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External USB HDD not disconnecting properly

Q: External USB HDD not disconnecting properly

In W10.1607 x86 when I eject a External USB HDD, it does not Power Down, I mean the Eject Procedure is not being totally finished. The Safe to Eject message appears but the light on HDD stays on and if I pull it out I can listen the Motor spinning down.
That is it not good, that will damage in short time the HDD.
The same HDD in a w10 x64 is working correctly.

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Hi,

I have a Seagate FreeAgent Desktop External HDD and I have had it for over a year now. It was working fine until yesterday when it started disconnecting and reconnecting whenever I moved the laptop. I figured that there must be something wrong with the USB port on my laptop or with the cable.
I tried the HDD in my other laptop which is running XP (not vista like the first one) and instead of just disconnecting it reported a "power surge on hub port". I assume that this rules out the USB ports on the laptops as the problem. However, most of what I've read on power surge issues points to the actual HDD unit itself.
Is it possible that it is just the cable that is causing all the problems or should I try to recover my information from the HDD and get a new one?

Thanks,
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A:External HDD disconnecting from PC

are you using it as a plug and play device, or is it managed by 3rd party software?

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When I first connected it to the new PC to upload the old PC's files (using SynbackSE), it stayed connected the whole time (several hours).

And I was never asked to format it.

Now it disconnects every few minutes, then when it reconnects, the usual popups appear and a request to format the disk.

Does anyone know how to solve this please?

thanks

A:External HDD Keeps Disconnecting Itself

go into power options in the control panel.
change plan settings
then click change advanced
expand usb and check that Usb selective suspend is disabled.

This will at least cover it from the windows side of things.

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A:External Hardrive Keeps Disconnecting

Welcome to the forum is it as powered HD?

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A:Buffalo External USB 2.x HDD keep disconnecting

It wouldn't hurt to pick up and install a new battery.

You should also take a look and try to find the USB drivers for your motherboard (or just the motherboard drivers), as it sounds like it isn't recognizing it properly. Also make sure that Legacy USB support is enabled in BIOS.

~Lordbob

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A:External DVD Drive keeps disconnecting and connecting

What happens if you jiggle the USB from the DVD drive while it is plugged in does anything happen?
 

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A:External DVD Drive keeps disconnecting/reconnecting

Is this a laptop?

How often does it connect/disconnect?

Does it do it while in use or after being left alone?

Is your computer putting it to sleep?

Change your power plan to max performance and see if the problem goes away.

If it does we can tweak the settings and go bacvk to your normal power plan

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A:USB External Hard Drive keeps disconnecting.

is it the only USB device that's giving you issues? is it connected to a USB hub or direct connected to PC also some system specs would be helpfull

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Usb connection on external housing went bad. Discarded it and connected drive SATA bare. Solved

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A:External Hard Drive keeps disconnecting

Sounds like you could have a bad cable?? USB 3.0 requires perfect cables I've had several new ones that were bad! It also sounds like that hard drive is crashing!! Could be either or both. Good luck I hope you get your data off of it. Again Back up back up

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A:External hard drive keeps disconnecting then reconnecting

please i am desperate no on knows?

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A:WD External Hard drive keeps connecting and disconnecting

Hello kieron22!
I'm sorry for your problem with a WD external!
Which model is it, a My Passport (which one?), a My Book?
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CK_WD

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So even now if you hook up the second monitor you still don't get any video on either display?
 

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A:External hdd not reading properly

What is the actual size of the drive you're trying to access?
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see my post over -here-
 

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Laptops usually have a key combination to enable the external monitor.
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Most of the laptop computers have to have the fn key with another key like one of the function keys pressed in order to recognize the other monitor.
 

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Did you try going into the BIOS to see how it recognized it?

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This link may help, on page 3

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A:Apps not starting properly, sys. recov. doesn't work, can't shut down properly, etc..

no replies yet?

anyway, just stopped by to say that when shutting down, it takes forever to get to the "Saving your settings..." screen, and that's where I decided that it stops and nothing else after that.
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A:Hardrive did not unmount properly during shutdown, will not mount properly now

