doesnt display that option. My notebook only has 1 usb port so I cant try a different port. Any suggestions or fixes?

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I'm here to request Lenovo to update the bios to enable the M.2 2242 42mm for SSDs? This is really bad since our office PCs have been upgraded from T450s but it seems we are downgrading as we cannot use our originally bought M.2 2242 for the old T450s. Can you please update the bios to enable this the 2242 for SSDs? We need more diskspace to do some graphics and photo make ups on the road. The single 2280 is not enough since when we got the machines, only 512GB was available.

A:T460s - Request Lenovo to update the bios to enabl...

I don't believe that the PCI-e circuitry is still present for the WWAN card slot on the T460s so it's not as simple as a BIOS change to enable the previous functionality which was present in the T450s. There is a 1TB option for the T460s which is the PM961 SSD which could be installed in place of your 512gb SSD, but that may not be an option in your case.

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hello guys in my device manager there is a yellow triangle on a usb device driver saying : a request for device descriptor request failed first i thought maybe 1 of my us ports not working but when i tested all ports are working even card reader but the error is still there i updated drivers (chipset - etc) but it didnt help so i want to know how to get rid of that error and what is the problem with my laptop?
note: sometimes when i trun on my laptop that error is gone mysteriously and most of the times its showing up
note: i recently changed my wireless adapter tho the orginial adapter was a bt/wifi combo but the new one is just a wifi adapter and i have an ssd installed instead of dvd optical drive and both are working well
note: things i already tried: disabling fast boot-updating generic usb drivers-taking out battery for 5 minutes-updating drivers

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First time poster here with a head scratcher (to me).

My 6 mo old Dell XPS8700 came with W7 Pro 64 bit. About two weeks ago I decided to take the plunge to W10. Upgraded without issues, and been running great for two weeks.

This weekend I decided to go back to W7 and create an image of W7 just before I upgraded (in case I decide to downgrade later, after 30 days). Turns out to have been a bad move.

Prior to downgrading, I created images of the W10 system with not one but three tools (EaseUS, Aomei, and Macrium).

I tried using the Restore W7 function in W10, which started fine but then crashed (I don't recall the error message, but it was not very clear). Subsequently the PC would not boot, I got the dreaded "Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change blah blah", and the repair disk option did nothing. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/w...f-1c164b7caf65

I thought "no problem, I have the images saved". I tried to restore the W10 image using Macrium and the rescue disk. The image loaded, but when I tried to boot, I got the same exact error message.

I did the same thing with Aomei and EaseUS, and again got the exact same error messages. I simply could not boot up the PC.

After screwing with it most of the day, I found an Aomei image from 5 months ago. I was able to restore that one and the system now boots up fine. So while I need to download a bunch of programs to get back to where I was, I think (hope) that I am on the r... Read more

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Hello

I have toshiba Satellite C850-B559 with windows 8 operating system,
I try to downgrade from Windows 8 to Windows 7 Enterprize 64-bit.
It works good but the activation by KMS Server faild !!!

can you help me to find the problem ?!

A:Satellite C850-B559: Win 8 to Win 7 downgrade KMS Server activation failed

Hi

Your have purchased Windows 7 from Microsoft?
So serial key has been provided by Microsoft. Is it Right?

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Hi,
I have an adsl connection. i have a GLB-502T D-Link modem/router . It works fine with the desktop only plugged to the ethernet. Now I want to have a wireless LAN setup at home. which is why i connected the DI-514 wireless router to the ethernet port of the modem/router and the desktop to one of the five ethernet ports. The desktop worked fine on the first go but i cannot connect the laptop. The connection is made and drops in about 30 secs or so saying The host did not respond to the DHCP request made. If i repair this which menas the lappy will again do a request the lappy connects again but gives the same err in about the same time .
Please Help
Thanks for any small i/p
 

A:DHCP request failed

I'm surprised that it worked at all. Both of those routers have the same subnet as their base address, which usually makes it impossible for the second router to connect to the WAN port. I'd configure the secondary router as follows, which will give you the wireless capability, but eliminate the second NAT layer and it's difficulties.

Connecting two (or more) SOHO broadband routers together.

Configure the IP address of the secondary router(s) to be in the same subnet as the primary router, but out of the range of the DHCP server in the primary router. For instance DHCP server addresses 192.168.0.2 through 192.168.0.100, I'd assign the secondary router 192.168.0.254 as it's IP address, 192.168.0.253 for another router, etc.

