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Topic # 11582 31-Jan-2007 17:45
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hey guys need your help ungently problem is:

we got a wireless keyboard and mouse and we also got our usb device thats used for our wireless intenet all connected into usb ports on our computer.
well last night i connected a mp3 player upto another usb port so i could load music onto it and the computer said that usb wa overloaded and hat it mulfunctioned. now none of the usb ports go and internet dont go of course cause usb device is conneected into a usb port. also keyboard an mouse dont go cause thy connect into usb ports aswell.

How do i fix this problem, i'm not the best on computers so can ya give me step by step on how to fix it myself please.

cheers guys(by the way using mates laptop atm to write this lol)

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  Reply # 59399 31-Jan-2007 17:55
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It sounds like you have smoked up your motherboard i.e. damaged a component.

If you are lucky, there will be a fuse for the USB power.  But if you're not so lucky, the motherboard will need repair or replacement.  Either way, a costly and time consuming business Frown



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  Reply # 59400 31-Jan-2007 18:06
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oh hell

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  Reply # 59401 31-Jan-2007 18:20
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Either the MB is poorly designed/faulty componenty or one of your attached devices is likewise poorly designed/had faulty componentry as overloading of the power circuitry to cause permanent damage should not be possible.

Good luck proving which device it was with a manufacturer/supplier however.



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  Reply # 59406 31-Jan-2007 19:06
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went into power options and down the bottom it say:

The Uninterruptible power supply is currently stoped


does that got anything at all to do with it not working?

thoughts plz

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  Reply # 59432 31-Jan-2007 23:57
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lillow: went into power options and down the bottom it say:
The Uninterruptible power supply is currently stoped
does that got anything at all to do with it not working?
thoughts plz


No, that doesn't have anything to do with your problem. This message is displayed by default and I would guess your PC isn't plugged into an uninterruptible power supply at all, not that it would matter anyway.

Do you know which model motherboard you have? It will be printed on the motherboard surface somewhere in big characters.

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  Reply # 59518 1-Feb-2007 16:17
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Hi,

I had a similiar problem not long ago and I fixed it by turning off the computer, unplugging it from the wall and leaving it for about 5 minutes. Try that and see if it works.

It worked a treat for me so give it a go and see what happens. In the worse case you've blown something on your motherboard but it could just be as simple as unplugging it completely for a little bit.

Cheers,



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  Reply # 59549 1-Feb-2007 21:53
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oh right will give that a go,

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  Reply # 59573 2-Feb-2007 11:11
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cool well us know how it goes =o)



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  Reply # 59624 2-Feb-2007 18:22
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did not work

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  Reply # 59632 2-Feb-2007 19:39
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Time for a new motherboard... Yell



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  Reply # 59645 2-Feb-2007 20:39
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taken it to a guy mum knows who is a computer tech. hopefully he can fix it

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