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Q: my usb ports are not working it detecting the pendrives but ...

recently i had set an password for detecting the usb flash drives later on my usb ports are not working in my pc please suggest an usb port drivers to my pc hp pavilion g6

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Preferred Solution: my usb ports are not working it detecting the pendrives but ...

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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My usb 3.0 slots are not recognizing usb 2.0 mass storage stuff and neither any usb cables..It also does not recognizes webcam or keyboard adapter..What shall i do?
I have updated chipset,usb and bios drivers but no help..

A:USB 3.0 ports do not recognize 2.0 stuff like pendrives,iphone charger

This is what I do when I suffer these types of problem, which is often by the way, and I have not found a correct way of fixing so it is temporarily at best.

I go to Device Manager, then to Universal Serial Bus Controllers and I start uninstalling the Generic USB Hubs and then the other hubs, hoping not to nuke my mouse, if I don't then I go to the Action Tab and click on Scan for Hardware changes and it will rearrange the usb drivers and IRQs in hopes that they do not clash with each other. If it does nuke the mouse then I manually restart the PC and hope that it will solve the issue once I am back at the desktop.

There is no damage done to the PC, at least I have not seen any real damage but until I find a better way, this is what I have to deal with.

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Vista Ultimate 64-bit, ASUS Rampage Formula motherboard, USB mouse and keyboard connected in back ports.

Two things happened: Avira antivirus warned me of some threats which I either ignored or deleted. Windows Update had some updates ready (although I'm not sure if it updated).

I turned off my PC for a couple of hours, turned it back on and realized that my USB keyboard was not working on the password screen.

I eventually unplugged it from the back and plugged it into the front, where it worked. However, my USB mouse did not work when plugged into the second front port, nor did it work when plugged into the front port in which the keyboard worked.

I accessed System Restore using my keyboard and restored to one day previously. When it finished, both keyboard and mouse worked, although I got a pop-up message alerting me that the "drivers for your device could not be installed." When I clicked "OK," the mouse stopped working again.

I have checked BIOS and both mouse and keyboard are recognized, so it does not appear to be a hardware issue.
 

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hi there,

I am running Windows XP home edition and I'm having a problem with USB ports. All of a sudden USB ports ain't detecting anything on my samsung x10plus.. all was fine - USB mouse, card reader, flash drive all were working abosolutely ok untill just now when i smelled somthing like burning inside the machine while composing an email through outlook express , I immediately powered off the machine using the power button instead.. and a while later when switched it back on, the system wasnt reading usb optical mouse, the mouse red light is lit but unfortunately the windows isn't detecting it... i've restarted the machine several time but still it doesn't work.. I tried to plug it in another usb slot but still nothing happened. I also tried to plug in some other devices but windows is not detecting any devices..., the devices are getting power as the optical mouse red lamp is on however it's not detected on the system.... same case with a usb card reader.. when plug in the the red light of the reader is ON however it's not detected on the system..

I did check the device manger and all the USB root hubs' status are fine.
And also there are no exclaimation marks appearing.....


my system details are as below;

CPU
Intel pentium M
Code Name: Dothan
Brand ID: 22
Package: Socket 479 mPGA
Technology: 90 nm , Core VID: 0.988 V
Spec: Intel(R) Pentium(R) M Processor 1.70GHZ
Family: 6, Model: D, Stepping: 6
Ext. Family: ... Read more

A:USB PORTS are not detecting anything....PLEASE HELP URGENT.

It being a laptop, the only real answer is to have it repaired by a professional.
 

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I have an Acer Aspire 2-in-1 convertible laptop purchased in July. All of a sudden, after restarting my computer, my 3 different USB ports are no longer detecting anything. (USB drives; the smart connection to my wireless mouse; a card reader.) I am a total luddite but could someone please talk me through how to find and 'turn on' or re-enable my USB ports? I am running Windows 10, in case that makes a difference.TIA!

A:USB ports no longer detecting on R3-471

Hello, Have you checked if a device has a mark in Device manager?There are a lot of driver updates for Windows 10. May be one of them is not installed properly.

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After upgrading to windows XP from windows 95 (using full version of XP) I found that my computer did not and could not detect anything in my PCI ports (sound card and networking card). I still have windows 95 installed and when I boot in 95 I can detect them.

Actually I have no real idea what's going on. the computer says it is detecting them as well as a sound card but doesn't show it. It is detecting a standard sound card, not the one I have. It isn't even detecting or think it's detecting my networking card.
 

