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Q: DHCP request failed

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

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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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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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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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Hello all,

We've got 5-6 different models of Optiplex desktop PCs here. We are trying to get them to PXE boot, but one model is not working: SFF Optiplex 790 (strangely enough, the full-size 790's are working just fine). What's stranger, is that it works fine plugged into one of our switches, but not the other (big Cisco chassis, not sure of model).
The DHCP request is timing out, and there doesn't appear to be a way to increase the timeout in the BIOS.

Things we've tried:
-Enabling Cisco Fastboot on the switch port works. However, our networking guys say they aren't going to enable it across the board, and will instead do it on a port-by-port basis. We're wanting to avoid this, as we'd like to be able to shuffle computers around as necessary without needing to have them make that change (they're contract, so it'll take some time).
-Pressing the Pause/Break button on the keyboard to pause the startup process just before the computer goes to obtain an address from the DHCP server works. We'd like to avoid using this workaround as well, as it's just something else that somebody has to do (I've spent many weeks on-and-off optimizing the imaging process to reduce the number of clicks/button presses required, so don't want that added to this).
-They're running the newest BIOS version.
-Doesn't appear to be a way to increase PXE DHCP timeout.
Any ideas?

A:SFF Optiplex 790 - PXE DHCP Request Times Out

Just a  total WAG, but have you tried changing Deep Sleep settings in BIOS...??

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Hey,

I've been having problems connecting my laptop to the internet through wireless. When I plug it in with a cable it works fine. I also know my wireless works fine because i have other things attached to it.

When I try to connect it says limited or no connectivity, but the signal strength is excellent. I have tried to repair the problem but it then tells me it cannot renew my ip address. I've also tried the ipconfig /release then renew, and thats when it says about my DHCP. I have no idea what to do now.

Please help, but go slowly as I have no idea what half of it all means.

x
 

A:unable to contact your DHCP server. request has timed out.

Have you ever been able to successfully connect to this particular wireless network? To any wireless network?

Please attach a screen shot of the Networks page of the Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector and show ...

Start, Run, CMD, OK to open a command prompt:
(For Vista or 7 type CMD in the Search box after Start)

Type the following command:

IPCONFIG /ALL

[Note that there is no space between the slash and ALL.]

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

If necessary use a text file and removable media to copy the results to a computer with internet access.
 

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Unable to contact your DHCP server. Request timed out.
I cant use PowerLine adapters since when i connect it, i get no internet access. Ive tried rebooting the pc, router, flush dns, disabling anti-virus, etc. Still have no answer. plez halp((((
 

A:Unable to contact your DHCP server. Request timed out.

"Unable to contact your DHCP server" means that no Dhcp server responded to a request for an IP configuration. To begin troubleshooting you need to determine if there is an enabled Dhcp server on the network and the components of the network between the Dhcp server and the computer.

The connect the computer to the Dhcp server with the shortest possible path. Usually this means an ethernet cable between router and computer. If that works then add components one by one until you determine where the blockage/disconnect/defect is.
 

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Respected X,
I m facing a problem wid ma wireless connection. wen it tries it shows limmited or no connectivity..... wen i tried ipconfig/release it shows
Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected

Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 0.0.0.0
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 0.0.0.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
if i give ipconfig /all
host name...........: faez-d7fc8f
primary dns suffix
node type.......:unknown
ip routing enabled........:yes
WINS proxy enabled............: No
nedia state....:media disconnectedDescription..Realtek RTL8139/810x Family Fast Ethernet NiC
Physical address....:00-16-D3-02-95-98

Wireless Network Connection
desc...intel(r) PRO/wireless 2200BG Network
Physical address...:00-16-6f-7D-6B-08
dhcp enabled
Autoconfiguration enabled yes
Autoconfig ip address..169.254.109.xx
Subnet Mask...:255.255.0.0
plzzz help me wid d solution....thnx in advance
 

A:Unable to contact DHCP server.Request timed out

You are not connected to a network, wireless or wired. Did you see anything about "Wireless networks are available"? Did you try to connect to a specific network? Is the radio on?
 

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Openned a command prompt, wrote ipconfig/release then ipconfig/renew and a error came up:An error occurred while renewing interface Wireless Connection : unable to contact your DHCP server. Request has timed out.

