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Q: Computer not recognizing Drawing Tablet

Ok, I'll try to keep this fairly short and understandable...

So I got a new computer thrown together, and upgrade from my last one, and everything has been working fairly well. Ran into a few problems here and there, as there can be with computers built from scratch, but there is this one thing that isn't making any sense to me.

I've been busy re-installing all of the programs that I like to use, like Photoshop CS2, and I am trying to install my Hanvon 5*6 drawing tablet.

Now, I thought everything would be fine and dandy, seeing as all my other USB ports were working just fine, considering that I was able to transfer files from a flash drive and portable hard drive, but when I plugged in my tablet, an annoying bubble keeps popping up over and over and over again saying that the "USB Device is not Recognized" and all this nonsense about the device has malfunctioned.

I know well that my tablet is working just fine, because I plugged it into my brother's computer and it found the tablet like it should and installed it and worked just fine after installing the drivers.... So, why should my computer not recognize the tablet ether?

In short, my computer refuses to recognize my tablet, but it can use other things, like portable hard drives, flash drives, and my keyboard, just fine without complaining, (Note that my tablet fine works on other computers) and I have the tablet drivers installed and everything.

Anyone have a solution to this problem?

My computer has Windows XP Professional, and should be updated all the way.

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Preferred Solution: Computer not recognizing Drawing Tablet

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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Hi Lenovo community, I just got a drawing tablet. It's a HUION Kamvas (like a Wacom Cintiq). It connects via USB for tablet functionality (perhaps the Kamvas output) and HDMI cable for the graphics screen function to turn on. I can't get the tablet to project the Yoga laptop screen or get a dual screen. In the settings under "display", I couldn't get the tablet to connect via Bluetooth, or in any other discoverable way. I can't fix this through the HUION driver settings or reinstalling it. I've called LENOVO customer support and they said in order for my tablet to work, it needs to be an external monitor. I think the tablet is an external monitor through an HDMI connection. The tablet buttons and pen work alright because of the USB connection, but I bought this for the 'drawing on the tablet screen experience". The pen that I have for the Yoga is alright for quick sketches and notes, but I need the buttons and HUION drawing functionality. All I need to know is if there is a way to get the HDMI to project onto my tablet. Any advice would be helpful since I've out exercised my creative tech support juices! If it's all for not, then oh well, I'll just try another tablet. Thanks!

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Hello Guys,

I'm really conflicted here. and I can't seem to find any answers anywhere....

I don't know whether I should buy an official drawing tablet...or if I should buy this one Android tablet that I've wanted for a long time and just draw on that.

I'm thinking about the Samsung Galaxy Note . And it has some good drawing apps on it and the S pen would be nice... I just wanted to know if anyone else had experience with doing this, and if so, how do you like it?

Of course, I wouldn't use the Samsung tablet just for drawing...but I don't know if I'm willing to buy an actual drawing tablet...I don't know if I'm dedicated enough.

I heard that XP-Pen Deco Pro Drawing Tablet supports connection with Android 6.0 and above devices . Does anybody have experience with it .

https://www.xp-pen.com/product/432.html

Just...what do you think?
 

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Hey,

Anyone used one of these before?
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/t..._2/102-0143176-7388138?v=glance&s=electronics

I hear their great, and id like to get one for illustration and logos.

Anyone here have expirience with them?

Stevo
 

A:Wacom Drawing Tablet

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I am looking for a program, preferably freeware, that is similar to Painter Classic. I used to use that program, but flaws in the program have rendered it unusable. Support for pressure sensitivity and the 'eraser' on the stylus would be ideal.

Alex
 

A:Best software for drawing using tablet?

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Alright, so i have this drawing tablet and i dont know what happened but when i plug the coard into the side of the tablet, it doesnt work. I've had the tablet for about a year and i dont know what to do, it looks something inside the tablet but i dont have the technological knowledge to know what im doing with out making things worse. Anyone know how to fix this?
 