A:Not detecting PCI ports after upgrade

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HI,

My Problem:
Okay this is the problem, my usb ports dont seem to read my usb device, theres nothing wrong with the ports because when the computer is booting up the flash drive flickers as if it were active, but when in windows it doesnt detect it.
Another problem i have is that, in Device manager there is no Serial and bus controllers tab,

Any ideas?
 

A:PC's usb ports not detecting usb or removable devices

- What is the make and model of your computer?

- Which operating system are you running?

/* Edit */ - Ooops, never mind. I see you have already included a system profile.
 

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Hi all, it's friday the 13th and on cue i have another weird one i have a PC that does not detect any USB device connected to it though i know power runs through since it can charge my cell phone. here is what i have so far: 1. WinXP home SP2, P4 2.63Ghz, Gigabyte 81845GVM-RZ, 256 DDR400. 2. have uninstalled all usb root hubs and rebooted 3. 2 ports at the front of the case and 2 at the rear, plus (here's the punchline) 2 ports from a PCI add on card. NONE of them work. 4. USB controller is enabled in BIOS. 5. while my cell phone charges blissfully, the power tab of all root hub properties still shows 0mA 6. i've tried clearing CMOS 7. i've done a repair (NOT full/format) installation of the OS 8. to try and isolate the issue, i've tried booting from miniPE (a WinPE variation) while a USB flash drive was plugged in, it's worked for me before, nogo here either. what have i missed? not sure about changes made to the system prior to this since it's someone elses and they can't say for sure either. i'd settle for it being a mobo issue and recommend they trash it, but an add on card too? please help guys, you've saved my posterior before, so i'm counting on you. thanks.
 

A:Solved: USB Ports Not detecting devices...Please Help!!

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I have dell inspiron 5520 and previously windows 7 was installed on it and now I have clean installed windows 10, after installation i noticed that usb ports are no longer detecting devices. In the device manager i can see exclamation mark on USB xHCI compliant host controller with error code 10. It must be some driver problem. I tried every solution on the internet related to this problem but all in vain. Please help its really frustrating and disappointing.
I have tried following solutions so far:

uninstall driver and restart
installed windows updates
downloaded drivers from vendor's site
updated bios

A friend of mine has same laptop with windows 10 and his ports are working.

A:Usb ports giving power but not detecting devices at all.

Open device manager and uninstall or remove the host controller then shutdown and reboot the computer. Windows should recognize the controller and install drivers.

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I'm about to explode with frustration!

Problems started when USB ports seemed to spontaneously stop working. Then Device Manager window is empty. Nothing shown at all. Also My Computer takes ages to load and system often seems to hang

Have run every spyware and virus scan possible. Followed instructions on Annoyances forum but still no joy. PnUP is switched on.

3.4GHz P4
1024 MB
750GB in 1x 200GB and 1x 500GB
Bulldog 8MB connection through LAN to router
Norton Internet Security 2006
3 xDVD writers
 

A:Device Manager empty. USB ports not detecting

I have a partial resolution to my problem!

Thanks to everyone who offered help.

First option was check that PuNP was started - OK. Later I discovered that Universal PuNP must NOT be started!

Second option was Aproposfix which I assume is to get rid of some specific spyware/adware/malware.

Third was I tried editing some permissions in the registry but I didn't really understand what I was doing.

Fourth was I ran sfc/scannow - whatever that is!

Also system was hanging on startups and shutdowns, sometimes needing the big switch to get out of it. Now you can click on IE or My Computer or Control Panel and it takes ages for them to load. Usually I find myself with about five instances of each all loading at once.

Frequently web links won't work. The only thing I can do is avoid a left click - use right clicks to save shortcut and then paste it into address bar. I have tpo switch back and forth betwen web browsers using teh Task Manager. OIften the Task Manager itself freezes with the button still "pressed down".

I've also been using my SpeedUpMyPC utility which allows you to give CPU priority to a particular window. A combination of this, Task Manager and a hell of a lot of patience just about keeps me going

Oh, and I updated all my chipset drivers along the way.

MY DEVICE MANAGER WINDOW IS NOW FULLY POPULATED!!!!!

Oh joy! The printer is working too. The solution? It was to do with permissions. I had to spend a lot more time and give a lot more ... Read more

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OK!

