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My USB port suddenly stopped working.

Q: My USB port suddenly stopped working.

My USB port suddenly stopped working after inserting another USB device.

My unit has 4 rear USB and 2 front USB port. 2 rear USB port are used for USB mouse and USB keyboard, after inserting another USB speaker in the rear USB port, my mouse and keyboard suddenly stopped working with lights off , after which i transferred my mouse and keyboard in the front USB port and it works fine.

EDIT: i also tried to insert a usb digital camera in the rear port the usb mode will turn on but when i insert my keyboard in the rear port ,the digital camera usb mode will turn off.

any help would be appreciated

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A: My USB port suddenly stopped working.

Hi Turbonis!
This article from Microsoft support page may help you understand and fix the issue through a few steps like scanning for hardware changes and resetting the USB controller:
https://support.microsoft.com/kb/817900?wa=wsignin1.0
If not, then it could be that the USB ports have just died. For that, you'll need to take your PC to a professional to determine the damage.
Best of luck!
CK_WD

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I've been using my HDMI port with a HDMI->VHS adaptor for about a year with no issuesDriver is AMD Radeon HD 8610G two days ago I took my laptop to a meeting, then when I returned home I plugged in the HDMI cable as normal and could not get the second display to work I've reinstalled the driver mentioned aboveI've replaced the HDMI->VHS adaptorI've tested with another HP monitorI've tested this monitor with another computer and it works fineI've shutdown, removed battery, held on button on the laptopI've shutdown unplugged and held on button on MonitorI've tried several other sequences of startupI've used the Project image to extend, duplicate, second screen only   etc..I've checked status of HDMI port in devices, it says it is working fine...... any help would be appreciated to get my dual monitor setup working again

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Ok a few days ago port forwarding just stopped working, with the exception of a couple ports (the remote desktop port and a netBIOS port, and possibly a couple others).

The first thing I did was check that it was set up correctly, and it is. Then I checked both firewalls (router and windows), and both were off (as is normal for me).

After that I tried DMZ and Static NAT, both failed. The two exceptions I mentioned above would still work, but nothing else.

I updated my router's firmware - nothing.

I've tried disabling my antivirus, still nothing.

Then I turned the firewall on the router on, nothing, the windows firewall... and I got something! With the windows firewall on, ports time out. However if I add a port to the windows firewall exception list that port will say its closed...

Windows Firewall + Block port = Time out
Windows Firewall + Allow port = Closed

Now how does that make any sense???

So it seems to me the problem must be somewhere in Windows... but I can't think of anything... I have no other firewall installed, antivirus hasn't blocked ports before (and disabling it doesn't do anything anyways)... any ideas?

BTW, just before this happened, I had Apache installed and was doing some testing with it. But since then I've uninstalled it. But thats the only significant thing that happened before everything got blocked. Also my router is a Westell Versalink 327w (came free with DSL lol). Any ideas at all will be apreciated.
 

A:Port forwarding suddenly stopped

Is it possible that your ISP is blocking the ports on which you want to forward? Some ISPs block 80 and 21.
 

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Hello.
sometimes my USB Keyboard stopped suddenly but Mouse worked, How can I solve it? my mouse is USB too but its work.

Thank you.

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So one day I was using a laptop wirelessly when the internet just suddenly turned off. I checked my modem and it was working fine but when I checked my router, the lights were on but not blinking. it was just a steady light. when I checked for a wireless network the name of the network I usually use didnt show up.

I tried unplugging everything and plugging everything back in again and I tried pressing the reset button on the back of the router. Can anyone help?

Thanks so much

P.S. my router is a linksys WRT300N Wireless-N Broadband router
 

A:Wireless router suddenly stopped working (Lights still working though)

what devices do you have connected the router anything else wireless
make and model of the pc

does the PC work if you connect to the router by a cable ?
if not
try connecting directly to the modem and see if that works OK

we need to see some details, which will mean you need to copy to a working PC
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{run Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector} Download and install
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the faulty PC

http://www.xirrus.com/library/wifitools.php
Direct link to the program is here http://www.xirrus.com/library/wifi_download_redirect.php
Then run and install the program
if you get an error - You need NET Framework installed for the WiFi Inspector to function.

Run the program

post a screen shot of the program running - if there are a lot of networks showing can you click on "networks" top lefthand area - so we can see all the network information, and also post which network "Adapter Name" (1st column) is yours on the list

To post a screen shot of the active window, hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application and Paste the screen shot. You can then use PAINT to trim to suit, and save it as a JPG format file.
To upload it to the forum, open the full reply window and use the Manage Attachments button to upload it here.
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Mine is SAMSUNG RC-410
There are 4 usb port and all of them were working properly, but suddenly one day the mouse was connecting and disconnecting automatically. After sometime it totally stopped working...
I restarted the pc. But it didn't work either.
NB: my touch pad had gone long ago and there are some problem(only a few key works) with my keyboard too.
What to do now?
Thank you in advance
 

