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My thinkpad will occasionally shut off when i plug anything into the usb port. what is this? also, it won't recognize a few of my plug ins (again via usb port), yet when I plug them into my netbook they recognize and even install necessary drivers... how do i get the thinkpad to do the same? thanks. Laura

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It sound like you have some kind off shortcut in the usb-circuits.
as soon as you connect something to your computer USB,
the protection circuits shut down the machine to protect the motherboard for further damage.
Leave your laptop to service to prevent motherboard failure.
hope this helped.

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