I'm running windows 7...
I have 4 usb ports on the back, two on the front
All usb ports appear to be giving power, i can charge things (except ipod), but no devices get recognized in windows
So yesterday i plugged my camera into my computer and it cause my mouse to turn off. After which i plug my mouse into a different usb slot which seem to work. After a while i notice though that my mouse would lag and cause my computer to not response for a few seconds every once in a while... The next day when i came to my pc i notice my keyboard was turned off... I tried to move it to different ports and in every port i would get "Device not Recognized or malfunctioning..." No usb device gets recognized anymore, except my razor mouse, for some reason this gets identified.

Right now i have no keyboard and i can't go into my bios or re-install my OS... I tried putting BOTH my keyboard and mouse into usb-ps/2 converters but when i plug them into the ps2 ports nothing happens... no windows device sounds, nothing happens...

I tried uninstalling my usb controllers from device manager, as well as manual install my dell keyboard drivers (NEITHER DID ANYTHING)

I'm pretty much lost for ideas here...
 

A:USB ports stopped detecting devices... except mouse

PS/2 ports are, I think, not plug and play. Try shutting down the system and then boot with the keyboard/mouse plugged into the PS/2.
 

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I have a UAD Apollo Twin Mk II TB audio interface. I have a couple TB cables that I've tried with the same results. Use an Akitio T3T TB3 to TB/TB2 adapter: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01M04U186/ref=oh_aui_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1 Has always worked without issue until trying on this laptop. Just tried on a different computer and works fine. Latest BIOS 1.19. After a clean install of Windows, install all drivers and make sure they are up to date. Thunderbolt icon appears in the notification area. Plug in the Apollo and power it on. It is recognized. Select "Always recognize" or whatever it is as opposed "Just this once" or "Never". Install the UAD software, or not... the outcome is the same. Restart. Log back in to Windows. Thunderbolt icon no longer appears. Open it manually. Says device isn't conected despite it being connected and powered on. Try different TB3 ports. Remove device from list of approved devices in TB3 software. Uninstall and reinstall the TB3 drivers. Remove any mention of the device from registry. Result is the same. Won't say it is plugged in. Did a clean install of Windows... read the previous paragraph over... same thing. Anyway, any idea what is going on here? Honestly, about to return the thing. Between this issue and and the +30 hours spent trying to get dual boot working, to no avail, with every combination of UEFI Only w/o CSM, UEFI Only w/ CSM, Legacy Only (all without Secure Boot) and Ubuntu Des... Read more

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A:U400 both right side usb ports are not detecting logitech mouse or keyboard

Hello jounin85 and welcome to community,
 
Kindly unplug all USB devices connected to the USB port then go to device manager and uninstall all USB drivers
 
Download the USB driver and install it.
 
 
Best Regards,
Tanuj

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This is a brand new custom built PC for web browsing for a motel lobby.

Win7 Home Premium
AMD A4-3300 Llano
MSI A55M-P33 FM1
Rosewill FBM-02 MicroATX Mini Tower

Running latest BIOS and latest drivers downloaded directly from manufacturer's website.

I tried switching between all 3 internal headers and none of them would detect the flash drive.

If I plug the drive in the rear ports it detects right away leading me to suspect the case's ports might be defective but I don't have another USB 2.0 card lying around to confirm.

Based on this info does it seem likely that the front ports themselves are faulty?

A:Front USB ports not working, but rear USB ports work…

You might check to see if the case end of the USB cables are properly plugged into the front panel holding the headers. Some board need more than one brand of USB drivers, Renesas, NEC, etc.

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So I'm sure this isnt' where this goes honestly but putting it out there just to try to help anybody else who struggled with this as long as I did... I ended up getting my two USB ports on the left side (turned out to be my 3.0 ports) to work again when they wouldn't recognize anything. I could use the 2 USB on the right 2.0 ports, but the transfer rate was terrible.  My response on another question where someone had a similar issue... good luck!  "Hi  Not sure if this will help you but I had the same problem, the two left ports were not working on my Dv7. This whole time I thought the right USB were my 3.0 ports so I figured it'd be okay but it's been over a year since I originally had this issue and was doing a bunch of system maintenance so figured I'd look through it again. Anyway, I went to Device Manager through the Computer Management tool. I know you can go straight to device manager, but just giving it to you exactly how I did it. You can just search computer management from Start.  So I selected Device Manager from the menu on the left side and it looked like regular device manager. Went down to Universal Serial bus Controllers... at this point I looked at the action menu on the right and selected more actions, view, and clicked Show Hidden Devices. After that i went through my USB Controllers one by one as I had done many times before and checked them out, tried updating drivers, etc... I noticed underneath the USB Controller... Read more

A:How I fixed my USB ports not working issue. Two ports on lef...