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Okay, this is the weirdest problem I've ever hard with computers. Here's what happened:

1. I had a few years old Pentium D 2,8GHz processor running on Asus P5VDC-X mobo. PQI 566MHz DDR2 and GF 7600GS 256mb PCI-E, 350W power.
2. I updated the mobo to Asus P5L-MX to support faster PCI-E cards. Everything worked fine, despite the processor ran too hot (58C on high use)
3. Because of the overheating I replaced the thermal paste but it had no effect on the temperature.
4. I thought I used too much paste so I replaced the paste again.
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5. Bang, no video when I turn on the computer. I tried taking off everything part by part but nothing worked. It didn't work even when I only had processor and used the integrated graphics port. Tried resetting the bios too.
6. Nothing worked so I put back the old P5VDC-X and it worked like charm.
7. I thought it was logical that the problem was caused because of the mobo so I bought a new one, Asrock G31M-S.
8. No video... Did the same steps to this one too. It also had integrated gfx but it didn't work either.
9. The old P5VDC-X still works.

So I have no idea what's causing the problem. Is it the CPU? Mobo? PSU? RAM? I have no speaker on my case so I can't hear any beeps, but it won't start loading the OS from the hardrive and my USB mouse won't turn on. Tried using a differen't monitor too.

The main point is why it stopped working suddenly on new mobo's but still works with the old P5VDC-X? A... Read more

A:New mobos suddenly stopped working, old mobo working

Two new motherboards tells us you made the same simple install error in both of them.
Tell us more about power supply, memory, cable.
Did you make sure the memory was correct for both new boards, and what is the memory on the old board. Would also like to know the power supply and other hard ware.
What happens with the most basic, simple install. Does everything light up?

If you used the same hard drive with the same Windows install on the two motherboards, that is the problem. Windows has detected that you have changed the motherboard and will not operate unless you reinstall Windows on the drive on each new motherboard... One install for each motherboard.
My guess is that you will be fine if you change hard drives or do reinstalls or repair installs of the Windows on the new motherboard.
 

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Hello Dell -
All of a sudden my XPS 15 laptop network port is not working .The local technician says its problem with port.
checked device driver 
- drivers upto date
-working properly
But still not working .Could you please assist in identifying the issue.

Thanks
Sreeraj
<ADMIN NOTE: Phone number removed per privacy policy>

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Hey guys,

So I put together a new PC running Windows 10 Pro around 3 months ago and everything was working perfect till 2 days ago when my mic suddenly stopped working. I use a Steelseries Siberia V2 headset and the headphones work fine, but the mic is not picking up any noise at all. I tried plugging in both the back and front ports and my realtek always detects that a mic has been plugged in, but it simply won't work. I thought maybe my mic got busted so I also tried using an A4 Tech headset that I had lying around in the office but it has the same issue, the mic won't work. I looked around online for possible solutions and tried the following with no luck:
Ensured the mic was set as the default device and that its volume settings were maxed out.Tried disabling all sound effects (noise suppression, acoustic echo cancellation etc).Uninstalled all audio drivers and reinstalled the latest realtek drivers on my motherboard's webpage: GIGABYTE - Motherboard - Socket 1151 - GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5 (rev. 1.0) Uninstalled all audio drivers and reinstalled the latest realtek drivers on realtek's own webpage: RealtekUninstalled all audio drivers and let Windows auto-install drivers.I even uninstalled all realtek drivers and tried using the standard "high definition audio device drivers."

Basically tried everything in this link: Microphone Not Working in Windows 10? | Win 10 FAQ

The conclusion was the same with everything I tried, the sound worked fine in both my speakers a... Read more

A:Mic suddenly stopped working

Hi, try Settings, search Sound, Find and fix audio recording problems.

Otherwise sounds suspiciously like a hardware issue.. internal connector?

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Hi all,

I run a network at home, 2 computers, both running xp. One connecting directly to cable broadband modem (computer 1) with the two computers linked by a single crossover cable. For the past year or so I have happily shared the internet connection as well as the printer and numerous files but today when I booted them up computer 2 - the one not connected to the modem - simply gave me a "Limited or no connectivity", I'd had the problem before and had in the past easily fixed it by repairing the connection however now it simply hangs on renewing ip address.

I've tried restarting computers, disabling and enabling connections, nothing I do seems to work. Any help is greatly appreciated and any more information I need to provide just ask.

Thanks in advance, Andrew
PROBLEM SOLVED!

I just went to check on firewall on host computer, when I tried to open up firewall settings i recieved something along the lines of "Windows firewall and internet connection sharing are not currently running, would you like to start running them?" Ridiculous i could spend 2 hours on something and solve it like that >.<

Out of curiosity, how did my internet connection service just "turn itself off"? seems strange to me,
 

A:LAN suddenly stopped working

Could be from an error to spyware
 

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hi,
My ps2 just suddenly stopped working, it wasnt at all gradual and it just makes a lot of clicking/loud/grinding (not very nice!!) sounds! i tried the solution that involved rotating the white clog in my ps2 which just changed the sounds - at one position it doesn't make the sounds but then doesn't seem to be able to read any discs. i marked the original position so i've now returned it to its original state but i would be very grateful for any suggestions on how to solve the problem!! (i've also tried cleaning the laser)
Cheers, Rich
 

A:ps2 suddenly stopped working

call sony and descirbe ur problem. chances are they may fix it for free
 

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Hi, one day I started my laptop and the SSD in it (MZ-7PC256D) suddenly stopped working.