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I have a fifteen inch XP-Pen Artist 15.6 ( I buy it from https://www.amazon.co.uk/Artist15-6-1920x1080-Graphics-Drawing-Battery-free/dp/B0785682VP ). I want to use it for drawing (love to draw people, nature, animals and sometimes abstract), graphic design and editing photos. I do want to have accuracy. I've read that small would be good because it all depends on the screen size in comparison to the actual tablet, but I've also read that you can get more accuracy with a slightly larger tablet. such as XP-Pen Artist22E ( https://www.amazon.co.uk/Artist22E-Graphic-Interactive-Shortcut-Adjustable/dp/B01M28DHOA )I don't mind moving my hand a bit for accuracy. I've called best buy and all they say I cannot test the tablet, but I can buy it and return it if its not to my liking.

I'd really like to test it out however to choose. I've used small tablets before and recall having to do some zooming in for nice detail on the 15 inch. I no longer have one and would like to find the best fit. I guess I could be leaning toward either whatever is truly the best fit for me. I want to create beautiful works of art and to eventually do it professionally.

Let me know what you think is the best solution in this case. Thank you so much!
 

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So im kinda in drawing but with mouse its hard . I would liek to use tablet . My tablet is Lenovo B8080 -H.
I would like to controll my pc so if i touch tablets screen it will do as clicking on mouse .
Teamviewer doesnt work because if you slide it moves the screen not draws. Vnc too same thing .
I cant find any software that does something like that . If you have anything to help me pleas post.
My pc is win7 and my tablets android version is 4.4.2.
 

A:Using android tablet as drawing tool .

You can't use an Android table as an input device.
You need to search for a graphics tablet.
Something like this
 

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does anyone know what's the best site to get replacement pens for a UC-Logic WP8060 tablet? I began noticing a crack in a pen I'm currently using.
 

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Hello everybody, first of all i'm new in this forum and this is my first post and my english is not the best

I recently installed Vista ultimate x64 (previously i used xp sp2 ) because i upgraded to 4gb of ram and xp doesn't recognize more than 3gb of ram.

I'm a digital artist and i heavily use graphic tablet ( Genius MousePen 8x6 ) for drawing in Photoshop CS3. I found x64 drivers for the tablet and i installed them and everything appeared to be ok.

But when i draw for example a simple line, there is a delay to appear the line on screen. I mean delay in miliseconds, but is very annoying and it makes difficult to draw.

In XP this was not happens, the line appeared in real time.

I noticed when i plug the tablet that there is an annoying window called "Tablet PC Input Panel", this could be the problem ? If yes how do i disable it ?

Or perhaps a hardware problem ? my cpu is Core 2 Quad q6600.

Thanx in advance!

A:Problem when drawing with graphic tablet...

Hi neboor!

This is a tough one indeed. However I'd like to present to you the tech support number for the makers of this product. Hopefully they can give you a solution and you can post it here!

Business Hours:
Mon-Fri 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.EST
1-800-756-4115
website is GeniusEshop.com

Raj

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Hello there

I've recently ran into a really annoying and to me, worrying, situation in which plugging in my drawing tablet to the front USB sockets manages to freeze my PC. Right as I plug it in there's just no response whatsoever. I haven't had that issue before with the same tablet and as far as I know there weren't any driver updates to it (pretty sure I'd have to do that manually anyways). My PC specs are posted below, the tablet is a Huion H420. I thought the issue was with one specific USB port, as they have in the past sometimes (quite randomly I've felt) gotten "overloaded" or something like that, but trying others I just got the same issue and the crashes require hard resets, which I believe I've seen aren't good for the hardware's health, so I'd really like to resolve the issue. I'll gladly provide any info that's needed.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD FX(tm)-6300 Six-Core Processor, AMD64 Family 21 Model 2 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 6
RAM: 8092 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960, -2048 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 931 GB (413 GB Free);
Motherboard: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC., M5A97 R2.0
Antivirus: Avast Antivirus, Enabled and Updated
 

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HELP! I have a really old tablet and a really new computer, and they aren't playing well together. I have a Windows 10 HP desktop computer and a Wacom GD-0912-R tablet with a Serial D9 to USB adapter I bought from Amazon. Everything seemed to be plugging in alright and the little light on the top of the tablet is on, but it won't work. It responds to the pen touching it, but nothing happens onscreen. The newest driver I can find is for Windows 7. Is there a trick to get it to work? PLEASE HELP!
 

A:Help! Windows 10 trouble with a reeeally old drawing tablet!

