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USB,Ipod and external hard drive not recognized in laptop,desktop.

Hi there,
Follow this steps,if it is not working then post back i have 3 more steps left.

  1. Click Start, click Run, type Devmgmt.msc, and then click OK. The Device Manager window opens.
  2. Expand Universal Serial Bus controllers.
  3. Right-click a USB Root Hub in the list, and then click Properties. The USB Root Hub Properties dialog box is displayed.
  4. Click the Power Management tab.
  5. Click to clear the Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power check box, and then click OK.
  6. Repeat steps 3 through 6 for each USB Root Hub in the list.
  7. On the Action menu, click Scan for hardware changes.

    Windows XP recognizes the new device.
  8. Close the Device Manager window.
Hope this helps.
Cheers!!

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gateway 310 s won't recognize a cd


Hello,
Method 1: Initiate recognition of the USB device by using Device Manager loadTOCNode(2, 'workaround'); To initiate recognition of the USB device by using Device Manager, follow these steps:

1. Click Start, click Run, type Devmgmt.msc, and then click OK. The Device Manager window opens.
2. Click to select your computer as the location for the scan.
3. On the Action menu, click Scan for hardware changes.

Windows XP recognizes the new device.
4. Close the Device Manager window.

If this method resolves the issue, you are finished.

If this method does not resolve the issue, go to method 2.
Method 2: Disable power management of the USB hub loadTOCNode(2, 'workaround'); Note If you perform the following procedure, you may also reduce the battery life on a portable computer.

Use this method if method 1 does not work. To disable power management of the USB hub, follow these steps:

1. Click Start, click Run, type Devmgmt.msc, and then click OK. The Device Manager window opens.
2. Expand Universal Serial Bus controllers.
3. Right-click a USB Root Hub in the list, and then click Properties. The USB Root Hub Properties dialog box is displayed.
4. Click the Power Management tab.
5. Click to clear the Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power check box, and then click OK.
6. Repeat steps 3 through 6 for each USB Root Hub in the list.
7. On the Action menu, click Scan for hardware changes.

Windows XP recognizes the new device.
8. Close the Device Manager window.

If this method does not resolve the issue, go to method 3.

Click Start, click Run, type Devmgmt.msc, and then click OK. The Device Manager window opens.
Uninstall all the usb controller from USB controller
and now restart the computer.

If this method does not resolve the issue, go to method 4 .
Method 3: Restart the computer loadTOCNode(2, 'workaround'); To initiate recognition of the USB device, first unplug the USB device and restart the computer. Then, wait five to ten seconds before you plug the USB device into the computer or hub. Windows XP recognizes the new device.

Hope this helps.

Jan 14, 2011 | Gateway 310 S PC Desktop

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my cumputer's sound isn't working


Hi Kelseystortz,

Please follow the steps to fix your sound issue.

Step 1:

Check whether your speaker is connected to the green port at the back of the computer.

Step 2:

1. Click Start >> Run >> type devmgmt.ms and click okay.
2 You will get the device manager screen.
3. Click the (+) sign next to the Sound, Video and Game Controller.
4. Right - click on the listed AC'97 or Realtek and select uninstall.
5. Then Right - click on the top computer icon and choose "scan for hardware changes" or reboot the PC.
6. Sound should work now.

Step 3:

If the above steps does not work try this

1. Click Start , Run , and enter services.msc into the Open field.
2. Scroll down the list of services and find Windows Audio.
3. Right-click Windows Audio and select Properties
4. Select Automatic from the Startup type dropdown list, and click Start to start the audio service.
5. Click OK and test for sound.

Step 4:

This is the final step you need to try the system restore

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