What options do I have to get it working, or atleast recover the data in it.

I tried putting it in another laptop or checking in BIOS, it's simply not getting detected.


EDIT:
The SSD gets super hot when I connect it to the laptop and start it.

A:SSD suddenly stopped working.

Not to be harsh, but when you get it working again thru what ever means you might have to do, make an image on a flash drive or what ever you choose and then, if the SSD has failed completely, install a new one and use the image to bring you back to the time of your last backup.

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Good morning everyone, and a Merry Christmas!

I'm going to try to make this as brief as possible, while still including every detail I possibly can.

Today I received a few cool gadgets for Christmas that I wanted to install on my PC. I realized I was short on USB slots, so I tried to install a secondary set of USB slots. I plugged it in wrong twice in a row, due to me misreading my motherboard. After a few restarts, my computer wouldn't boot. I attempted to clear my CMOS, which didn't help. I then turned off my power supply's switch, then turned it back on. After I did this my PC booted, but I was fronted with a boot screen that said the CMOS settings were wrong. I was confused as to what this meant, and my options were F1 to Bios, or F2 to default settings and continue. After booting, my Razer Deathadder quit working. Now, at this point, I'm not sure why exactly I did this, but I reinstalled Windows. I am using Windows XP Pro -32 bit. After reinstalling all my drivers, I realized that NONE of my USB ports were working. My keyboard, mouse, webcam, nothing worked. I updated my Windows, BIOS, drivers, everything is new.

In the screen for Hardware, all my Root USB kits have exclamation points, and it says they aren't functioning properly. I have NO idea what the hell is going on, and if anyone has any ideas or comments, please please share them with me.

I'm thinking that when I reset the CMOS perhaps something malfunctioned on my mainboard a... Read more

A:USB suddenly stopped working

if you dont have service pack 2 install it then reinstall the usb drivers that come with sp2

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My wife has Win7 on her laptop. Last night IE 32 bit was working fine. Now when she clicks on the IE icon it does nothing. If i go into the start<all programs<IE 64 bit....then IE 64 bit works.

What has happened and what should I do to fix it.

A:IE 32 bit suddenly stopped working

I'm not trying to be rude really that is not my intention this is just a suggestion

STOP USING INTERNET EXPLORER it is the most vulnerable virus prone browser out there I know it's the world standard .... but it's junk .... sorry .... just get Firefox
and you will never have these problems again
(granted you have to set Firefox up the way you want )

Someone will help with the IE issue but that's my two cents, 2? <<<< check that out
here's how, hold alt and type 0162 (alt+0162)

Cheers

***the shortcut proly lost the path go to program files find IE and create a new shortcut on the desktop you can then drag that to the start menu or whereever******

Cheers Again

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hi folks,
my wife tried to install a labtec webcam last night and all of a sudden the mouse, printer and webcam stopped working (all connected to USB ports). i tried checking the device manager and it says USB is working properly. i even restored my computer to friday's date to no avail. all devices were connected to the computer last month before we moved to a new apartment and mouse and printer were ok last night before the installation of the webcam.
thanks a lot for your help.

hp pavilion 510c
windows xp service pack 2
 

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Hi,

I've been using the Microsoft Wireless Broadband router (MN-500) to connect to the internet. This afternoon, while I was away, the wireless connection was suddenly lost. The internet is fine, because when i plug my computer directly into the router (via ethernet), i am able to access the internet. However, the router does not seem to broadcast a wireless signal for the LAN.

I've reset the router, both manually and via the software and reconfigured the network. After this process, the Wireless Network sometimes appears momentarily in Windows...but the connection drops before it can connect.

All the lights on the router light up as normal and it indicates that both the wireless LAN and the WAN are working properly. I have no idea why I can't connect to the network wirelessly though...

Any thoughts?

Thanks
 

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My IDE CD R/RW has suddenly stopped working. I can eject the tray but when I close it the LED stays on constanly and i can't hear the usual whirring noise when the CD is just starting up.

I've had my computer for around 10 months now and everything has been alright up until now.
I've scanned for viruses, nothing.
No settings have been changed.
So what could it be?

P4 1.9
40GB HD
256Mb RAM
NEC DVD drive
CONNECT 3D ATI RADEON 9700 128Mb
 

A:cd-rw suddenly stopped working help!!

Can you boot with a Windows bootable disk, choose w/cdrom support........(the cdrom drive letter will move one letter ahead from where you know it to be now) then put a disk in the drive, change to that drive letter, and type

dir
and get a directory of the cdrom?