My pc has an IP Conflict that why I wanted to renew the ip.

My connection is using ethernal cable from a netgear wifi range extender.

Recently moved houses and since I moved I cant get the internet connection back.
 

A:Unable to contact your DHCP server. Request has timed out.

What is this extender connected to?
 

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Hi,
i have a setup with wds and mdt installed on the same box.
everything works fine, i am able to pxe boot to download images EXCEPT on 1 laptop?!
any thoughts much appreciated

A:PXE-E55 Proxy DHCP Service did not reply to request on port 4011

hi,
i think if so attemped with this
command in your WDS :
wdsutil /set-server /usedhcpports:no
 
 
good luck
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I lost internet connection.  I ran the trouble shooter for windows network diagnostics.  I received an error message saying "local area connection" doesn't have a valid ip configuration.  I ran the command prompt as an administrator
and entered Ipconfig /release then Ipconfig /renew and I received the message unable to contact your dhcp server request has timed out.  What can I do to fix this?

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i opened a command prompt and did ipconfig/release then ipconfig/renew and this message came up: An error occurred while renewing interface Wireless Connection : unable to contact your DHCP server. Request has timed out.

I have:
windows 7
actiontec GT784WN modem with verizon dsl
using wpa/wpa2
acer az1620 computer with realtek pcie gbe family controller

I cannot connect wired or wireless. My other desktop connects fine wired and other laptop connects fine wireless.

here are results from ipconfig/all:
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Users\Owner-1>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Computer
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : C8-9C-DC-2E-53-79
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Ralink 802.11n Wireless LAN Card
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 74-DE-2B-12-18-3F
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
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A:Solved: unable to contact your DHCP server. Request has timed out.

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I've had my hp chromebook 14 for almost a year now and it's been connecting to my internet no problem. All of a sudden it has stopped connecting and says "DHCP lookup failed" how do i fix this?! 
I read rebooting your chromebook would do it, but it did not! Now I can't get past the start up page because it's not connecting to the wifi! I've restarted my router countless times and it still doesn't work. 
Please help
 

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I am getting this error on a win nt v4.0 workstation. The event viewer give the followning details...
DHCP failed to renew "The semaphore timeout period has expired".

I am guessing I need to release the IP address. I know I can use "winipcfg.exe" on a win95 system but what can I use on Win NT 4?

Or do I need to do something else?
 

A:win nt DHCP failed

Maybe you should check to see what the lease duration of the ip addresses are. You can also try to release the ipaddress and then renew them maybe. I forgot the commands for this. ipconfig /release and ipconfig /renew?
 

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My internet browsing has slowed to a crawl and I cannot access web meetings and other sites I have subscribed to. I did some system testing and everything came back normal except for the following: VIA Compatible Fast Ethernet Adapter: failed DHCP Server = 10.230.40.14: failed pinging 10.230.40.14 w/32 bytes of data request timed out (this is repeated 4 times) ping statistics for 10.230.40.14 packets: send=4 received=o How can I fix this failure? Is this DHCP server from the browser; from my internet provider? Who issues this protocol number and can I change it, do I need to change it? When my computer is running the way it should it is fast and the problem with it acting so slow was intermittent for a while, now it is constant.
I use windows XP
 

A:DHCP Server = __.___.__.__ failed

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Hello  We just purchased 430 of the Thinkpad Chromebooks. They have Google Chrome 52 (and tested 54) versions on them.  Most will connect to our school network just fine, but we have a few that will not connect to a certain SSID. They connect to some SSID's but not all.  It isn't all of them, and I see no difference in the setups on the machines/Google Admin.  The only thing they say is "DHCP lookup failed".  We have pleanty of IP addresses and DNS is working properly.  Wireless is Aerohive and we do not have a single issue with the Samsungs we have (around 1200+).  Only about 40 of the Lenovos are giving me troubles.  Any suggestions?Thanks!Chad

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I am working on a computer for a friend, VPR matrix 1.8 GHz with onboard everything (-minus graphics) 512 RAM, windows XP home, and lots of startup problems. It has service pack 1 installed as well.

She had been using dial-up, but now wants to switch to using broadband. Only problem is that Windows won't allow any DHCP server to give her an IP, and she has to be able to obtain it automatically. (college system).

