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Acer P5Q-EM mobo. When trying to boot i get this message USB DEVICE OVER CURRENT STATUS DETECTED WILL SWHUT DOWN IN 15 sec. which it does, I am also unable to get into the bios, even before I get the closing down message. Answer to the problem will be appreciated. Thank you. Ray Angell

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Ive seen this a few times. Its either a usb device plugged into the board shorting a usb port out, or whoever put it together wired the usb ports wrong on the board. FYI its an Asus mb not an Acer.

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