Hi @klark1kent , Thank you for visiting the HP Support Forums and Welcome and thanks for the important information. Have a good week. Thanks.

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Hey guys, brand new kid here. Fairly computer literate but not a whiz by any means. I had to do a Windows XP System Recovery on my HP desktop PC a few weeks ago and since then my USB 2.0 ports haven't been themselves.

Before when I used my Kingston 4gb SDHC card in my front USB 2.0 ports (as they're labeled) it worked at full speed with no problems. After the System Recovery, when I plug in the card it gives me a message saying "This device could perform faster if it were plugged into a High Speed USB 2.0 Port." The problem is, my Device Manager lists a high speed port and hub on my computer, but I get the same message on all the ports on my computer. I tried updating the drivers and uninstalling and reinstalling them but to no avail.

Is there any way to fix this?
 

A:USB 2.0 Ports working as regular USB ports

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How many of you use pendrives? (USB flash memories?)
I'm looking forward to buy one cause I really need it due to my work, I've been using an SD card with a pocket SD card reader but it doens't work anymore.

So, any suggestions regarding brands?
I hear kingston and sandisk are good ones, I don;'t want to buy a ****** pendriver cause they say they go blank if it;s too hot or go erase all your data after a while.

Ok, your turn now! thanks people!
 

A:Pendrives

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pendrives malfunction for xp

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Experiencing the same problem than

http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/1044627-cant-boot-usb.html

looks like the issue is in the pendrive itself. I have two PNY pendrives, one 8GB and another 16GB. I can use YUMI or any other app to add a distro to the pendrive, format them, etc, but when booting the BIOS does not recognize them.

Tried in an old X31 laptop and in a new HP ProBook laptop with same (bad) result.

I though it was because of the big size but many people use 16GB pendrives for these purposes...

(BTW, tried also formating them and the distros were way smaller than 4gb...)
 

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Thank you for adding me to the site. I'm looking to import a quality pendrive and charging cables from Taiwan. What sort of pendrive should I be looking at ( memory etc) and with regards to cables are there any different products. I find most of my cables don't last long. Any help in this would be greatly appreciated as this is a new venture for me. Thank you.
 

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A little background info:
I had a friend of mine build this PC for me a few days ago, its custom. 
This is the motherboard I bought (new): Z-97A
I did a lot of upgrades so we had to do a custom install, I chose the default location to the same drive as my original W7 OS was on.
I installed all the drivers that came with the motherboard and all windows updates.
Even if they are not recognized the devices still get power (like my phone will charge but the PC doesnt know what it is or even see it as unknown)
While gaming 2 nights ago one of my presumed dead USB ports that didnt read my Sennheiser headsets randomly began to read it & automatically installed drivers for it after I was initially unable to get it to detect before. So it just kinda came "alive" on its own you could say
I've attached screenshots of my devices and printers and device manager

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4 weird things about the devices and printers list:
You will see in devices and printers it says I have 3 Keyboards, I only have the one on the far left.
I Only have 1 Playstation controller
When my Sennheisers were detected I immediately installed the drivers for them from their website but now it shows up as "Unspecified". Before my reinstall of windows I am pretty sure it listed in the devices category with a picture of the headset.
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A:Some USB ports not detecting devices + Duplicate devices showing

FWIW:  Duplicate devices may appear...if one device is used to install...and a different one is used later, IME.
 
The ximple way to remove any apparent dupes...is to delete them via Device Manager (including the use currently installed)...then reboot and reinstall the drivers if they are not automatically reinstalled by Windows.
 
Device Manager typically reflects such items on a given system, see Remove Unused Drivers and Devices - http://www.windowsnetworking.com/kbase/WindowsTips/WindowsXP/UserTips/TroubleShooting/RemoveUnusedDriversandDevices.html .
 