When it doesn't work in Ubuntu either, that is a pretty good indication the hard drive is shot.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/hardrive-did-not-unmount-properly-during-shutdown-will-not-mount-properly-now.645843/
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Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (v1.34) and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2If you have a previous version of MBAM, remove it via Add/Remove Programs and download a fresh copy.Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself.Press the OK button to close that box and continue.If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install. Alternatively, you can update through MBAM's interface from a clean computer, copy the definitions (rules.ref) located in C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Malwarebytes\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from that system to a usb stick or CD and then copy it to the infected machine.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.Then click on the Scan button.If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button. The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The scan completed successfully. Click 'Show Results' to display all objects found".Click OK to close the message box and continue with the removal process.Back at the main Scanner screen:Click on the Show Results button to see a list of any malware that was found.Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.When removal is completed, a log report will open in Notepad.The log is automatically saved and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.Copy and paste the contents of that report in your next reply. Be sure to post the complete log to include the top portion which shows MBAM's database version and your operating system.Exit MBAM when done.Note: If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove, you may be asked to reboot your computer so it can proceed with the disinfection process. Regardless if prompted to restart the computer or not, please do so immediately. Failure to reboot normally (not into safe mode) will prevent MBAM from removing all the malware. MBAM may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you after scanning with MBAM. Please temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes. Click this link to see a list of programs that should be disabled.Some types of malware will disable MBAM and other security tools. If MBAM will not install, try renaming it.Right-click on the mbam-setup.exe file and rename it to mysetup.scr.Change the .exe extension to .scr, .com, .pif, or .bat.Then double-click on mysetup.bat to run.If after installation, MBAM will not run, open the Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware folder in Program Files.Right-click on mbam.exe and rename it to myscan.Change the .exe extension in the same way as noted above.Then double-click on myscan.scr to run.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/205201/ie-flashescloses-windows-media-player-will-not-setup-properly-notepad-missing-windows-not-updating-properly-and-running-very-sluggish/
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A:not installing properly, one HDD may not be recognized properly

UPDATE:
okay so i booted off the linux live disk and it sees my hard drive just fine. no hidden partitions or anything, it offers to install on the drive and i see 500.1gb on it so i know nothing is missing or hidden

any help would be much appreciated since this SEEMS to be a windows 7 isolated issue for me

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ComboFix logs should not to be posted outside the HijackThis forums. It is an extremely powerful tool which should only be used when instructed to do so by someone who has been properly trained. ComboFix is intended by its creator to be "used under the guidance and supervision of an expert", NOT for private use. Please read Combofix's Disclaimer. Using this tool incorrectly could lead to disastrous problems with your operating system such as preventing it from ever starting again.Please create a new topic explaining the nature of your problem in the Am I infected? What do I do? forum. Describe pop-ups and system tray or desktop icons that have appeared. Explain what is "going wrong" with your computer. Note any tools you have used and their respective results.If needed, we will direct you to our HJT Preparation Guide.Thank you for using BleepingComputer as your malware removal source.I will have a moderator close this topic.

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A:My aim keeps disconnecting?

Might seem completely irrevelant for me to ask this, but are you using Trillian? Both my work PC and one of my home PCs were having issues with AIM recently (yesterday at home and today at work) and I then upgraded to Trillian 3.1 (I had 3.0) and it installed updated stuff for AIM, now the problem is gone.
So if you did this recently, it may not be your router.

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/my-aim-keeps-disconnecting.34641/
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A:WAN keeps disconnecting...what gives?

If I understand this correctly, you have a slipter coming out from the wall one to your dsl modem and the other to the direct tv box.You probably need to place a filter on that line some how or just install another wall jack just for the direct tv that way you can place a filter on it.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/wan-keeps-disconnecting-what-gives.50646/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/ie7-disconnecting-again-but-not-as-bad.822607/
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A:AIM keeps disconnecting

I narrowed the problem down to when Azuerus is running, it seems to only disconnect when I have azuerus running in the background. Does anyone recieve similar issuses?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/aim-keeps-disconnecting.506917/
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A:DSL keeps disconnecting - again

http://forums.techguy.org/networking/673613-dsl-keeps-disconnecting.html

Closing duplicate.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dsl-keeps-disconnecting-again.681284/
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A:Keeps Disconnecting

How do you connect? Ethernet or wireless? If Ethernet, try another cable (they are cheap, and not very rugged). Try another port on your router, if you using a router.

In Device Manager > Network adaptors, right click on your adapter, select Properties > Power Management and untick in the top box. If that does not help, tick it back.

If it seems to happen after the same time of idleness, say 15 minutes, this might apply: Network Idle Session Time to Automatically Disconnect - Vista Forums

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/27620-keeps-disconnecting.html
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A:Disconnecting

If the router is losing its connection with the modem look for a firmware upgrade and reset it to factory default settings and reconfigure.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/disconnecting.703812/
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Thing's to note...

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A:Lan Keeps Disconnecting

Try this: |MG| WinSock XP Fix 1.2 Download

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A:MSN 6.0 Disconnecting

Hi I have the exactly same problem, it keep logginf me off both in 6.0 and 5.0. Please help us.....I'm also behind an DSL
Jesper
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/msn-6-0-disconnecting.156966/
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A:AIM keeps disconnecting.