I think your out of luck on this one. That device was brought to market in 1998 (18yrs ago). There are no drivers for windows 10 and this device. The device is nolonger supported, which means no one will be creating a new device driver. Sorry time to recycle.
 

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I have literally tried every single thing I can think of. I've had two computer technicians try different things, I've contacted Monoprice support, and nothing is working.


I recently (within the last week) bought a Monoprice MP1060-HA60 (PID 6814) graphics drawing tablet. The pressure sensitivity works but after an undetermined amount of time (can be anywhere from a few seconds to 10 minutes) the tablet stops controlling the mouse. The light on the tablet still lights up when the pen makes contact. I'm wondering if anyone else in the community has had this issue and found something that works?

I've tried the following:
- Installing the drivers from the CD. Uninstalled and reinstalled several times.
- Installing the drivers from the website. Uninstalled and reinstalled several times. There are two versions.

- Installing the Legacy drivers from the UC-Logic website (this worked for a few seconds before causing the tablet to freeze.) Uninstalled and reinstalled several times.
- Installing Photoshop CC 32-bit (since I run a 64-bit system.) Nope.
- Installed an older version of Photoshop (CS6). Works for a few minutes before stopping.

- Tried running Photoshop 64-bit and 32-bit both in compatibility mode with the tablet. Nope.
- Tried messing with all of the settings, nope.
- If I go into Brush Preferences > Shape Dynamics, there is an exclamation mark by the "pressure sensitivity" setting saying that Photoshop needs a pressure-sensitive tab... Read more

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My friend went hunting in the vast savana of my emachines em350 he removed a lot of viruses and my tablet connected once more. But now it doesn't seem to connect anymore. Help please:(
(it's running windows 7 starter)

A:Drawing Tablet wont connect, Is this my drivers or a virus?

It connects via usb and the ports are perfectly fine.

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Hi there,

I'm not sure if this is a hardware problem or not.
A friend of mine just got a new drawing tablet to replace her old one and she's having a problem now where if she opens a program to work with the tablet, for example Photoshop, the laptop will register the tablet as a mouse. Also Photoshop will sometimes crash on initializing. She has tried other art programs and the tablet is still acting as a mouse in those, so the Photoshop crash issue might not be related.

Sometimes the laptop will recognize the tablet properly, sometimes it won't. She tried reinstalling the tablet's drivers and it worked for a day or two and then started acting funny again. Even after a reboot or two.

Here's all the information I have:

She's using the tablet in the same usb port as the old one, she believes.
The new tablet is a Intuos 2 graphics tablet.
The old tablet I believe was also a Wacom much like the new one. (she still has the old one btw)
She's using a bamboo create pen on the new tablet.
She hasn't tried cleaning her registry yet.
She hasn't tried using the tablet in a different usb port.
Her laptop is an Acer Aspire AS7741Z-4815
All USB ports are reporting to be up to date and functioning fine.
We're thinking it's either the new tablet itself or the usb port it's in. I'm thinking it's not a physical connection issue because the laptop doesn't display a new connection message when the tablet starts ... Read more

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<title>Stop Error 6/23/2014 ? Probable Cause Drawing Tablet</title>
<b>Operating System</b>
<p>Microsoft Windows 7 64 bit Ultimate OEM</p>
<b>Age of system</b>
<p>System Built December 2011</p>
<p>Operating reinstalled January 2013</P>
<b>Computer Hardware</b>
<a href="http://www.dhomolerdog.net/computerbuild/">My Computer Specifications</a><br>
Or view on <a href="http://pcpartpicker.com/b/rGBmP6">pcpartpicker.com</a>
<p><b>CPU:</b> AMD Phenom II X4 (MODEL: HDZ975FBGMBOX)</p>
<p><b>GPU:</b> Nvidia Geforce GTX 460 (MODEL: 01G-P3-1372-TR)</p>
<p><b>Motherboard:</b> BIOSTAR (MODEL: A870)</p>
<p><b>Power Supply:</b> CORSAIR (MODEL/SERIES/WATT: CMPSU-650TX/TX Series/650W)</p>
<p><b>Format:</b> Self Built Desktop</p>

A:[SOLVED] Stop Error 6/23/2014 Probable Cause Drawing Tablet

Another Stop Error, Repeated and documented

Documented here on youtube ((The Video is 59 minutes, the stop error occurs at 45m45s)): Stop Error Wacom Tablet - YouTube

Stop Error Dump See Attached

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I just this morning installed my drawing tablet on this computer and I got this error about 5 minutes into using it. That's the short story.