The network cable connects, and shows status lights, and Windows recognizes a connection for as long as the thing is plugged in. However, the IP Address is 0.0.0.0. When I go to repair it, "The following steps of the repair operation failed. Renewing the IP Address, refreshing all DHCP leases and re-registering DNS names."

Well, I happened to have another network card laying around, so I put that in, disabled the onboard, no luck with that.

I checked Microsoft about it, the closest I came was http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;812335
which talks about SYMTDI dependency if Norton has been unistalled. Well, norton is still on the system.

One other thing, if I do a ipconfig /release ipconfig /renew, "An error occurred while renewing the interface: The system could not find the file specified."
Any suggestions?
 

A:DHCP initilization failed, invalid IP

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Please help I have brought a second hand computer and been having terrible time connecting to the internet. My old computer was a HP Pavilion 7815 and I used an ethernet cable to connect my computer to the modem, but my new computer a HP Pavilion 730.uk has no ethernet slot so I have to connect the modem using the USB cable and it has me confused because I keep getting this when loading my broadband installer disc everything seems to start ok and then I get a messages saying this:

DHCP release/renew failed

you have 1 network adapter set to DHCP

USB cable Modem 351000 - Packet Scheduler miniport

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There is one network adapter in the system and it is configured for DCHP, but it is unable to release/renew IP address: error code 94.

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So after when I think I have installed the USB cablw modem 351000 I get this message.

The software you are installing for this hardware USB Cable Modem 351000 has not passed windows logo testing to verfiy its compatibility with windows XP.

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I would appreciate any help on this problem also can someone tell me where I plug in my speakers in the back of this blinky machine it has no volume sign!
 

A:DHCP release/renew failed plus more

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Hello, I'm having a problem connecting to the internet on a desktop computer using an ethernet connection. I get an error that "Ethernet" dosen't have a valid ip config. if i use the ipconfig /release /renew commands i get the error that i failed to contact my dhcp server and my request timed out. all of my other computers and devices can connect to the internet both on wireless and ethernet connections. Any help would be appreciated thanks.
 

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for example, when querying www.google.com through nslookup
'set d2' have been set, nslookup will do the following steps.

1. win7 will query 'www.google.com.DHCP HOST' to DNS server, TYPE A(IPV4),  no response ,
2. win7 will query 'www.google.com.DHCP HOST' to DNS server, TYPE AAAA(IPV6), no response
3. win7 will query 'www.google.com' to DNS server, TYPE A(IPV4),  it response right ,
4. win7 will query 'www.google.com' to DNS server, TYPE AAAA(IPV6), it response right ,

why win7 will query 'www.google.com.DHCP HOST'
I'm just browse www.google.com, not 'www.gogle.com.DHCP HOST'

Thanks.

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Have a dell Inspiron laptop with a Intel Centrino wirelss -N2230 adaptor, with windows 8.1 OS. The ping test fails and I cannot get a wireless internet connection (Ping Test - Failed - No Response from Default Gateway/DHCP Server) is the error. Other devices work fine using this network. Have tried turning off firewall, resetting wireless adapter, completely removing virus software, did a system restore, nothing is working. I keep getting the yellow triangle
"limited" which of course means no connection. Icon in the task bar blinks 3 bars with yellow triangle, 4 bars with yellow triangle, no bars. It blinks from not connected to connected to limited. Everything has been working fine for the last six months. Can anyone help with this?

Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Business1
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Bluetooth Network Connection 2:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Bluetooth Device (Personal Area Network) #2
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 84-A6-C8-B4-62-56
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Ethernet adapter Ethernet 2:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Eas... Read more

A:Ping Test - Failed - No Response from Default Gateway/DHCP Server

Hello, the ping test is entirely useless if you are not actually connected to the network Please describe your issue in more details, including any messages or errors that you receive when you try to connect to your wireless router; what kind of wireless security is on the router, what make and model, if you are able to connect any other computers or devices to it...you get the point.
Regards
The Cleaver
 

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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
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A:MailBox' failed during request for component

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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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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