I have no answer for your USB questions, it appears that the right drivers are installed.  You might take a look at

USB port may stop working after removing or inserting USB device - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/817900/en-us

USB Problems, MS FixIt - http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Tips-for-solving-problems-with-USB-devices
Louis

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Greetings !
I apparently have some sort of shortcut virus on my pendrives. I used one on a public computer and when I reconnected that pendrive to my home laptop, all I coul see were shortcuts of the .ink kind. And when I double clicked on one it would open the cmd window and give me an error that microsoft.vbs couldn't be found. Later I connected another pendrive (one without the virus) and everything got converted ionto shortcuts again. I unchewcked the "hide essential windows files option" in folder options, so I am able to see my files on the pendrive along with the shortcuts. Both avg and malwarebytes have failed to solve this problem.my harddrives seem unaffected. Any help will be appreciated thanks !

A:some sort of shortcut virus on my pendrives?

reformat the pendrives.
 
my computer>rightclick on offending pen drive>format>fat32 quick format.
 
will erase EVERYTHING from the drives.
 
I suggest you do an advanced malware scan with something like ESET online scanner though, just to be sure you don't have nasties carried across.

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I use two notebooks. One running Win8.1 PRO (64bits), the other Win7 Home Premium (32bits).
I also have an external HD, and three pen-drives I use with both notebooks, as needed.
Some programs I use (a password manager, bkups, between many others) save data on these drives, and I need that the drive letters attributed to them DO NOT CHANGE no matter the notebooks they are connected to.
My problem is that the letters given to these drives keep changing when they are used on the notebooks and the programs can't find the paths to store or retrieve data from.
How can I make the drive letters to remain the same no matter the notebook they are being used with?
To choose the drive letters I use the Control Panel "Administrative Tools<>Computer Management<>Disk Management"

Any help will be welcome.

Cheers, and a Happy Holiday Season.

Flores

A:How to avoid pendrives letters changing?

I don't know if this will help but for years I have set my CD/DVD drives to Y: and Z: so that adding drives doesn't muddle it all up. How about setting the letter as Z: and seeing if that helps?

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Hi All,

I have an issue with my machine: I can't copy any files on pendrives or SD cards, unless I'll run Windows in Safe mode, everything works OK (all the pendrives or SD cards are working fine).

Tried to fix dll's, scanned for Virus even managed to format one pendrive (thought it was broken at first) but still couldn't copy any files.

The error I am getting: You'll need to provide administrator permission to copy to this folder.

I don't even have to mention that I am administrator?

Any ideas?
stanitr

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Okay for some weird reason my PC are not detecting any USB storage devices plugged in... i found this in device manager (attached pic) ..

however nothing i can do.. tried update online nothing helps... so i dont know what to do... what is wrong with this actually?

and second problem.. i have creative Audigy Value card installed...i usually set it to 5.1 speakers... but the application that has been installed by Win update... i.e. Creative Audio Control Panel.. always crash on startup.. i dont even had the chance to adjust it or do anything with it... i download from the official web also the same... *sigh*

A:[SOLVED] USB not detcted.. pendrives external hdd etc

okay what is weird... i can use the USB while in safe mode... and at the moment.. when i go to manage... the usb is listed healthy... but when i want to assign letters it says "The system cannot find the file specified"

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Hi all,
        I have a pendrive which having FAT32 file system previously.now what i did i open the pendrive in hex editor.i found that root directory contain entries about

myfiles.and it having high order cluster byte set to some value . now i traverse the file system  with corresponing cluster no. by conveting it in  offset value .i found the data of my file at the corresponding offset. 
             Now what i do i format the pendrive . due to formatting the pendrive the high cluster byte of corresponding file in root directory set to 0,so i am unable to traverse  data. of file.
             is their any solution so that i can found my data...............H.S.Navarkar

A:how to recover data from formatted pendrives

 
Hi,

If you want to recover the data from formatted drive, you need
 special software and competencies. When you delete or even format a disk, the files aren?t really deleted, they are marked to be overwritten.

Since there?s no such software from Microsoft, you need search it yourself. Also please note third party may cause unexpected issue.

There?s a similar thread may helpful to you:
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/forums/en-us/w7itprogeneral/thread/50E592A4-D09F-4F93-965B-D50ABC4121AD

Thank you for your understanding.
Regards,
Leo  
Huang
Leo Huang
TechNet Community Support

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unable to connect pendrives to the laptop

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Hi all! Not something that hinders my daily life but why Windows7 forgets about the name of the renamed pendrives and external drives? I give them names so that I can know their content without opening them such as
"Films" or "Pix" or "Softwares". They were fine like this during a year or more and now from one day to the other everything lost its name and became E:, F: etc. Notably, these peripherals are connected the same way: the same cable to the same USB port. I re-renamed them again yesterday but they went back to E:, F: once again. That is so stupid.