Note: Do this first, as you will have to reboot the computer to connect to the router again for the remaining changes.

Disable the DHCP server in the secondary router.

Setup the wireless section just the way you would if it was the primary router, channels, encryption, etc.

Connect from the primary router's LAN port to one of the LAN ports on the secondary router. If there is no uplink port and neither of the routers have auto-sensing ports, use a cross-over cable. Leave the WAN port unconnected!

This procedure bypasses the routing function (NAT layer) and configures the router as a switch (or wireless access point for wireless routers).
 

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I am running Win 7 Home 64 bit and have encountered windows update failures. All suggested fixes have failed to resolve the problem so I tired to run system restore back to a date that I believed would restore the pc to a time when windows update was functional.
To my chagrin the restore also failed with the following window popups appearing: Unspecified error during system restore 0xc0000022. The other popup tells me that the program can't start because rtl120.bpl is missing. Try reinstalling the program to fix the problem. I don't know of the two error messages are related or the missing file mentioned relates to something else?
Any suggestions or guidance would be appreciated.
Frank

A:Request help with failed system restore

Hi Frank,

Lets look at this from your original problem -- Updates

please run
sfc /scannow (note the space)
then SURT
Download System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB947821) [October 2014] from Official Microsoft Download Center

These might actually fix both.

Upload the CBSlog, and i'll have a look.

Do you/have used a tune-up utility or registry cleaner if so reverse the changes.

Roy

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Hi,
Found your site in looking for fix of:
Detection of product '{CD1CD48D-7B18-4254-B43D-AEAB704AB063}', feature 'MailBox' failed during request for component '{D63F75DD-A0BA-4F10-8EFB-90CE24836B4C}'​Here is some of the info I see you like to have;
XP home
AMD 64 at 3200+
2.01 GHz, 384 MB
Uninstall_list- notepad
Ad-Aware 2007
Adobe Flash Player Plugin
Adobe Reader 8.1.2
Adobe® Photoshop® Album Starter Edition 3.2
America Online (Choose which version to remove)
AVG 7.5
CCleaner (remove only)
Coupon Printer for Windows
CouponBar
Digital Media Reader
EarthLink FastLane
EarthLink Software
EarthLink Toolbar
Google Photos Screensaver
Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer
Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer
Google Updater
High Definition Audio Driver Package - KB888111
HijackThis 2.0.2
Hotfix for Windows Media Format 11 SDK (KB929399)
Hotfix for Windows Media Player 11 (KB939683)
Hotfix for Windows XP (KB914440)
Hotfix for Windows XP (KB915865)
Hotfix for Windows XP (KB926239)
Hotfix for Windows XP (KB935448)
HP Extended Capabilities 4.7
HP Image Zone 4.7
HP PSC & OfficeJet 4.7
HP Software Update
J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0 Update 2
Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1
Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1
Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 Hotfix (KB928366)
Microsoft Compression Client Pack 1.0 for Windows XP
Microsoft Digital Image Starter Edition 2006
Microsoft Internationalized Domain Names Mitigation APIs
Microsoft Money 2005
Microsoft National Language Sup... Read more

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Let me start out by saying that I've googled the shit out of this problem, tried several things, and nothing worked.

I have a D-Link USB 2.0 Hub that I got about a week ago. It's been working awesome up until recently. It's a plug and play device, however windows is failing to recognize it, and thus making everything I have plugged into it unusable.

In the 'Device Status' box it says:

Code:
Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems.
(Code 43)A request for the USB device descriptor failed.

And in the 'Events' tab, there's a few listed, I'm not sure if they are much help:


Code:
Device not migrated

Device USB\VID_0000&PID_0002\6&1330e4d7&0&3 could not be migrated.
Last Device Instance Id: USB\VID_0000&PID_0001\6&3AE11B61&0&1
Class Guid: {36FC9E60-C465-11CF-8056-444553540000}
Location Path:
Migration Rank: 0xF000FFFFFFFFF100
Present: falseStatus: 0xC0000719


Code:
Device configured (usb.inf)

