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USB losing power

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by DixieChik, Nov 19, 2001.

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  1. DixieChik

    DixieChik Thread Starter

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    I have an Abit KT7-RAID motherboard and an external Alcatel modem for my dsl line. After being on the internet a few hours, the USB port suddenly loses power and, to get it working again, I have to completely reboot. This is frustrating when in the middle of work or talking with someone. Please help!
     
  2. brianF

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    To rule it out I would try a different cable from pc to modem. A bad connection/wire could appear to make the power disappear.
    Some microsoft usb mice exhibit this due to a bad wire or connection internally
     
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