A:Windows7 forgets the name of external drivers/ pendrives

Hello akofalvi,

This normally happens when other drives/applications starts to reserve specific drive letters/path. For instance Daemon Tools (Which mounts installation images) could reserve drive letters G-H, and thus causing your other ones to change letters and therefor loose any name given.

You should try to set them to something way back in the dictionary, like Z-X:

Go to Start > Search.
Type "diskmgmt.msc" > Hit Enter.
Rightclick your drives > Change drive letters/path.

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I just formatted my computer and installed my OS (Windows XP) but somehow my USBs are not working and are not detecting the connected hardware.

LINK

Solutions please.

Thanks.
 

A:USB not working/detecting

Did you install the motherboard chipset drivers after installing XP? They should be available from the computer or motherboard manufacturer websites.
 

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My pen drive not detecting in my pc. its not even showing in file explorer. And I check disk management there its showing as disk 1 (f). and also showing as no media. I checked the properties of that, there its showing my device's name and all. I tried to format it using cmd, but at that time its giving messege "cant open with direct access". is there any solution to solve this?

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So i've been tearing my hair out with this problem for the past few weeks, and i've come here for help. Im using an Azio Levetron Mech5 keyboard that i got about a month or so ago, and since an update, it hasn't been detected by my computer unless i take out my laptop battery and start up (and even then, it works only for 5 minutes before blanking out). Open to suggestions, Thank you so much!

A:USB keyboard not working (usb not detecting)

Is there a reason for an External keyboard [USB?] on your Notebook/Laptop such as the built-in keyboard doesn't work? Most times simply plugging in a USB keyboard works in addition to the built-in keyboard. Same for a mouse and touchpad but the touchpad can be disabled.

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hello, i have a very old hp laptop model no.- 6730s intel core2 duo (window 7,[32 bit os]) , this laptop is now discontinued by hp. i am facing a lot of problem in cd/dvd drive. need an urgent solution.Drive is not read or write any cd or Dvd. i tried many solutions but it is not working. also i tried to fix the registry entry manually, but in class section that upper & lower filters are missing. i updated my drive ,but it showing installation of software drive is failed. please ,tell me what to do to fix this problem as soon as possible.

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Hi

Me and my sister have the same laptop with windows 7 ultimate 32bit running on each one. The problem is my sisters laptop is not detecting the laptop battery charger when inserted. Her battery and charger works fine as I tested them on my laptop and both fully functional and even my own battery and charger does not work on her laptop.

When the charger is plugged in no message or charging icon comes up, just the normal battery icon. I'm pretty sure there is something wrong with the laptop.

any help please?

Thanks

A:Laptop not detecting a working battery

Hello slizza and welcome to Seven Forums.

Could you post some additional information about the laptop like make and model? Sometimes a computer manufacturer installs their own software that controls how a machine will work. Just as an example, on a Sony Vaio they have what's called Vaio Care. This software can override the built in Windows 7 power plan settings.

In the meantime, you could compare the power plan settings on your laptop to the settings on your sister's laptop and make sure they're the same. You could also run a power diagnostics efficienty report to see if your sister's machine is showing any issues.

Power Plan Settings - Change

Power Efficiency Diagnostics Report

You could also open Device Manager and see if there are any warning symbols for the battery. This could indicate a driver issue.

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All USB ports on my Dell Inspiron 530 stopped working and therefore no keyboard or mouse control available to work on recovery.  Is there any way to work around this problem? Although the computer was updated to Windows 7 Pro some time ago, I do still have both the Win 7 discs and the OEM discs that came with the computer. Any suggestions?  

A:USB Ports not working and no PS2 ports available

Get a live linux boot CD or DVD and see if the ports work outside the os.
Or Disconnect the hard drive and see if you can F2 into bios.

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Hey
Today i just bought some ear phones, with a connected mouth piece. Problem is that my two front ports are dodgy for the microphone and headphones. So if i put the jacks from my headset into the back, i have to take out my speaker input.. Is there any way i can have the speakers in, and the headset and revert back to each without going at the back and changing them? Any help appreciated
Thanks
 

A:Headset not working, front ports not working

First, its possible inside your computer case, there is just a loose cable that is causing the problem with the front jacks on your computer. Check inside, right behind where the earphone jack is for a cord running to somewhere on your motherboard or Sound card.