Device USB\VID_0000&PID_0002\6&1330e4d7&0&3 was configured.
Driver Name: usb.inf
Class Guid: {36FC9E60-C465-11CF-8056-444553540000}Driver Date: 06/21/2006
Driver Version: 10.0.14393.0
Driver Provider: MicrosoftDriver
Section: BADDEVICE.Dev.NTDriver Rank: 0xFF0000Matching
Device Id: USB\DEVICE_DESCRIPTOR_FAILUREOutranked
Drivers: usb.inf:USB\DEVICE_DESCRIPTOR_FAILURE:00FF2000
Device Updated: falseParent
Device: USB\ROOT_HUB30\5&35f8b9e6&0&0


Code:
Device not started

Devic... Read more

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Hey guys... I am about ready to pull what hair I have left out of my head. Here is my setup:

-MSI X99A Pro Carbon motherboard
-Intel Core i7 6800K prcessor w/Cooler Master Hyper Evo 212 cooler
-32 gigs of DDR 4 Quad Channel ram
-Windows 10 Pro
-One SSD 250GB Intel drive for OS
-5 internal HDDs for storage - All Sata connected
-Corsair Graphite 760T case.

I do not over clock. I have the ram overclocked in the BIOS using XMP to 3000 speed, but that's it.

Here is my situation, and I am baffled and feel super deflated over this mess as I run a small project studio for video and audio work and this is causing me to fall behind on projects.

I am getting constant on screen pop up notifications that a recent USB device isn't recognizable or 'has malfunctioned and windows doesn't recognize it' along with constant USB connect/disconnect sounds. I just built this custom PC this past week and everything seemed fine for a couple days, and then this started.

When it does this, I go into device manager, and I get a yellow exclamation mark under the USB list that says 'Unknown USB Device (Device Descriptor Request Failed). I have hit google search and tried every single suggestion I could find including the following:

-Blowing all the dust out of all the ports, although i doubt that was an issue because the case and motherboard are brand new.

-Going into device manager, and disabling or uninstalling the device that is giving the error. It pops right back ... Read more

A:USB Device Descrptior Request Failed Issue. PLEASE HELP!!!

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Hello! I encounter a problem about dhcp, I use tow dhcp servers , tow routers and four pcs, the line is on, but dhcp request fail, I can't find out where is wrong, help me please,thankyou very much!

I can't upload my .pkt file........

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Hi all,

(Unknown USB Device - A request for the USB device descriptor failed)

Massive problem I have encountered since buying a new laptop pre-installed with Windows 8.1

I have 3 external USB storage devices - 1x Corsair "Slider" 64GB, 1x HiTachi Touro 750GB, & 1x HiTachi 4TB external drive. ALL drives are coming up with the same error message and are not being recognized by Windows 8.1

The strange thing is, I also have another 2 PCs - one with Win7 and one with WinXP and the drives work without issue.

I've spent the last 4 days scouring the net looking for answers, and thus I am here hoping someone can shed some light as to why ALL of these drives do not work on this new laptop pre-installed with Windows 8.1?

Even stranger still is I have other thumb drives, a cheap Transcend 32GB (which is USB3.0) and a few cheapo (USB2.0) drives of various sizes by Strontium, Lexar and so on which work perfectly.

But the one that has me o.O is an expensive 64GB thumb drive called the Mach Extreme which also works perfectly with this laptop???

So all up 2x HiTachi drives & 1x Corsair thumb drive are not working and its driving me bonkers!

If no drives worked at all, then I would be seeking the manufacturer for maybe a faulty component. Dodgy USB ports, or maybe a motherboard problem. But having a handfull of drives, of various makes, sizes and both USB3.0 - 2.0 fully working leaves me scratching the old chrome dome as to what could be the issue

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A:A request for the USB device descriptor failed. (error43)

You can mark this thread as SOLVED!

Okay here's the fix that worked for me, maybe it will work for you.

I've always updated drivers, WinXP, Win7 and so on, the same way - download the driver, go into device manager and select browse, then point windows to the downloaded driver to update the necessary files. Its always worked that way for me for as long as I can remember.

Not so it appears with windows 8 - for some strang reason.

For me I had to update to the latest Intel Chipset Drivers, but instead of the tried and trusted methos above, you simply hit the setup.exe and let windows 8 do its thing. Believe it or not, but this fixed the issue.