That doesn't sound like a connection problem since you are able to get online on AIM.
Had the same problem once...

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Try doing a scan on your system for Mal-Ware and Viruses.

Personally, I would recommend 'Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware'.
This program detects all Mal-Ware, Trojans, and even some Viruses.

Good Luck. Hope you get AIM working again.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/aim-keeps-disconnecting.910805/
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Ok, i tried setting the DNS server to 8.8.8.8/8.8.4.4 on the router. It couldn't connect to the internet at all when i did that. I reset it to Automatic and it worked. Then i suddenly lost internet connection but the router was covinced it was still connected. After a quick restart it worked again.
Right now all i've done is set my Ipv4 to that DNS server and disabled my Ipv6 because aparently that wasn't working properly.Click to expand...

I have the N 600 DBl; mine kept disconnecting for the longest time too. Maybe change the channel. I did that, and the DNS, and aloud it though my firewall and I haven't disconnected at all in two weeks.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/kept-disconnecting-f.1020988/
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A:Disconnecting =/

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/disconnecting.913937/
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I don't know if this is a security concern or not, but my laptop yesterday has started disconnecting from my wireless network. All my other (non-Windows) computers on my network are connected fine. Does anyone know what might be causing this? I have checked my internet equipment and everything is connected fine and always ON.

A:Disconnecting

I just ran MBAM and found some pieces of malware in my computer. Their category is classified as Registry Keys. Would this have something to do with it?

http://www.sevenforums.com/system-security/95343-disconnecting.html
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Hey,Since recently my MSN keeps disconnecting and reconnecting me. I don't experience this with any other application that requires a constant internet connection such as online games, or when I'm downloading files.I have ran several malware scans, renewed my host file, updated my ethernet controller drivers, restarted my router, forwarded the MSN ports on my router, and I am still getting nowhere with this. It is really frustrating, and I can sign in and maintain connection to web-based MSN services such as eBuddy, so I don't know what the problem is. Here is a Hijackthis Log:EDIT: Please be patient. There are over 150 unanswered topics in this forum at present and the current average wait time to receive help is 5 days. ~BP

A:MSN Keeps disconnecting

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.We need to create a New FULL OTL ReportPlease download OTL from here if you have not done so already:
Main MirrorSave it to your desktop.Double click on the icon on your desktop.Click the "Scan All Users" checkbox.Change the "Extra Registry" option to "SafeList"Push the button.Two reports will open, copy and paste them in a reply here:
OTL.txt <-- Will be openedExtra.txt <-- Will be minimizedAfter downloading the tool, disconnect from the internet and disable all antivirus protection. Run the scan, enable your A/V and reconnect to the internet. Information on A/V control HEREBest Regards,oneof4.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/376391/msn-keeps-disconnecting/
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My computer is a brand new iBUYPOWER 963i,
8 gbs of DDR3 RAM
i5 2500k,
and I suppose the rest is not important to my problem.
The problem is I bought a Rosewill RNX-N180PCe card for it,
and I've been disconnecting like crazy, it's ridiculous, I will disconnect from the internet abour every 30 seconds, and, as you can imagine, its very annoying when gaming. Anyways, I recently moved the desktop to another to see if it would disconnect like this, but it does not. So that brings me down to two things:
1. The router.
2. The placement of the antennas/desktop.
It couldnt be out internet because we have great internet with high-speeds.
Our router is a Cisco WRT120N with firmware version 1.0.07
Any ideas, or am I just going to have to abandon this 800% machine and go back to my ****** laptop?
 

A:Keeps Disconnecting

can we see an xirrus shot from both the desktops - make sure we know which is which
would you post the following tests when its working OK and then repeat ALL the tests when it disconnects and make sure you also tells which tests posted are for what condition

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ipconfig /all
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post results here

We would like to see the results from ipconfig /all post back the results in a reply here

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD then press Enter to open a command prompt box (A new dialogue box - black with white font, will appear on screen ):

In the command prompt window that opens, type the following command:

Note that there is a space before the /ALL, but there is NOT a space after the / in the following command.

ipconfig /all > network.txt & network.txt

It will export the results to notepad and then automatically open notepad.

Now all you need to do is copy and paste those results to a reply here
to do that:
From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Select all
all the text will be highlighted
Next
From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Copy
Now go back to the forum - reply and then right click in the reply box and paste
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Ping Tests
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post results here
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file and paste here.