If that dosn't work,
Do you have a CD/DVD player with a earphone jack and have you tried that?
Assuming its the port that is bad itself and not just loose, you could check in at radio shack, bestbuy, or newegg.com for a cord that splits the output. If you get lucky you might find one with a chanel select that will allow you to swap which recieves the output.
The other option, from radio shack I got a Bluetooth USB adapter for $20 and a good pair of BT earphones, again purchased online for cheap (I recommend samsung BT500 earphones).

Another alternative, my speakers have a earphone jack in them as well (the computer speakers, as well as the reciever I currently have my sound card plugged into).

If you have a quality home theater set up, for $80 on new egg you can pick up a good soundcard with optical, Coax, and AV out which you plug into your home entertainment center that again will allow you to use headphones.
Good Luck
 

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My flash drive, working on my PC, doesn't show up on my laptop (HP Pavillion, XP SP2). I checked the event viewer, and saw this error at the time I inerted the drive;

Event Type: Error
Event Source: DCOM
Event Category: None
Event ID: 10005

....

Description:
DCOM got error "The service cannot be started, either because it is disabled or because it has no enabled devices associated with it. " attempting to start the service ntmssvc with arguments "-Service" in order to run the server:
{D61A27C6-8F53-11D0-BFA0-00A024151983}

For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.

Can anyone help?
 

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Hi There

I am quite techy so hopefully will be able to provide some help of my own to other members but this one has me stumped.

I have just built a new PC, and all is fine except the onboard sound

It is is a BIOSTAR N68S3B, with VIA HD 6 channel onboard sound.

The drivers did not install from the mobo driver disk so had to locate them myself. I have done this and sound is all working good.

When I boot though, windows brings up the add/remove hardware wizard as it is detecting a sound device that doesn't have drivers, in fact it does this 3 times. I have looked in device manager and sure enough the sound device is installed under the sound and game controllers heading, but under Other PCI devices there are 3 sound device showing with the yellow question marks.

I have tried to uninstall them, also ticked to never prompt to install again but each and every time I boot still the same.

Hope someone can help me with this, as I know it's only a little thing but it is bugging the life out of me.

A:Problem with onboard sound - Working but still detecting on boot up

Have you tried removing those entries in Safe Mode?

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I have a lenovo b570e laptop and am running Windows 8.1.

I recently bought a new monitor (ASUS ve248h) to use as a dual monitor along side my own laptop however upon connecting the HDMI cable with the monitor it doesn't appear to work. I have tried updating the drivers and the hdmi port does work while I am connecting to my LG tv using the hdmi port. I have used various cables including the one that connects it to the tv however so far without success.

I am a bit clueless as to why it would work with the tv and not the monitor also my brothers laptop (which has Ubuntu) does successfully connect to the monitor.

Any help would be much appreciated and Thanks in Advanced

A:HDMI port not working/detecting external monitor

Welcome to the forum!

Are there any settings in the monitor menu that might affect it?

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As the title suggests, my on board sounds, seem to have failed, every time I boot, I get a Windows Troubleshooter telling me that the audio devices and services are not enabled or started, the troubleshooter fails without any errors to report (will grab a screen of this when I can)

Here is a screenshot of my windows systray showing that windows says there are no audio devices along with my playback devices window, showing speakers connected (no volume marker next to it if you notice)

You can find my full system specs listed in my profile, don't really wanna type em out again.

I went into device manager and uninstalled all my sound and video drivers and re-installed all fresh from AMD/Realtek (AMD Omega Catalyst Version 14.12 and Realtek HD Audio Codec V2.75)

EDIT: ADDED Windows Troubleshooter Screens






Any assistance would be excellent.

Sry for large sized post, spoiler tags not working?

A:Realtek/Windows Sound not working but detecting devices.

What I recall, this is a Windows problem and not a problem with the sound drivers.

Run the SFC /scannow three times and see if that helps. It may take a reinstall.

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Over the past few days, i've been receiving warnings over trojan's and viruses.
Google Chrome has also stopped responding to any web page and even after a re-install, it's still not working.

Screenshot attached, and literally another has just popped up!
 