Yes I had already updatd to the latest Intel Chipset Drivers using the device manager method, and yes windows "did" update ...someting??? But the USB devices were still showing the Unknown USB Device error. But using the setup.exe fixed the everything and all my USB devices are now working perfectly with Windows 8.

How, why, who knows, but I hope this works for others with the same problem.

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I have a flash drive that I previously used in public computer lab (where many viruses linger) the other day to do my work. As I got home, the flash drive isn't working anymore, saying "USB Device not Recognized". I also noticed that it really took me a while to finally, safely remove it from the computer lab's PC. So I actually wonder if it actually removed my flash drive properly.

On Device Manager, it says "Unknown USB Device (Device Descriptor Request Failed)".
On the Properties, the device status says "Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43) -- A request for the USB device descriptor failed."

My flash drive is a Kingston Flash Drive DataTraveler (DT100) 16GB, and my PC is running on Windows 8.1.

Things I have tried:
- Shut down my PC, unplugged power and removed battery, waited for a while, booted my PC and try plugging in again.
- On Device Manager, uninstalled it and scanned for hardware changes, it still returns as "Unknown USB Device".
- On Device Manager, I clicked "Update Driver Software..." and it returns me a message saying "The best driver software for your device is already installed".
- Unfortunately, when I visited Kingston's website to check if there is driver for this specific flash drive, there isn't any... "There are no downloads or drivers available for this product".
- Used Windows 8's Troubleshooting tool. It only detected my problem, but was un... Read more

A:USB not recognized (Device Descriptor Request Failed)

if you have tried on other systems using different OS then the error is normally because of issues with the item not the PC , it might be 'confused' or have corrupted data or be faulty.

If you have the data still stored elsewhere...then you may be able to reset the flash drive and see if it recognises it then.

I'm not sure if there is a reset switch anywhere on that stick.

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I had my Samsung Core Prime plugged in via usb, I'm guessing I pulled it out without ejecting, as now whenever i plug it in, gives Drive descriptor request failed. It's not the port or the cord as the phone's charging perfectly fine. I've restarted both devices multiple times, uninstalled the usb drivers, and a bunch more. Any suggestions?

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Hello Ladies & Gents.

I would like to ask for your assistance on this slightly annoying problem.

I have 1 pair of Razer Megalodon USB headphones, on the start up of Windows 8.1 these headphones are not detected correctly. The only proof I have of this is in the device manager displays:

Universal Serial Bus Controllers -
Unknown USB Device (Device Descriptor Request Failed).

(Please see attached screenshots)

Once the device is disconnected and reconnected device manager then displays:

Universal Serial Bus Controllers -
USB Composite Device

The device then shows in "Audio inputs and outputs"

Cheers,

Mr Collective

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A:Razer Megalodon - (Device Descriptor Request Failed)

Razer is well known for BSOD drivers and problems, otherwise. (And taking very old drivers, changing nothing at all, giving it a new date and then claiming "Compatible!" with new OS.)

Perhaps give a shot with uninstalling their software, rebooting, the re-installing.

Make sure using the latest.

When all is said and done, you might just have to live with it.

Can't hurt to make sure chipset drivers are up to date. If Intel chipset, search their driver site for "Inf"

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Hello, The left USB socket on my X250 has started to return the message Device Descriptor Request Failed, but the right hand USB works as normal. I rarely used the left hand one so I am unsure for how long this has been the case, but now I am very keen to start using a USB keyboard so I am very keen to get it working again.I have tried uninstalling the device and reinstalling, and searching for new drivers.Thanks in advance for any help,Dave

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Hello, My T460S was pre-installed with Windows 7 with an upgradable license to Windows 10. I ordered Windows 10 Upgrade USB key from Lenovo. A guide was included with the USB key. I followed all the steps, but during the installation I got an error message saying that my installation failed halfway through. I waited a couple of hours just in case it was still loading but with no success. Trying to restart the installation with no success. Computer wont boot into my Windows 7 since it's probably overwritten. Nor can I boot from the USB key anymore, getting an error message saying "The boot configuration data for your pc is missing or contains errors". I've tried both UEFI and Legacy mode with no results. I called to the Lenovo support who told me to try to download and install Windows 10 from Microsofts page and then try again with the USB key that was sent to me. Me mentioned that it might have been a corrupted USB key causing all the trouble. Downloaded Windows 10 from Microsoft and I'm able to boot into installation mode, though it says I can't install it since it's a GPT Partion. Same here I tried both Legacy and UEFI mode, separetely with no results. Also, if I was able to install Windows 10, would not my old license key be gone? I've tried reaching out to the Lenovo support but unfortunately I get the feeling it is not in their interest helping me out... 

