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I am getting error power surge on hub port in windows xp pro

I am getting error power surge on hub port in windows xp pro in toshiba laptop

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    Jaye Ellen Burke May 11, 2010

    Huh??? Power surge protection has a problem? Is the Hub an Ethernet hub? Is it a USB Hub? Is this surge keeping your computer from starting?

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Your usb hub is exceeding the power limit or you are attaching a device that is extracting more more , use a USB 2.0 port HUB with a power adapter if you are attaching more devices on hub

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Usb surge hub port exceeded


The message indicates that either a device or the USB controller has drawn too much power.Disconnect all external USB devices (make sure that the touchpad is active if you use a mouse with the notebook). Then click on the Restart command on the error message.

Try adding one device at a time and see if the message recurs. Try moving the devices to a powered USB hub and try that at different USB ports. (Disconnect and reset the message if needed.)

You can choose to ignore the message. In XP, click Start > Properties. Select the Taskbar and select customize. Set the Surge message to Ignore.

Since this error most often occurs when the computer is hibernating, go to the Control Panel section for Power Options. Disable the System Standby (set to Never in the Power Scheme Tab) and Hibernate (uncheck in that tab) options. Note: these settings will limit battery run time. (Windows XP didn't handle these well.)

Other solutions that may help is to set the USB controller to USB 1.0 or to disable it. You can disable this from the Device Manager; scroll down to the Universal Serial Bus.

If you have a device that is pulling too much power, you will need to replace it. (That's more cost-effective than repairing the power draw for most USB devices.) It could damage the port.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

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I Have Toshiba Satellite Laptop, i am continuously getting pop up message " Power Surge On Hub Port " A USB device has exceeded the power limits of its hub port. Please help how to stop this pop...


Remember the help below is only a fix for seeing the error message not for overdrawing the port.



To stop overdrawing the port you need to either use a power supply or a double USB cable.



To prevent seeing the USB Power Surge alert message, complete the following steps:

Click on START, Click on CONTROL PANEL, Double-click on the SYSTEM icon, Click on the HARDWARE tab, Click the DEVICE MANAGER button, Click the "+" next to Universal Serial Bus Controllers to expand the selection.,Right-click and select PROPERTIES on the Intel® USB UNIVERSAL HOST CONTROLLER (not the USB Root Hub),Click the ADVANCED Tab, Check the box that says: "Don't tell me about USB errors"


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Hp nx6110 laptop error power surge on hub port


OK if you have anything plugged into the USB Ports at bootup, unless Keyboard or Mouse, remove everything, and see if it boots normally, if it does, then the "Hub" you are using may be faulty, or a device you are using is drawing a lot of current at switch on and overloading the USB bus, that can only supply 500mA. If it still does it, and you do use a USB KB & Mouse, then remove them one at a time & reboot, between, and see if it was one of them causing the problem. If you have nothing attached then your internal USB bus is flaky.

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Please install the usb hub power surge patch from www.dell.com/support

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Power Surge On Hub Port


try to test the camera on another pc..There is 2 probability here, either it is faulty or else there is something wrong with your usb connection...

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Power Surge on Hub Port


Don't Use existing USB Portn On your Comp if u want USB port then install PCI USB Card From the PCI USB card you can use your USB Device what ever you want to use

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Power surge on hub port message


unplug your mp3 player immediately!! it will fry your mp3 player if you leave it plugged in!! try adjusting the player's settings and seeing if there is somewhere to switch it from '1000mah' to '500mah' or lower. try that. if it still gives the error try a different usb port.

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Power Surge on Hub Port


Some USB devices draw excessive power from the USB port, especially USB scanners. When this happens you need a powered USB hub, connect this to your computer's USB port and connect the USB device into the powered USB hub, you should not have any further error power surge problems.

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Error power surge on hub port


Some USB devices draw too much current from the computer's USB port and you get an exceed power error message.
To get around this problem, get a powered USB hub and connect it to the Computer's USB port and then connect the troublesome USB device into the powered USB hub.

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Power Surge error message


Hello,

 

 

I guess that this could be your error message:

"Error message when you wake up a Windows XP-based computer from hibernation or from standby: "Power Surge on Hub Port: A USB Device has exceeded the power limits of its hub port"

 

If it is the case, please try below solution:

 

SYMPTOMS

 

When you wake up a Microsoft Windows XP-based computer from hibernation or from standby, you may receive the following error message:

 

Power Surge on Hub Port: A USB Device has exceeded the power limits of its hub port. This error message is displayed even if there are no USB devices connected to the computer.   WORKAROUND loadTOCNode(1, 'workaround'); To work around this issue, disable the USB 2.0-enhanced host controller.

Note When you disable the USB 2.0-enhanced host controller, you lose USB 2.0 functionality. That is, you revert to USB 1.1 functionality.

To disable the USB 2.0-enhanced host controller, follow these steps: 1. Right-click My Computer, and then click Manage. 2. Under Computer Management (Local), click Device Manager. 3. In the Device Manager pane, expand Universal Serial Bus controllers. 4. Right-click the USB 2.0-enhanced host controller, and then click Disable.

Note The name of the USB 2.0-enhanced host controller may vary. 5. When you receive the confirmation message, click Yes. 6.

Close Device Manager.

 

 

I hope that this should resolve the issue for you.

 

 

Please let me know the result. 

 

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

 

I'll be glad to help you.

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