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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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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.
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Hi,
I have been having problems with internet in new flat for some time!
It connects to the wireless box and has full signal but an exclamation mark is present
I have run some tests and the IPv4 and IPv6 say they have no internet access
I also run a full test and everything passed except the ping test which failed and it said:
no response:default gateway
response: dhcp server

it suggested disabling security firewall but i'm not sure if that's the correct thing to do or even how to do that!
Any help would be much appreciated
Many thanks
Amy
 

A:Ping test failed - response: DHCP server but no response: default gateway

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Greetings,
  I have several windows 8.1 machines connected to a private network.  The clients all obtain their first DHCP leases correctly and work well for a time. At some point after having been running for awhile, they get into a state where they start
ignoring the DHCP ACK messages from the DHCP server when they attempt to renew their leases (see attached pcap file).  They go on ignoring the responses to their DHCP Requests until they lose their IP addresses and then send a DHCP Discover and receive
a DHCP Offer.  At this point, they seem to accept their new address and move on until it is time to renew again, at which point they start ignoring their DHCP ACKs again and the cycle continues.  These machines will work for hours with no problems
whatsoever, but they all seem to experience this issue at some point every day.  When they get into the state where they are ignoring their DHCP acks, they will stay that way until they are rebooted.  Disabling and then re-enabling the adapter does
not seem to fix the issue.
 Does anyone have any idea what could be going on?  I'm pretty stumped at this point.

Thank you,
  Jason

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I'm running a simple network at home with a Linksys BEFSR41 router. I have two computers hooked up wired and a wireless router acting like an access point that I use for my laptop occasionally. Until this weekend I've been having no problems but I shut down the computers due to weather and now one of them is not able to communicate with any others on the network. The problem computer will get an address supplied to it by the router (DHCP server) but once it has it I cannot get any other connectivity. Of course this is hindering internet access on this computer. I can ping the loopback and assigned IP addresses w/o problems but when I ping the default gateway (router) and/or the other computer I get "Request timed out." I initially thought it was the NIC so I bought another one but still get the same issue. I've moved the cards to different PCI slots but no luck. I tested the cable running from the computer and the router but found no problems. I even tried resetting the TCP/IP stack but still didn't work. The computer in question is running WinXP SP2 with the original NIC being a Linksys LNE100TX and the new one being a D-Link DFE-530TX+.

Any clues on this? If more info is needed let me know--it's been a while since I've posted. Thanks in advance.
 

A:Solved: Getting IP addr from DHCP but cannot ping DHCP server

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I need the IP address ,DNS and gateway address so on .Is it possibile to get it from the modems DHCP or do I need the ISP DHCP working?

I'm setting up are home network and getting connected to the internet but the internet connection is down .But is it possibile that I can get this from the modem. .

Like how does the computer talk to the modem and the modem talk to the DHCP server .I never had this problem before.
 

A:Can you get DHCP info from the modem software even when the DHCP server is down

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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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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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QUESTION #1:
Is it better to use Win2000 Server DHCP or DHCP from my Netgear wireless router?

#1 BACKGROUND:
I am currently in the process of setting up a Win2000 server on my home network which consists of four other 2000/XP machines.
The server is going to be configured as a domain controller and will utilize the Active Directory.

Should I use the Win2000 Server DHCP or stick with my wireless router as the DHCP server? What are the advantages/disadvantages to both and which would be easier to maintain.

QUESTION #2
Is a 550mhz PIII with 256MB RAM fast enough to make a good home server running Win2000 server?

BACKGROUND #2
The server is going to have (2) 120GB Western Digital 7200rpm drives with 8MB cache for storage and a single 60GB Western Digital 7200rpm drive for the OS and few other applications.

The server's primary function is to serve as a media server with an approaching 10GB of MP3 and music video files which is continually going to grow. Disk contention is at a minimum since there are only four PC's on the network. There will also be a lot of digital photos stored on the server and will also serve as a place to perform backups from the other four networked PC's.
 

A:Win2000 Server DHCP or Router DHCP?

We have a similar setup in our office using Small Business Server, a public IP coming into our router with DHCP turned on, connected to a NIC in the internal DHCP server (which is also running ISA). A second NIC in the server bridges to the internal hub to provide DHCP services to the clients. This way we control port filtering in 2 places and with 2 levels of NAT taking place we feel secure. It may be overkill but we're concerned that EVERYONE is trying to hack into ISA and DHCP servers connected directly to public IP that this setup provides an added level of security.
 

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