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Hello,

I have a BIG problem here with a SCSI drive on our web server in our school.

All of a sudden i keep getting Start Unit Request Failed at start up.

and then when I try to verify the HD on the SCSI menu I receive an
"UNEXPECTED SCSI COMMAND FAILURE" with above a SENSE KEY: "NOT READY".
Like it says, it's not ready.

now this is the secondary hard scsi disk, my primary bootup disk is fine, when i boot up windows, it boots up fine, but doesnt see the e: drive. in device manager though it is there and it says it is working properly.

Do you think it could be the hard disk has failed. only last week on this same server the power supply went. and we changed the power supply. could thsi be related?
Thanks

Ranj
 

A:SCSI hard drive problem. Start Unit request failed.

Try reseating the connectors to the drive. You might swap the power connector between the two drives. Maybe something was bumped when the power supply was removed. If that doesn't work then probably the drive has failed. I take it that the secondary drive is on the same cable as the primary one and it was working ok before the supply went?
 

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Suddenly my Dell DA200 Adapter doesn't work on my Dell XPS 13 9360.    HDMI & VGA can still work projecting to my monitor, but USB and LAN stops.
Tried uninstall, reinstall, update USB drivers to no avail.  Last resort was to clean install but problem is still there!  It's only been 3 months and I practically did nothing different than yesterday (no new install, change/update driver, etc.), just stopped today!
Tried the hdmi adapter to the USB-C and work, also showing it as billboard device, whilst the DA200 don't show.


Want to tried to wifi power setting, but couldn't find it in the device manage->network adapter?
Any idea what should i do?  Faulty adapter seems to be the last answer, but it's practically new and it was working flawlessly before.  Will i be able to claim warranty on it?

Thanks

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Hello fellow board users and team, My first post here. I have just ran Windows(10) updates and shut my Thinkpad T460s to upgrade my RAM. After powering up, before booting the system, this error pops by: "1802: Unauthorised network card is plugged in - power off and remove the network card. System is halted" So I swapped back to the previous RAM, same situation. I have removed RAM from the socket. SAME ERROR.The Thinkpad is bought brand new from Lenovo partner and is 3 days old.I have also read similar threads on this forum when users updated their BiOS or changed their network card. Well my case was Windows update and RAM change. It just happened to another user at our work and he did not run updates, he only upgraded RAM. Any help would be appreciated

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Dear allI just purchased T460s in auction website..after install windows i found several problem :.1 i cannot update my bios2 the machine sometime have intermittent fan noise and restart by himself.3 i fail to update intel management engine firmawareso i decide to revert all bios to its factory setting..so my laptop is fine but sometime the laptop take some momet to start and send message :"error sending end of post message to me HECI disabled"so di decide to bring my laptop to authorize lenovo Service center :the technician suggest that my planar is have some problem..but when i checked my machine the system detec my warranty is expired..any suggestion is appreciated ..this my 3 thinkpad, my previus machine SL400 and T420 working very wellthank you. 

A:T460s start up delay and BIOS error message " erro...

If you can get into the BIOS, try turning AMT off (under security menu)

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anybody have any ideas?
have tried sfc /scannow
also the steps in this Windows Update Error 80246008 in Windows 7 - Fix
but to no avail, i still receive the error message

i have also used take ownership on the downloader file in programdata/microsoft/network
and was able to start bits service once i then re enabled windows update. it hung for awhile so i restarted and got the same error for bits, tried take ownership again, but still get the same error
screenshot included

A:Windows Updates Failed BITS failed to start error code 2147024894

Please follow the Windows Update Posting Instructions and post the requested data
If the file is too large (8MB compressed), remove the older CBSPersist cab files until the final file is below the limit - you can always post them separately after zipping them. (the forum doesn't allow the upload of bare CAB files, for a number of reasons)

Also...

Open Event Viewer
click on the Windows logs entry in the left pane to expand it.
Now click on the Application entry - wait while it loads.
Click on 'File' in the menu bar and select Save...
Save the file as Appevt.evtx
Repeat for the System log
then zip both, and upload them.