The long story, however, is that this is my 13th BSOD since I installed a new HD into this laptop and reinstalled the version of Win7 I had. The difference is that this BSOD is the first one I've got that's not a 7A error and that's actually created a dumpfile. It's something of a revelation for me, but it doesn't appear to be at all related to the BSODs I've been suffering to date. Basically, I don't think this means that my old BSODs will suddenly be making dumpfiles for me too. I am curious whether there might be something in the attached dumpfile zip that tells me more than just the basics of what caused this particular BSOD and might help explain my others. That's for someone who know what they're looking at to determine though. For now, it would be helpful to get a solution to this specific BSOD and then I can work on the BSODs that have been bothering me until now.

Here's a link to my original thread addressing all the BSODs I've suffered previously if that info is of interest to anyone and could perhaps help here...

Various 0x0000007A Stop Errors on Newly Installed Win7 and HD

A:Drawing Tablet Driver related 0x00000C9 BSOD Error

Well, you seem to be able to create dumps after all,


Code:
Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\PTSimBus.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for PTSimBus.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for PTSimBus.sys
Probably caused by : PTSimBus.sys ( PTSimBus+1c0c )
It's your tablet driver,

Driver Reference Table - PTSimBus.sys


Code:
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\PTSimBus.sys
Image name: PTSimBus.sys
Timestamp: Wed Jun 17 19:20:48 2009 (4A39A480)
CheckSum: 00008268
ImageSize: 0000C000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
From 2009.


Code:
CUSTOMER_CRASH_COUNT: 1

DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: VERIFIER_ENABLED_VISTA_MINIDUMP

PROCESS_NAME: WTSrv.exe
So with this particular crash solved, for now just uninstall this and start working on your other thread.

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Should I try Windows 7 drivers?

I am on a tablet PC (HP 2710p) that is a few years old and likely HP will not put out Windows 8 drivers, or at least not soon. Any suggestions?

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Because i cannot draw very well with paint, and i could use something better.

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Later that day the same problem happened. Adobe Audition 1.5 wouldn't play audio the play and record buttons were actually greyed out. I took a look at Adobe Audition 3.0 and it had the same problem. I went to YouTube and no audio, though it looked to be playing. I took a look at the control panel and the sound settings said "No device configured". I took a look at the Device manager and the card and on board showed up there. We were using both the onboard RealTek HD audio and a Audigy 2 ZS card. A while back (6months or more) the Audigy card was giving us problems so we bypassed it and just used the onboard.

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Check on laptop Manufactures website for any update drivers and bios updates.....

Ebay is not the best place to get Ram from....if after updating and still having problems then I would send the memory back and use a better place to get memory from. It may cost a bit more but it will work.
 

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If the BIOS can't find it then Windows won't either.

Check the CDROM drive cable, unplug and replug all the connectors. Swap the cables with the hard drive.
 

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Thanks,
Jeff
 

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These devices are hit and miss -- you will need to check with the manufacturer of the caddy to see what they have to say.
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A:Computer not recognizing monitor

Hello bigggj,

Could you post some specs for this computer? When you say the computer recently crashed, what exactly happened?

It sounds like the motherboard has on-board graphics. To fix the issue of that being disabled, you can reset CMOS. There should be a little jumper on the motherboard that you can use to do so. Generally it should be three small pins with a small plastic piece over the two leftmost pins. You reset the CMOS by moving that plastic piece to the rightmost two pins for about 10 seconds (first make sure to turn the PC off and disconnect the power cable!), then move the piece back to the two leftmost pins.

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A:Computer not recognizing mouse

have you tried another k/b and or mouse
 

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Two days ago, out of nowhere, my cd/dvd-roms stopped being recognized by my computer. They are listed in the device manager but have the yellow exclamation point beside them. When I attempt to pull them up it says "Windows cannot initialize the device driver" Code 37. I have uninstalled and reinstalled but no help. Also, the headphone outs on my soundcard have also stopped functioning. I am computer savvy and have tried everything I know. It seems to be a driver issue...Microsoft 5.1.2535.0, but I can't find a replacement and do not have my OS CD. My business depends on my computers running smoothly. Please help.
 

