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Power Surge error message

I repeatedly get the message "Power Surge on Hub Port: A USB device has malfunctioned and exceeded the power limits of its hub port. You should disconnect the device." This is despite the fact that no device is plugged in. It doesn't seem to affect the functionality of the computer as far as I can tell but it is still concerning. Any advice on how to address this?

I am having the exact same issue. The disabling solution is helpful in removing the error balloons, but I lose USB funtion and whenever I require a USB connection, I must re-enable the device. The error does not seem to be having any affect on the connected equipment. However, the error balloon is very annoying. Is there any way to correct the problem rather than temporary disabling?

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  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2008

    I have a HP Compaq nx6110 notebook. I have been facing similar pop ups "Power Surge On Hub Port". How can i solve this?

  • Anonymous Jun 05, 2008

    my MBox keeps saying

    "power surge hub port" it want let me do anything how do i fix it

  • Anonymous Jun 27, 2008

    power Surge Error

  • Hans Chr Jul 14, 2008

    Error message, the usb execede powerconsumption, even if there is and has not been mounted usb device since last restart / disabeling of the usb.

    Later on it locks up the pc, and only hard restart can start the pc again.

  • Anonymous Jul 24, 2008

    Hi

    I have Hp Compaq nx 6110 Laptop

    but use device is not working.

    whenever i was connecting USB device his shwoing error.

  • menaria Nov 26, 2008

    I HAVE A NX6110 AND I AM GETING ERROR POWER SURG ON HUB AGAIN AGAIN.

  • Anonymous Dec 16, 2008

    I have the same issue as the above, read error message: "power surge on hub port: a USB device has exceeded the power limit". the error message started when i had intially used the usb hub port (this was working well earlier". it has now started affecting my xternal HDD or mouse when connected. i think, it is USB 2.0 drivers, have done mormal updates from microsoft; OS: win XP

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BUDDY FIRST TELL ME TYPE OF USB DEVICE U CONNECTED PREVIOUSLY. THEN COMES SOLUTIONS.

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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:

 

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

 

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