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recently i tried to update my nvidia driver and it failled and didnt install a thing, so i went on and tried ALL possible fixes ie the main one being uninstall all nvidia download your mobo and card drivers reboot use a file cleaner to uninstall all nivida files BUT the 2 latest then reboot into safe again and instll the mobo driver reboot then when i got to finnal install the latest nvidia card driver it fails

A:nvidia installer failed error all basic fixes FAILED

  
Quote: Originally Posted by emmett82


recently i tried to update my nvidia driver and it failled and didnt install a thing, so i went on and tried ALL possible fixes ie the main one being uninstall all nvidia download your mobo and card drivers reboot use a file cleaner to uninstall all nivida files BUT the 2 latest then reboot into safe again and instll the mobo driver reboot then when i got to finnal install the latest nvidia card driver it fails


Hi emmett82,

Please let us know what is the error you received while trying to install the driver update for the system.

First of all manually remove the drivers from the system by following the link below:

Uninstall Graphics Drivers

Then use driver sweeper to remove any left over driver files:

Guru3D - Driver Sweeper

Restart the system and then download the drivers from the link below:

Drivers | GeForce

Keep us posted with the results so we can advise you further.

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Hello everyone! Sadly my first post here is written under pretty bad circumstances. I am one of the many people whose systems (in my case a Precision 15 5510) were "automatically" upgraded to Windows 10 without warning, as Microsoft changed the status of Windows 10 from an 'optional update' to that of a 'reccommended update'. After the installation completed, I was presented with the EULA and selected the 'decline' option and Windows notified me that if I continue with this option it will 'attempt to re-install Windows 7' so I did that. After supposedly re-installing Windows 7, my system restarted and booted with the Windows 7 logo but before the login screen appeared I got a blue screen and the laptop restarted. This subsequently happened every time I attempted to start my laptop, except for when I tried to boot in safe mode (which it did successfully). I restarted the laptop, pressed F8 and selected the Repair option and the Dell Backup and Recovery option after that. I selected the drive I want to backup (C:) from the menu and was notified to insert a Flash Drive or a SD card that has more than 43GB free. I inserted a 64 GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive (SanDisk Extreme, which is meant to be really fast) and clicked 'Next'. Dell Backup and Recovery has since been stuck on the next screen which says "Backing up your data and Dell Backup and Recovery settings" with the progress bar just flashing by rather than actually showin... Read more

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So I decided to get rid of the Windows 7 Beta and go back down to XP Professional. So I used a program called Active KillDisk to format my hard drive. *I used the upgrade option for Windows 7. Then I grabbed a copy of Windows XP professional from MSDNAA and burned it on a separate computer. But now the computer won't read the CD when I try to boot. Instead I get a message saying "Operating system not found". Tried to use floppy boot disks (from my flash drive) and I tried just booting from my flash drive. All to no avail. Is there anyway to fix this? This is my school computer and I need it for important work. Any help would be appreciated.

Boot Order:
USB Hard Drive
CD-Rom/DVD Drive
Hard Disk Drive
Floppy Disk Drive
Network Adapter

*I have tried having the CD-Rom first in the order but that doesn't work either.

**The CD works on the home computer.

***The CD was being read when Windows 7 was installed

A:Downgrade Error

Are you wanting to keep all your data? If so, You'll hav to stick with the upgrade you made. Reason being, Windows dont allow Downgrades. Only way is to completely reinstall the OS from a fresh format. If you are going to do a Format, Back Up all your important files and data before you conduct the installation.

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hey, im having problems with plugging in my mouse to any USB port, this just started around an hour ago. ive checked on the brand's website which carried no complaints on problems like this with the same mouse. tried pretty much everything, even looking
it up on youtube and forums... Nothing has worked, worser still, i got it for christmas and its stopped working, ive looked though the device manager too. Please try and help me, if u can. I use Razer Naga Waith Red if that helps

thanks,
onyx

A:Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43) A request for the USB device descriptor failed.