A:Computer not recognizing my cd/dvd-roms

If you are using XP try this link about removing the upper and lower filters, even if you don't have EasyCD.

CDROM
 

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Im just trying to change my stupid User pic and it tells me that an adminstrator has to do it...I AM THE ADMINISTRATOR!!!! Help please muchly appreciated.

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Hello, I have 4 slots with 2Gbs ram which means 8Gbs, but my system is only recognizing 4GBS.
Please someone help!
OS:windows 7 ultimate x86(32 bit)
CPU:Core 2 duo e8200

A:Computer is not recognizing all my ram memory

  
Quote: Originally Posted by ShkodranG


Hello, I have 4 slots with 2Gbs ram which means 8Gbs, but my system is only recognizing 4GBS.
Please someone help!
OS:windows 7 ultimate x86(32 bit)
CPU:Core 2 duo e8200


See the following link;

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/w7itprohardware/thread/048ed81d-0e9a-471c-99fa-ca6c26c956d1/

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i downloaded itunes on a computer.. its really oldish. and the only kind of labeling of name i can find on it is "comtech" with "windows xp"

anyways

my circuit breaker started beeping while the download was in process, so i withstand the noise to wait until it is fully downloaded and while it was in its last step to restart the computer i press the off button on the circuit breaker turning everything off. when i turned the computer back on (circuit breaker was on too) the computer went the screen where it asks you to choose if you would like to be in "Safe Mode" or the other kind of safe modes or "the last configuration" "or normally start windows" with all of these options the same outcome occurs, after three seconds of loading a black screen will appear and we start off from the begining.

I was talking to someone on the phone and he said it looked like the computer wasn't recognizing the hardware.

i don't know what to do.

please please please help
 

A:my computer isn't recognizing its hardware i think

I recommend you disconnect any external devices such as printers, iPods, flash memory, network, modem, etc and try again. If that helps, reconnect each device one at a time and try a boot until the problem reoccurs. It that doesn't help, open the computer case and remove all add-in cards except video, of course. Turn it on again and see if that helps.

If it doesn't, you may just have to format and reinstall Windows again. Back up your data before you do that, though.

If it does help, insert one card at a time trying a boot after each card until the problem reoccurs. The last card inserted before the trouble reoccurs is the cause.

Let us know your result.
 

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I just purchased a new computer about 3 monthes ago---so now its old and out dated. Anyway, it has a multi card reader built in it. It has never recognized when i put a sd card in it----i don't know about the xd or stick ones b'c i don't use them. I've called toshiba and they had me reinstall vista twice, which did nothing. And the latest was sending me to install the service pack for vista again and also going to support.microsoft.com/kb/939772
which tells me to install the service pack.
I'm pretty frustrated, anyone have any ideas on why the drive won't recognize any cards? I imagine it is an auto start up feature that just isn't working. or maybe i just have a defective card reader.
the computer is a toshiba satellite a205-s7468
thanks for any help.
 

A:New computer not recognizing sd cards

Have you had any proof your SD card isn't a fake one?

One of thing you can do is to boot up another operating system, like a Linux Live CD, and get a second opinion. Slax would be a nice one to download, burn the iso as an image in a CD, boot the CD up and check if the sd card mounted in the /mnt directory.

Another method of trying is to buy or borrow a card reader and try to see if the USB connection can detect your SD card from a normal card reader.

Lastly many Bios allow the user to disable the onboard peripherals. Have you checked to see if the onboard card reader has been accidentally disabled
 

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At first I thought there was a problem with my ipod when the itunes or the updater would not recognize it even though it showed up on My Computer, but now I think there is a problem with my computer.

I tried plugging in my USB jump drive and it would not read either, even though it appeared on My Computer.

It does the same thing with CD's as well. I tried inserting an empty CD in the drive to burn songs but even though it appeared on My Computer, it would keep asking to insert a blank CD.

How do I fix this problem?
 

A:Computer not recognizing drives

thanks for the help.
 