Also, in device manager, does the drive appear there without any yellow exclamation marks on IDE controllers?
 

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i don't use the lan card to connect to the internet since i have a wireless adapter. i do however use it as a network bridge for connectivity for my xbox 360.

so i was playing xbox live until suddenly i got disconnected. i checked my computer to see that it said the network cable was unplugged. i already tried to uninstall drivers, reboot, tried a different cable etc. i narrowed it down to the nforce network controller. any help would be much obliged

Update: fixed it myself, im guessing it was an irq problem because i went into the bios and just disabled some ports i wasnt using like the parallel port for example, and the problem has cleared up.

A:onboard lan suddenly stopped working.

Thank you shaolinchamp. This might work for me. I am helping out a friend with a similar issue. I would try it before reinstalling his OS.

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Hi all,

I'm pretty sure this is a Win 7 issue as someone else I've spoken to at work has had pretty much the identical issue as I'm having now.

I had an issue with a USB printer, I kept getting a USB Device Not Recognised error, this was on my main pc, and also 2 different laptops, I was making sure it wasn't just my pc! Eventually after I completely unplugged my printer power, it came back on and the drivers installed with no problems.

But now this has given me another issue. Straight after that began working fine again, the right channel stopped working. If you turn the speakers up you can just about hear something, but it's so faint. I have checked my balance settings and they're all aligned correctly, so that isn't an issue. I've even reset my bios settings just in case. Nothing seems to work!

Any advice or help is gratefully appreciated!

Just for info: Mobo Asus P5K-Pro with Realtek onboard sound.

Cheers,

HJ

A:Right channel suddenly stopped working

Jus to check, make sure the plugs are all in tight. Especially any headphone jack type plugs, those have 3 connectors and if it is slightly popped out you can lose a channel.

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I tried to play Lord of the rings battle for middle earth: rise of the witch king the other day and all of the sudden it didn't work. When i tried to load, the regular about half screen logo came up to do the initial load, but before it went into the game full screen it closed, a window came up and said Battle for Middle has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly and the game automatically closes. I tried to load multiple times, reinstall, restart my computer, i even got a whole new disk/CD key still didn't work. Any ideas why or how to solve it.
 

A:Game suddenly stopped working

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xp on a dell inspiron 6000. I used headphones one night to listen to internet radio and since then the sound doesn't work. Not a lot of computer knowledge. Would appreciate any help. (It's my sister's computer and I was using it and I'm a mac person so.... I have no idea what I did to it!)

Thanks.
 

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I have a duel monitor setup where one was plugged into HDMI and the other into VGA. Both were running off of my NVIDIA graphics card (i also have Intel 4000 Graphics which came with my processor but is not in use).
When playing a game - my HDMI monitor just shut off. My VGA continuing to work.
I have tried many things such as reinstalling drivers but nothing has seemed to work. My Intel 4000 Graphics are failing to work also. I am yet to look inside of my PC to see if anything has moved out of place.
I've tried googling and I've found nothing of use. If anyone has a solution that would be great! - P.S I'm new to the forums
 

A:HDMI suddenly stopped working.

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Hi guys, I know this is my first post so I'm sorry that it is to ask for help.

I own a set of Turtle Beach X11 headphones that I originally bought for use with my 360. However, I discovered I could use them for PC too so I now use them primarily for teamspeak and such. To start with I had no problem setting it up: Just plugged in the USB lead, mic lead into pink jack, audio into green jack and everything worked fine without the need for drivers or any set up.

Everything has worked fine for weeks but all of a sudden my microphone is no longer detected by my PC. The headset speakers work fine, I can hear other people but they cant hear me. The weird thing is I can hear myself speak through the speakers when i speak into the mic, so clearly it isnt a hardware issue but something else has changed by itself.

The only thing I did before the mic stopped working (Aside from use teamspeak like normal) was to install hamachi and to try and use the STEAM voice chat feature, out of curiosity. I first assumed that one of these had maybe interfered so I did a rollback but that didnt help.

I have tried all the basic stuff and am pretty sure my sound card drivers are up to date that I know of but any help would be very much appreciated.

P.S. I have an ASUS motherboard with a built in sound card. Here is a dxdiag just in case it helps:
UPDATE:

I bought a cheap plug and play mic that just plugs into the mic jack to check if a new one would work. Unfortunately it doesnt, same... Read more

A:Headset mic suddenly stopped working

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System Information
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Time of this report: 1/19/2011, 15:53:24
Machine name:
Operating System: Windows XP Home Edition (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 3 (2600.xpsp_sp3_gdr.100427-1636)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: System manufacturer
System Model: System Product Name
BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 5000+, MMX, 3DNow (2 CPUs), ~2.8GHz
Memory: 2046MB RAM
Page File: 752MB used, 5205MB available
Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
DxDiag Version: 5.03.2600.5512 32bit Unicode

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DxDiag Notes
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DirectX Files Tab: No problems found.
Display Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 1: No problems found.
Music Tab: No problems found.
Input Tab: No problems found.
Network Tab: No problems found.