Hi onyx,
This error means a device driver notified the operating system that the device failed. This circumstance can occur if the device hardware fails or if the device driver fails.
Have you tried to update the device driver for test?
Please follow this guide trying t resolve this issue:
Code 43: Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc725873(v=ws.10).aspxKaren Hu
TechNet Community Support

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I was just working happily when my Microsoft Bluetooth Mouse just suddenly stopped working.
The Bluetooth settings page says "Bluetooth is turned off" and there are no options on the settings page or the system tray to turn Bluetooth on.
The Device Manager now has "Unknown USB device - device descriptor request failed" where it did not before.
Other devices all seem to be working fine - USB devices plugged in are being recognized and work properly. Only BT seems to be broken.
I've tried:
uninstalling the device and rebooting
installing the latest updated chipset drivers from the dell website
windows updates
pretty much all of the advice here: http ://troubleshooter.xyz/wiki/fix-usb-device-not-recognized-device-descriptor-request-failed

Any other ideas?
Thanks

A:XPS 15 9550 Bluetooth stopped working (Unknown USB device - device descriptor request failed)

So in desperation I just went into BIOS settings to see if there are any BT settings that may have become disabled. I didn't see any, and I didn't change any other settings.
After rebooting, BT and my mouse is now working again.
Something seems to be really flaky here, but hopefully this will help others with the same issue.

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I plugged my android device to my PC by usb ..it is saying USB device not recognized. Please help me.

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Hello, ok so after recently doing a clean install of windows 10(please don't get me started on that mess). my system has been plagued by random usb drops. it's where everything connected via USB suddenly disconnects then reconnects out of the blue. well I was using a Rosewill Transenclosure RX200R-APU-25B USB 3.0 dual 2.5 hard drive enclosure and transferring files from one drive to another (connected via USB) when one of these drops occurred. Now whenever I plug in my hard drive enclosure in a windows warning pops up and says "the USB drive that was just connected Malfunctioned and could not be installed" and in system manager it says "Unknown USB device (device descriptor request failed)". I know it's not the hard drives because I can remove them and use another connection and they work fine, all files intact. It's just now my hard drive enclosure won't recognize. This also happened to a "Loot crate exclusive Game of Thrones stark sigil 4GB USB stick I plugged in and turned into a windows 10 install drive. When I plugged it into use it after the windows media creator said it was done the USB stick was raw and unformatable. Please help. Microsoft keeps telling me it's a hardware issue even though it happened on two different systems. both operating windows 10 never any issue with windows 7 or 8.1

Dell N7110
i5-2450M about to upgraded to an i7-2820 if I can get this USB issue under contol
16GB Samsung DDR3 Ram
3-750GB HDD, 250GB HDD
EVGA GTX 1... Read more

A:Unkown USB device (device descriptor request failed) after disconnect

The driver could have been corrupted please re install the drivers for dell. Hope this helps

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This one got me real good. I cant figure this one out? This is my error after below..I cant boot to windows anymore and it gives this error

0xc000000f

Thsi boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible"

I cant repair with my windows 7 disc
Last know config: NO
Cant find a restore point or image
Ran many command prompts with no sucess
ran PC checks on everything and all passed
Checked BIOS out and nothing changed
you name it I did it. Any help is an I am very grateful

Inspiron
1TB
wondows 7 64 bit
i5 Dell
oxpcg3 model
 

A:Error after my windows 10 downgrade

Read this
http://www.howtogeek.com/220723/how...grade-to-windows-7-or-8.1/?PageSpeed=noscript
and this
http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/how-to/windows/how-downgrade-windows-10-to-windows-7-8-easy-3615606/

you might be forced to do a clean install if you have no images to restore. (I make images monthly and it has saved my bacon a few times. In July I had to restore my desktop computer and in August I had to restore my netbook).
 

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I was trying to Downgrade Windows 7 to Xp Error.
My Computer is Xp. I upgraded to Windows 7. Then suddendly I wanted to Downgraded. Everything is mess up.

When I boot the Computer, It directs me to Startup Repair everytime i turn on.
Keep going Startup Repair.

Computer Specs:
Computer Specs:
Desktop
Emachines - T2890
330 Intel Processor - 2.66 GHz
60GB
2GB Ram

A:I was trying to Downgrade Windows 7 to Xp Error

You have to be a lot more specific. The available information provides no clue.

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Im running windows 10 on an HP laptop, 64 bit, and i just got a micro usb to usb device so i can transfer stuff onto my phone. It worked when i first got it but now it comes up with a Device Descriptor Request Failed and a Code 43 error. Ive tried updating
the drivers, restarting my laptop, and plugging it into different usb ports but it still comes up with the error. Any suggestions? 