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I installed the maximum 4GB of RAM into my Dimension months ago, been working fine, now I turn on the computer and it says system memory has changed, press f2 to run setup. I did so but the memory section says fields can't be changed, and when I run the computer now it says it has only 3GB of RAM.

A:Computer stopped recognizing RAM??

Your board probably only supports 3gb of RAM. Thats the issue.

Go to crucial.com, run a system scan and post the results here.

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I have a Sony VIAO laptop computer and it is not recognizing any extra hardware. I tried my camera, which is my biggest problem, and then I tried a memory stick which also could not be found. I had recieved a Kodak for christmas from my parents and had returned it because it was not showing up on my computer, but it showed up on every other computer in the house. I thought it was weird, so I returned it and got an Olympus, and it once again is not working on my laptop and everyone elses. My laptop is running on Windows XP, I worked for hours the other day on this and my dad worked for hours yesterday to no avail. We just cannot figure out. We tried restoring the system (twice), installing 4 or 5 drivers, etc. I just don't know, it may be the USB ports, but I can't imagine all three of them being broken?

I was wondering if I bought a multi-media reader, would it solve this problem? My older camera appears in MY COMPUTER when I plug them in, and I know it's not he camera.

I appreciate any help I can get.
 

A:Computer not recognizing camera

Just a thought, you might want to disable your old cameras drivers in device manager
 

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hi, im having problems on one of my computers as it does not recognize the router at all , and consequently cannot connect to the internet. Two other computers work on the network perfectly fine, and the PC in question did too until today where it suddenly stopped working.

Ive tried connecting to the 192. but it does not show up at all. Ive tried unplugging the ethernet, restarting the momdem / router / pc, renewing the IP, winsocket etc...

Im not sure what the problem is, since whenever I try to run ipconfig /all , it doesnt show the usual information - only says
'Windows IP configuration' . It does not show up on the dhcp client list either on the 192. so i believe there is a connection problem? :s

The ipconfig for this computer I am using now is the following

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7600]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Users\LamNetbook>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : LamNetbook-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcast
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : Belkin

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : Belkin
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom 4313 802.11b/g/n
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-26-82-7A-13-87
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes... Read more

A:Computer not recognizing router

oh yes, it is a belkin router
 

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Hi my computer is not recognizing my built in web cam I have searched forums and even called the company and they said I should download a bison driver but I can't find one for windows 7 64bit. Can anyone help me please.

Thanks,
Marc

A:Computer not recognizing my built in web cam

First of all, what model number is the laptop, and second please explain in more detail the problem, is this after a new os install, or did you just buy it? Any other details would also help.

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hi there,

my computer seems to have stopped recognizing my cd drives, including the cd burner. the icons are gone in the My Computer folder and Nero won't find them either.

anyone have any idea why this could be happening? or how to re-install either one? i don't have installation disks of any sort.

thanks!

--steve

A:Computer not recognizing CD drives

Right-click on My Computer, go to properties -> hardware -> device manager. If there are any icons with 'X's through them right-click on them and click enable. If there are icons with '?'s through them right-click on them and click uninstall. Then try using the Add Hardware utility in your Control Panel.

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hi

i recently updated my computer and installed win xp. i have 4 usb ports total on my computer, 2 in the back and 2 on the side. the 2 usb ports on the back of the pc work fine however my computer isn't recognizing and reading the 2 on the side. they used to work fine but now they don't.

any suggestions?

thanks greg
 

A:computer not recognizing usb ports

Have you checked the internal cabling to it. Could just have dropped off / got snagged round something while doing an upgrade. Alternatively, check in your Device list, to see if there's anything shown up as baing unknown or disabled.

Rich.
 

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I have an Aspire TC-705 and when I put in my SSD HDD. (Which has a bootable Windows 10 partition on it) my ACER still says no boot device found.  When I check bios, although it reconizes the HDD in ACHI (I think that was the appreviation.) it does not recognize it as a boot HDD. My current HDD has Windows Boot Manager listed as the boot device instead of the HDD type when I have that connected instead. Any suggestions?











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A:computer not recognizing new bootable HDS

you must be sure that your SSD has also the EFI partition to be able to boot as windows bootable manager on UEFI  BIOS.

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