Solved

USB Issue Connect/Disconnection Continously

Posted on 2012-03-20
9
395 Views
Last Modified: 2012-03-21
Heyas,

Got problem on my pc I keep getting my USB drive connected/disconnected continously  you can always hear the windows sounds for it occuring.

Troubleshooting:

- Removed all usb devices from devices manager and rebooted PC.
- Unplugged/replugged all usb devices on motherboard used different ports.
- Unplugged/replugged usb power input on motherboard.

Thank you
0
Comment
Question by:Zack
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
  • 2
  • +2
9 Comments
 
LVL 16

Expert Comment

by:Shaik M. Sajid
ID: 37745924
update the windows will solve the issue...




if still persists reset bios settings and check


all the best
0
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:dbrunton
ID: 37745929
I presume this is an external hard disk.

If it is getting power from the USB port then get an external powered hub for it rather than relying on the computer to supply the power.
0
 
LVL 92

Expert Comment

by:nobus
ID: 37746064
yes, as dbrunton said, that is a possible cause
this is the one i use : http://www.belkin.com/IWCatProductPage.process?Product_Id=158910

or the interface can have problems - is it a replaceable external case ?  then you can try another one - and another cable
0
Comprehensive Backup Solutions for Microsoft

Acronis protects the complete Microsoft technology stack: Windows Server, Windows PC, laptop and Surface data; Microsoft business applications; Microsoft Hyper-V; Azure VMs; Microsoft Windows Server 2016; Microsoft Exchange 2016 and SQL Server 2016.

 

Author Comment

by:Zack
ID: 37746146
No external drives are attached to the pc with this occurs.

I have reset my bios settings, didn't fix the problem.

I have updated windows no fix either :(

Thank you.
0
 
LVL 69

Assisted Solution

by:Callandor
Callandor earned 250 total points
ID: 37746810
It could be a failing power supply - try a different one with a similar or higher rating.  Otherwise, I would say it's your motherboard failing, especially if it's more than a few years old.
0
 
LVL 92

Expert Comment

by:nobus
ID: 37746861
any comments on my post?
0
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:dbrunton
ID: 37747472
How is this USB drive connected to this computer?  You have said it is not external, so how exactly is it attached to the computer.
0
 
LVL 92

Accepted Solution

by:
nobus earned 250 total points
ID: 37747983
you mean there is no drive connected when it happens?
then an USB port can be shorting  -inspect them
another option can be a bad usb chip
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:Zack
ID: 37751078
Plugged in another motherboard same model, problem resolved cheers for all your help guys.
0

Featured Post

How Blockchain Is Impacting Every Industry

Blockchain expert Alex Tapscott talks to Acronis VP Frank Jablonski about this revolutionary technology and how it's making inroads into other industries and facets of everyday life.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Possible fixes for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 updating problem. Solutions mentioned are from Microsoft themselves. I started a case with them from our Microsoft Silver Partner option to open a case and get direct support from Microsoft. If s…
Backups and Disaster RecoveryIn this post, we’ll look at strategies for backups and disaster recovery.
Windows 8 comes with a dramatically different user interface known as Metro. Notably missing from the new interface is a Start button and Start Menu. Many users do not like it, much preferring the interface of earlier versions — Windows 7, Windows X…
This Micro Tutorial will give you basic overview of the control panel section on Windows 7. It will depth in Network and Internet, Hardware and Sound, etc. This will be demonstrated using Windows 7 operating system.

622 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question