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When I plug in my Iphone computer shuts down

It will keep shutting down and rebooting until i unplug the iphone. It worked at one time. When I plug in my iphone to my acer laptop, the laptop shuts down. 

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It sounds like your usb port is damaged. Look in the port and see if there is any visible damage. Also, check the usb cord for the iphone and see if it is damaged.



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