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I know that a similar question has been asked before but, not with the last part of the message, (Device Descriptor Request Failed). I get this, in Device Manager, and I have searched for an answer on the net. Also it is a Code 43. I went through my laptop, with an HP Technician this morning, I might add at a cost of 5p/minute, for 30 odd minutes. He has said that because I had gone over to Windows 8.1 and the recovery discs I made will not load, to put back in Windows 8. I have to send the laptop back for re-installing the OS, because Windows 8.1 do not have the update for my problem. Also the R.H. USB socket has a failure ID:0GAPTK-6T7716-MFPWWK-8D1Q03. I personally think that this is all what the problem is. a duff USB. Is this a cop-out???
My question is; has anyone heard of Windows 8.1 having driver WHQL problems?? Very.

Any/all ideas, appreciated.

ps, I only found out the problem with the usb when I tried to download a Mobi file to a Kindle for my wife. The other usb's work OK.

A:Unknown USB Device (Device Descriptor Request Failed)

Is there only one USB port on the right hand side? Sometimes manufacturers connect internal devices via an unused USB port internally. USB ports are usually in groups of two, seeing only one port is usually a sign that the wiring has been redirected internally to something else like a Bluetooth adapter or wifi adapter. It may even be a card reader or touchpad. Is anything like that not working? If it is start looking for a driver for it.

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My computer keeps telling me Unknown USB Device (Device Descriptor Request Failed), so I looked up how to fix it and they told me to uninstall it then scan for hardware changes and it will reappear working properly. Only it did not come back working properly, it came back the same. I am also 98% sure that this "unknown USB device" is my built-in webcam that has never once worked. So if someone wants to help me out and allow me to use my webcam that would be great!

A:Unknown USB Device (Device Descriptor Request Failed)

Hi there, can you first tell us what is the Name and Model number of your system?

What OS are you running

im sorry if you already listed this, as I cannot see your specs from the Windows Forum App..

I take it this is a laptop?

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Can any help with this problem? Have a Pavilion G6 with no USB 3.0 as I am aware. USB (3 ports) not working.However, when the plugged the mobile, the mobile does get charged. Device Manager shows "Unknown USB Device (Device Descriptor Request Failed)".   Running Windows 10 64 bit. Tried everything like uninstalling, updating etc as the information on the internet. Also, updated the drivers using Driver Easy but still getting the error. Any suggests, please? Thanks in advance. Sanil Sukumaran.

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Fresh install of Windows 10 and the last driver I need to sort out is the above.

I believe it is my powered USB 3 hub to which I plug in my keyboard and mouse. Technically it is working but I don't like seeing yellow triangles on devices.

So are there any fixes?

A:Unknown USB Device (device descriptor request failed)

If it's a generic USB 2.0 Powered Hub then technically there's should be no drivers needed by Windows, if it's a USB 3.0 Hub then I'm unsure (since I don't own any USB 3.0 Hubs).

Might be a Windows bug, basically Windows can't find the description information to display the Hub's name in the Device Manager example: Generic USB Hub, Root Hub Device, etc....

I'm pretty sure everything is working as should, you're good minus the minor annoyance if all device connected through the USB Hub is recognized by Windows; if you right click Properties on the yellow triangle it probably says "The Device is working properly".

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I have had the Microsoft Wireless 2000 Keyboard and mouse for 10 months and it has been working fine. But recently when I plugged it in I got an error message which said :The last USB Device you connected to this computer malfunctioned. and Windows does
not recognize it.
I opened Devices and Printers and it said Unknown USB Device (Device Descriptor Request Failed).

Also it is on Windows 10 Home

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I HAVE TRIED THE WAY THAT HAS BIN SUGGESTION WITH NO LUCK
\_SB.PCI0.OHC1.RHUB.PRT2- BIOS DEVICE NAME
PROVIDER-MICROSOFT
IF YOU NEED MORE INF JUST ASK
PLEASE HELP

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hello    i'm an embedded developer. i have an usb type ic programmer to burn microcontroller. now i'm getting this error "Unknown USB Device(Device Descripter Request Failed)" while plug my usb programmer into my pc socket. but this same hardware support in my friend same hp430 pc.

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