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Good evening....I own a model T43 Lenovo laptop. . Contiue to have pop up window telling me following: "Power Surge on Hub Port. A USB device has exceeded the power limits of its hub port. For assistance in solving this problem click this message." I have nothing in the USB port and have clicked the message and followed instructions to reset....window will not go away. What can be done to get rid of the window? Thanks, Steve Bowman

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My friend had that happen to his laptop after something had shorted out in a USB port.

Any additional info would be great, such as things you did with the PC for prior to this problem.

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you can mail me at thumuvikram@rediffmail.com for any further assistance on this issue.

 

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