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DirectX Debug Levels
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Direct3D: 0/4 (n/a)
DirectDraw: 0/4 (retail)
DirectInput: 0/5 (n/a)
DirectMusic: 0/5 (n/a)
DirectPlay: 0/9 (retail)
DirectSound: 0/5 (retail)
DirectShow: 0/6 (retail)

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Display Devices
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Card name: NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT
Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip type: GeForce 9600 GT
DAC type: Integrated RAMDAC
Device Key: Enum\PCI\VE... Read more

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2 Days ago fan seems to be working fine, but then yesterday it suddenly stopped working. When pressing power button, it spins for a while then stops. I tried manually controllingusing TPFANCONTROLLER, no results. BIOS is on latest version, already tried downgrading from WINDOWS 10 to 7 to try if lenovo turbo boost+ could start the fan, still no results. hope someone could help me. My drivers are always uptodate. Thanks.

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All the USB Ports were working just fine (two still are, the one with this keyboard and mouse plugged into it.. but I haven't UNPLUGGED them since this problem started so I'm NOT going to do that now, JUST IN CASE, those ports stop working too and then I have absolutely NO ACCESS to my computer at that point. ) and everything was how it normally was.  I had just plugged in a flash drive and removed data from that drive, unplugged it thru the eject button and I also had an external drive plugged in later and it worked and ejected just fine) and then OUT OF NOWHERE now it the USB ports REFUSE to work!
 
I'll plug in the device, I'll hear the NOISE on the computer that lets you know it's plugged in but then NOTHING happens and it does NOT get recognized in the My Computer/Devices folder!  I have tried ALL the available ports and NONE of them work!  I tried my devices on another computer and they work perfectly fine.  It's THIS computer!  And it's only a year and half old!!! And I bought it BRAND NEW!  
 
I NEED THESE PORTS TO WORK!!  It is how I TRANSFER my Family's Pictures from the camera and then I BACK THEM UP on an EXTERNAL DRIVE.  I was just about to DO THAT when everything went wonky.    This computer is like the HEART of the media for our Family and I can't have this happening!    I'm sooo UPSET right now!
 
I have restarted and rebooted and I have even unplugged the power source from the PC for ... Read more

A:The USB Ports *SUDDENLY* Stopped Working in my De...

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
 
I am assuming that the two USB ports that are working are on the back of the computer.  That the two other back ones along with the front ones are not working.  Possibly there is a conflict with the hardware information stored in the CMOS which is preventing all the USB ports from working.  I would suggest you try clearing the CMOS to see if that will correct the problem you are having.  On page #26 of your model's Hardware Maintenance Manual show the location of the coin cell CMOS battery.  The battery's socket will either have a little tab to eject the battery or a slot in which you can use a small screw driver to lightly pry up the edge the battery.  With the machine unplugged remove the battery and press the power button for 15 seconds.  Then reinstall the battery, plug and then boot up the computer to see if the problem is resolved.  It is normal after clearing the CMOS to have to enter the time & date when the computer is booted  up.
 
The link below is for your model's Hardware Maintenance Manual. When working inside your system please follow all precautions and recommendations that are noted in the manual.
 
https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/desktop_pub/lenovo_h505-520-535_hmm_20130419.pdf

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Okay, I've got a ThinkPad X1 Yoga 2nd Gen and it's touchscreen & pen have randomly stopped working. I've tried the following: - Check device manager (hidden devices; nothing. can't find any drivers.)- Windows 10 reinstall I've uninstalled the drivers in hopes for them to be reinstalled after I restart, but now they're gone. I suspect this to be an issue with the hardware itself, maybe a loose connection or something? Also in settings, it says that "No pen or touch input is available for this display", which is clearly wrong as I was using it perfectly fine the day before. It would be hugely appreciated if someone could help, and how to fix it. 

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That day suddenly my PC's USB ports stopped working. I tried all USB ports with deferent kinds of drives(pendirve, mobile, modem) but computer is not responding. I tried reinstalling my windows 7 but remains same. I also tried Ubuntu, Mint, Hirens Boot CD etc but no OS finds my any kind of USB disc. On windows 7 I tried uninstalling and installing USB drives manually but don't work. In the mean time today at dawn one of my USB modem started working(on Win7) but after some seconds it became like before.

Can anyone figure out which problem I'm facing? Is it related to my hardware?

A:Suddenly all USB ports stopped working on win 7

First place I would start would be update all primary drivers for your PC, what ever flavor you have, desktop/laptop. Go to that vendors website and download and install all the latest drivers. If you have add on specific hardware go to that vendors site for drivers.

The next thing I would do is to rule out any Virus's, malware, spyware and adware that my be lurking about your system. It's known that some of these nasties can and do corrupt system software and hardware.