A:AVG detecting Trojan's, SVCHOST infected, Google Chrome not working

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I am having problems with my browser. The pop up blocker I installed (cox and others) is not working and the browser itself is running slow. I have tried reinstalling the cox pop-up blocker but the installation fails. Also, Norton is detecting multiple viruses.

Help would be appreciated

Mike

Hijackthis log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 7:47:06 AM, on 6/29/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Citrix\ICA Client\ssonsvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Support.com\bin\tgcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\MUSICMATCH\MUSICMATCH Jukebox\mmtask.exe
C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\kdx\KHost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\wkcalrem.exe
c:\program files\cox\applications\app\CurtainsSysSvcNt.exe
C:\Program Files\Quicken\bagent.exe
C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZQKPICK.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Command Software\dvpapi.exe
C:\... Read more

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Hey guys,

For the last couple of days I started getting a message whenever I plugged in my phone saying there is a USB power surge. After that happens all of my USB ports stop working. I have to reboot my computer.

Using windows 7 up to date.
I've deleted and reinstalled usb's
Turned off let computer put usbs to sleep
My computer is plugged into a surge protector

Any ideas?

Thanks in advance.
 

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So i kept getting a pop up saying one of my usb ports was malfunctioning. I restarted my computer and now my usb ports that are in the back of my desktop are not working. They arent even showing up in my manager. The two in the front of my desktop are showing up but those dont work either. The good news is that i have access to my computer because i run teamviewer and can control that pc from my laptop. Ive tried uninstalling everything in my USB controllers and restarting it comes back with the same two USB root hus which im assuming are the two in the front. If someone would be willing to i could get them connected to the pc using teamviewer to fix this issue.
 

A:USB Ports Not Working

USB ports are native to the MB. If they do not show in device manager, the MB is bad. Replace MB is only option.
 

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WinXP home

Asus P4S800D-E with WD external FW/USB (USB 2.0) or Easydisc 64 MB thumb drive (legacy USB). Neither Work, but do work on other systems.

System/Hardware shows all USB devices "working properly."
+5 vdc present on connectors.

All Bios USB finctions enabled.

Board connections triple checked. Everything else on boaard works.

I've emailed ASUS support. As usual I haven't heard from them.

Thanks, Bill
 

A:USB ports not working

Try to remove them in Device Manager and restart.
Are they running at 500mA or less?
Check the disk that came with the motherboard.
There may be driver updates or some other type of update on it.
Or try http://www.asus.com.tw/support/down...ModelName=Tools for the update.

Is it the front, back, or all USB ports?
 

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Hello,

Windows XP. None of my USB ports are working. When I plug in my external hard drives, they light up, so I don't think it is a problem with them. The USB will not read any type device that I try to plug into it. I went into computer management --> device manager-->expanded USB controllers and then uninstalled my USB controllers. After that I restarted my computer, and the system re-installed all of the drivers, so I thought my problem might be solved. It was not. Even after that, none of them work. I am not really sure what else to do, my brother in law told me about this website and said he has had nothing but good luck with you guys. Any help/suggestion would be appreciated.

Thank You,

Crystal
 

A:USB Ports not working

Is this a laptop or a desktop? Without knowing I can tell you I've seen people with this problem at my work and I've not been able to fix it completely over the phone once. One time a lady's USB ports in the back worked after re-installing the drivers. This is because the ones in the back are directly connected to the motherboard while the ones in the front usually run from an add-in card (which also decreases speed over those ports) So if I had your problems here's what I would do:
Backup important files. This can be done using cds, or you can get a free 90 day trial of an online service at www.carbonite.com/staplesesp which doesn't require a credit card.

Then do a factory reset. If your computer came with disks, that's what you use, most nowdays have a section of the hard drive that they put the factory info on that you can restore from. All HPs and some dells and some acers (maybe more I'mnot aware of) allow you to make your own discs, which is the option I recommend.

If you do that and it's just a software problem, it will fix it. If you do that and it doesn't fix it, then it's a hardware problem and you need to have the computer serviced. That's personally what I would do, maybe someone else knows an easier way?
 

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Hi, I am running XP SP2. I have 3 usb ports, 2 are not working. Device manager is empty. System restore does not work. Internet connectivity is absent.
Any ideas would be absolutely appreciated. I have searched this forum for the issue. I have tried the apropos fix which seems to be dominant. It has not helped.
Thanks
Ned
 

A:USB ports not working

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