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Power surge on USB port

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by sbloxham, Oct 2, 2008.

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  1. sbloxham

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    Hello.

    I received a new Olympus camera for by birthday. I attempted to plug it into my fujitsu lifebook USB port to retrieve the pictures I had taken when I got an error message stating that my device exceeded the power supply. Now none of my usb ports work. I have nothing plugged into them now or when I plugged the camera into the port. Is there an internal surge protector of USB ports that I can reset? I have checked the device manager and it states that all the ports are working but they are not putting out any power. I tired downloading the drivers but that did not work.

    Please help.

    thanks,
    S
     
  2. dannyn

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    Get a usb hub with an external power supply.
     
  3. sbloxham

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    Ok. I can do that but how do I fix my usb ports on my laptop until then?
     
  4. dannyn

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    It sounds like you do not have enough bus power to use that device.
     
  5. buck52

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    great hardware question

    I have ask it be moved...
     
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  7. dannyn

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    This is why I think you may have not damaged anything.
    Your post is kind of hard to understand, so I interpreted it the best I could. You never said if you have tried these usb ports with another peripheral, so that also makes me somewhat believe every thing in the computer may still be ok.
     
  8. ~Candy~

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    He said none of them work.
     
  9. dannyn

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    I know, but does he mean none of them work with the camera, or with a differ peripheral?
     
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