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I have an audio device installed and when i check it its says everything is working properly but everything that uses sound wont work properly i have no sound. It was working fine yesterday, i havent updated anything or installed any codecs i havent even restarted my computer since yesterday when sound was working. my computer fell asleep while i was sleep and when i woke it and turned on my music....nothing. i restarted it before i logged into the forum just now and it said the audioeng.dll is not compatible or is missing and i've uninstalled the driver without deleting everything about it and it reinstalled on reboot and STILL DOES NOT WORK i need help.
I using vista 32 bit on a dell desktop

A:Sound suddenly stopped working HELP!!

Go to control panel >> Hardware and Sound >> Device Manager >> Sound, Video, and Game controllers >> *Audio Device*, write down the names of the devices and uninstall all of them. Then go google.com and search for them. Install all of them and restart you computer. Come back to me with results.

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l was typing a document yesterday and then suddenly the enter key stopped working closely followed by the "t, i, o, g, :, and UP keys.

Any idea what has caused this and how I can fix it? [trying to avoid buying a new keyboard... laptop user... sony vaio - vgn/c1z.]

Thanks.
 

A:Certain keys suddenly stopped working

Boot into safe mode or command prompt.

See if keyboard works. Or even in BIOS and see if the UP key works. Make sure its not a software issue (virus). if those keys still don't work... you have 2 choices:

1 - Buy a USB keyboard for $10~25 (cheap and easy)
2 - Order a new keyboard from SONY and install it yourself of pay a tech. Most likely will require taking apart the notebook.

A friend of mine is using #1.
 

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ok heres my set up
i have cable internet with an Arris modem
and a D-link 704 router.

i have two pc's running off the router and my playstation 2,
in the pc with the problem, i have two NIC one has the internet running from the router, the other has a crossover cable to my xbox.

Now i have been fine set up like this for awhile until earlier tonight, i had to reset my PC and when i rebooted i could not get an internet connection.
My playstation 2 and the other PC which im now now work fine,
but my other one does not.
Its running windows XP professional.

I have DHCP on my router and on. I have my TCP/IP settings on my PC set to get the adresses automatically.
But no matter what i do i cannot Renew or Release the IP adress, ive even tried this with the command prompt using IPconfig.
The reason for this im pretty sure is that my settings show up as "automatic private address" my problem is i dont know how to get the pc back to being assigned by DHCP or maybe theres something else im missing, i have no idea why it did this. I didnt change anything.

And on another note, i needed to reformat anyway so after this problem occured i reformatted only to be recieving the same problem

i even tried using the other NIC to connect to the net thinking maybe that NIC died, but i get the same results on both NIC, any help here on this...its driving me insane!

another note: i just checked and the main NIC card does not even read when the cord has been rem... Read more

A:Internet suddenly stopped working on one of my pc's

ok nevermind.
im baffled.
i spent hours on this, doing everything and getting nowhere....well i rebooted my PC with the net cable plugged into the second NIC...suddenly the net was working, but the other NIC still did not acknowledge there was nothing plugged into it...so i installed a new NIC and pronounced the old onboard one dead.

But now...it works again...what a world i swear!!
 

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Okay yesterday I was just playing games and stuff like usual and my computer froze up so I held in the power button and then restarted like normal and I got to windows and it said some kind of help file was missing, So I thought it wasen't such a big deal and pressed ok two times, because it popped up twice, and for soem reason none of my programs could connect to the internet... whats wrong? Needing help badly here, please.

Btw the error message says: The WS2_32.DLL is linked to missing export WS2HELP.DLL:WahEnableIFSHandleSupport

Also I'm runnin Win98SE so I can't do a roll back
 

A:Internet suddenly stopped working, help please =[

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was a solution ever found for the g h and backspace key problem...past warranty worked fine last night

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Hello,
I am new to the forum so I apologize if I'm in the wrong section with my question. (Writing this from my phone so hoping comes out ok! Lol)
My laptop died last week and have been using my husbands, which I hate! We had some issues with computer freezing on some webpages or after being on webpages for awhile (like facebook). Yesterday it froze and I could not get it back on. When he got home he did scan disk (which I also did) and got it working after going into safe mode and doing system restore. He said an update had gotten through and messed things up. (Though I'm sure his many viruses had a lot to do with his other issues!)

Anyhow, after he was on it a few hours last night, we lost connection. I figured the crazy weather was the culprit but it has been off all day. Our router is working and connecting but the adapter is not. Also our home phone says there is no line. We have unplugged everything several times, checked to make sure everything is in the right spots, I have even reset the router and rebooted the adapter. I uninstalled and restalled the adapter also. It is now telling me that "the connection between your access point, router, or cable modem and the Internet is broken". The only lights I have on the adapter are power, battery, DS and now the US light is blinking. The online and link lights are not on.

What does this mean? Will I need a new adapter or is there something we have not tried yet that will work?? The phone is no longer sa... Read more

A:Internet suddenly stopped working?

What kind of internet access do you have? What kind of phone service?

What is the brand and model of your modem? Of your router? Of the adapter?
 

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I use my laptop regularly to present via LCD projectors using a VGA cable. After a break of 4 weeks, I cannot get the output to work.  On one projector / cable, the display kept flickering on and off, as if the connection to my laptop was physically wobbly at the location where the VGA cable meets the laptop.  On the next projector / cable, my laptop registered that the cable was stable and connected and offered the display options for dual display.  However the display was not shown on the screen.  Both projectors / cables work well with other laptops. Any ideas?

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Hi everyone,

Big problem is at hand, all my games have stopped working under Vista Home Premium.
One game runs only but with physics glitches and slowdown issues, thats Crysis.

I noticed this when I wanted to play Racedriver Grid, and it wouldn't start. So I thought maybe the game needs to be reinstalled, but no it didnt work. I tried every patch, every fix that the techie's at Codemasters said, but no.
Then after not being able to fix it in about 3 hours I gave up and wanted to play something else. And that game didn't work either.

Now before anyone asks, what I installed....nothing. No driver updates, no anti-virus, the machine isn't even connected to the internet. And one night I was playing and the next morning nothing worked.
All the games are in the processes list but they seem to be idle, they always have the same size in the memory and the same CPU usage percent.
Please help, if anyone encountered this problem.

Thanks

My machine is a:
Fujitsu Siemens Amilo Pi3845
Intel Quad Core 2,4
4GB DDR2 RAM
Nvidia Geforce 9800 GT
Vista Home Premium
 

A:HELP, all my games stopped working suddenly!

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On a previously fine PC, I noticed the usb cable for my Palm Pilot had fallen out (so that's why I couldn't connect to it!)

So, I foolishly plugged the usb cable in. The screen froze, had to press reset to reboot.

On rebooting my ISDN adaptor had a cross on it, indicating it wasn't enabled, it was IMPOSSIBLE to restart it. So I deleted it in device manager......it wouldn't delete "the device has failed to respond in a timely fashion".

Then I realised all USB connected peripherals were not responding, ie isdn adaptor & printer! Everything I've tried has failed, switched ports, cables, nothing is detected when a usb cable is plugged in. So I was stuck with no internet connection, until I reinstalled my old PCI modem. Please guys, any advice would be much appreciated. I'm concerned something I did plugging that cable in has fried all my usb ports on my mobo

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A:All USB ports suddenly stopped working!

XP 1900+
Win XP
512 Mb RAM
100G W Digital HD
4 usb ports on ASUS A7V 266E Mobo

PS system restore hasn't helped, all usb still kaput!
 

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Onboard Realtek HD audio on the Asus P6T board.

I noticed last night when I tried to play something the sound wasn't working anymore. It hadn't been restarted in a week, so I'm not sure what could have caused that.

I have ensured playback devices are enabled and I have set both the 5.1 speakers and the C-Media USB headphone/mic audio device to default. Didn't make a difference, no sound coming out of the headphones or speakers.

In the Asus ExpressGate I can go to YouTube and my speakers work fine, so it's gotta have something to do with Windows.

I ran windows troubleshooting on Playing Audio and it says "Hardware changes might not have been detected" with a little yellow exclamation point and no other options but to close. It does say detected next to it though, so I'm not sure.

It happened all of a sudden, so I'm not sure what the deal is. I'm downloading the new Realtek audio drivers stickied at the top of this forum and hopefully that may make a difference.
I checked Device Manager in safe mode and it shows no little yellow exclamations indicating an issue. I cannot pull up Device Manager in regular mode, and I've tried to do a SFC /scannow which also doesn't work.

I also cannot get system restore point to open from the control panel, system, uninstall a program. So somethings farked up with Windows.

A:Sound Suddenly Stopped Working

Have you run an Anti-virus scan?

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Lately every time I try to connect a known working USB device, like digital camera, thumb drive, web cam, etc. I get a pop up window that says the device is not recognized. I have a printer plugged into a USB port, and it works, although I did have to reinstall the driver for it recently, because it too get the same error.
Is there a driver or drivers I should reload? What should I do to determine if it's really a hardware (port) problem? Devices will work on other computers, just not this Compaq desktop, 1.6Ghz, 2GB RAM, roughly 3 years old, XP SP3

A:USB Ports suddenly stopped working

Try these ideas; http://support.microsoft.com/kb/871233

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Gday

Over the past 48 hours, I have noticed my screensaver isn't kicking in. I read to uninstall PowerDVD (did that), stop the process ehtray.exe (did that), rebooted. Set my screensaver to kick in after 1 minute. Nothing.
I have my power settings set to "Never" i.e. Turn Off Display = Never, Put The Computer To Sleep = Never

I can preview the screensavers, but they just will not kick in.

A:Screensaver has suddenly stopped working

Does it do that in safe mode? Try a system restore point. Is this a screensaver that you installed or did it come with windows? If you installed it have you tried uninstalling it? Have you tried another screensaver?

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Hi guys,

I wonder if anyone can help.

My wife was using our PC, playing an online puzzle game, and she muted the sound.
When I came to use the PC myself, I noticed the sound was muted, so I un-muted it, expecting all to be good again, but it wasn't.
No sound at all !
After messing around for quite a while, I tried uninstalling and re-installing the drivers, that hasn't worked.
I've just done a system restore, and that hasn't worked either.
I've run MBAM & Microsoft Security Essentials, and neither has shown any problems.
I'm at a total loss, please help.

Many thanks in advance

Spadders

A:Audio Stopped Working Suddenly

Don't know if this is relevant,
but in Device manager/Sound, video & game controllers/ legacy audio drivers, properties is blank.

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PC stopped working while in use. Will not reboot.No light in power switch, no fan and only a brief flash of the power indicator beside the power cord when it is unplugged and reconnected.  Power supply is working fine, output is stated voltage. 

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In my sounds and audio devices properties is show 'no audio device'
 
My Audio devices are as follows: 
AMD High Definition Audio DeviceRealtek High Definition Audio
 
In the Device Manger the sounds devices are showing but they have yellow exclamation marks next to them.
 
Any advice on what I should do ?
 
Thanks
 
 

A:Sound Suddenly Stopped Working

What exact computer model do you refer not working?

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I have an XPS 13 that I wanted to use for work this weekend, the power adapter just stopped working. It's done this a couple of times in the past for a short period, but this time it's been for 6 hours or more.
I wasted over an hour on that *** "Dell.com" website trying to submit a support ticket or something, but of course you avoid wasting time and money for contacting customers.
It is still under warranty. What do I do????

A:XPS 13 adapter suddenly stopped working.

Hi,
Thank you for reaching out to Dell Community Forum.
Please boot into BIOS <F2> and check what is the status of the adapter is listed as.
Does the light on the adapter switch off, when it is not working?
Please private message us the service tag of the system along with your email id.
(Note: please don't mention the service tag or email id on the public forum as it contains your personal information).

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I'm in a tight spot here as this is a charity's main pc. I'll get the full setup when I'm back the this morning however here's the basics.
Windows 10 on a hp small form factor pc, Nvidia graphics card and a usb VGA graphics card. The two ports on the Nvidia card are display port, one runs a monitor, the other a projector. The usb runs a wall hung monitor. All have been working perfectly until last night when a child decided to pull everything out the back of the pc. Now I cannot get the projector working again. I don't know what's happened, I've done the driver reinstall and that didn't really do anything. I'm at a total lots and this pc needs to be working by 6 tonight. Help me!
 

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A day before my notebook suddenly powered off while on battery for only 5mins.I tried to turn on immediately(on battery) but it didn't.Later on external power when I turned it on the battery level was indicating '0% available(plugged in,charging)'.It has been stucked to 0% ever since.If I remove the AC adapter,it immediately powers off.When I ran battery diagnosis from UEFI it failed. Failure ID:QAP3K0-7278KL-MFPV7G-C0B503 BATTERY DETAILS battery status:Replace(42)charge capacity:82%cycle count:44battery age:1141 daystemperature:35 Cdesign capacity:3200 mAhfull charge capacity:2644 mAhremaining capacity:0 mAhcurrent:0 mAterminal voltage:16939 mVdesign voltage:15000 mVcell voltage 1:4235 mVcell voltage 2:4232 mVcell voltage 3:4235 mVcell voltage 1:4237 mVstatus:00D0 I have tried:- 1.removing ACPI complaint method battery driver,removing battery & adapter,holding power button for 30 sec & re-inserting battery & adapter2.updating BIOS3.windows reset4.clean windows 10 installation5.flashing BIOS using usb device nothing of these helped.If I need to replace battery then I woner,how a battery can die suddenly!I used my notebook the night before this problem started for 1.5hrs & still there was still more than 50% charge remaining.I did used the battery with care. IF ANYONE HAVE ANY POSSIBLE SOLUTION,PLEASE LET ME KNOW.  

A:Battery suddenly stopped working

Hello @Utchas,  Sorry to know, The Battery has failed for sure.That requires a replacement to resolve the issue.  If your PC is under warranty, HP will replace the battery for you. Battery warranty is one year from the time of purchase. Verify the warranty status here: http://support.hp.com/us-en/checkwarranty     If not under Warranty, You will have to purchase one.  As per your unit specs, It was shipped with 4-cell (48 WHr) Li-ion polymer. Specs : https://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c04334481. Replacement part number :  756745-001- 4-cell, 48 WHr 2.3AH Li-ion battery.   Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again !!  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee  

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Hello all,

A Few days ago my laptop stopped reading my 2 USB 2.0 Ports (I am using a Compaq Pressario v6000 Laptop with Vista Home Premium 32bit). I went to the Device Manager and updated, uninstalled, reinstalled, prayed to god yada yada the drivers with no luck. I also went back to a old restore point and no luck with that. My computer is fully updated and I have no other idea's what to do. I have read something about INF files but I am somewhat computer literate (enough to get me in trouble) but not enough to know about INF'S and what to do. Any help would be greatly appreciated, and thanks in advanced for your time.

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