Start> Run {search bar in Vista/W7}> CMD to open a DOS window and type:

Type the following command
Ping {plus the number thats shown against the default gateway shown in above ipconfig /all}
Post back the results
rightclick in the box
select all
enter
control key + C key - to copy
then reply here and
control key + V to paste

Type the following command
Ping google.com
Post back the results
rightclick in the box
select all
enter
control key + C key - to copy
then reply here and
control key + V to paste

Type the following command
Ping 209.183.226.152
post back results
rightclick in the box
select all
enter
control key + C key - to copy
then reply here and
control key + V to paste
For your information only
these tests will check various stages of the connection, the first ping test, ping default gateway checks to see if you still have a connection to the router the next two
Ping google.com & Ping 209.183.226.152 tests the connection to internet , one by name and one by number which checks that the dns is workingClick to expand...


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Run Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector
Download and install
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the faulty PC
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file and paste here.
http://www.xirrus.com/Products/Wi-Fi-Inspector.aspx
Direct link to the program is here http://wpc.475a.edgecastcdn.net/00475A/XirrusWiFiInspectorSetup.1.2.0.exe

{If the above link does not work heres another link http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file_download/fid,77196-order,4/download.html}

Then run and install the program - on a wireless enabled PC/Laptop
if you get an error - You need NET Framework installed for the WiFi Inspector to function.

Run the program

A user guide is available here http://www.xirrus.com/Products/Wi-Fi-Inspector/xirruswif... Read more

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/keeps-disconnecting.1059045/
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I have msn version 8 and so does my friend, but I think my friends msn keeps disconnecting after about 5 minutes can you help.

Thanks Tony,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

A:MSN disconnecting

i think there is a glitch in msn as mine and 3 people i know have exactly the same problem

I dont think its a problem we can deal with so i am just waiting to see if it gets fixed-as it is very annoying!!

ps....and we are also having problems transferring files as it either refuses or takes a lifetime

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/msn-disconnecting-148741.html
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The DSL and internet green light would often blanked out anytime during the day. Almost every time when I wake up.
And when that does happen, I will have to keep unplugging/plugging back the modem and router power plug for the DSL and internet light to come back.

I'm using a DIR-615 and a Motorola modem.
The Motorola modem was provided by a DSL employee when he came to my house in order to fix the internet. My previous modem was malfunctioning.

I've updated my firmware, checked my filters, and cleaned the dust.
So what exactly is going on and is there a solution to this problem?

Thank you.
 

A:DSL disconnecting often

I would get the ISP to check the line
when the DSL & Internet light go out on the Router - whats the light status on the modem ?

I would connect to the modem and see if that drops the connection
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dsl-disconnecting-often.896133/
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I couple of months ago I bought a Targus Port USB hub which is powered by the computer and it has never really worked right It is recognized by the computer and everything and sometimes it will work fine hub USB disconnecting keeps for a while but then all of a sudden it will start disconnecting and reconnecting and I have to stop using it for USB hub keeps disconnecting a while I have a brand new HP USB hub keeps disconnecting Pavilion that I only just bought also a couple of months ago around the same time I use my laptop as my main computer with an external display and so I usually have plugged in USB hub keeps disconnecting a wireless mouse a usb keyboard and my iPhone cable but I also have a printer usb cable and usb headphones for gaming which is why I bought the hub But it's kind of hard to use the hub when all of a sudden my mouse stops working or I have the headphones on and the sound just stops Any ideas

A:USB hub keeps disconnecting

  
Quote: Originally Posted by WhiteDragon777


I couple of months ago I bought a Targus 2.0 4 Port USB hub which is powered by the computer and it has never really worked right. It is recognized by the computer and everything and sometimes it will work fine for a while but then all of a sudden it will start disconnecting and reconnecting and I have to stop using it for a while. I have a brand new HP Pavilion that I only just bought also a couple of months ago around the same time. I use my laptop as my main computer with an external display and so I usually have plugged in a wireless mouse, a usb keyboard, and my iPhone cable...but I also have a printer usb cable and usb headphones for gaming which is why I bought the hub. But it's kind of hard to use the hub when all of a sudden my mouse stops working or I have the headphones on and the sound just stops. Any ideas?


Absolutlely a power problem. USB (5.0 volts) usually can only provide power to 3 or 4 devices add more and the voltage will drop when it does the devices stop working. the cure buy a "Powered" hub that has an AC adapter.

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/82981-usb-hub-keeps-disconnecting.html
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I am using an Acer Aspire 5536, running windows 7 and my router is a Netgear RangeMax Wireless-N Router, model WNDR3300
Problem: Starting last weekend, all of a sudden my wireless internet seems to have become very unstable, every 5-10 minutes i will lose connection and have to wait a minute or two before it reconnects.

Obviously this can get very frustrating when im playing a game or just surfing the web, so any help would be greatly appreciated!
 

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Hi,
I'm working on a computer for someone. It runs ME and has a slow Celeron Processor, only 64 mb ram.
Anywho, I installed the drivers for my DSL so I could download and browse the web ect. It started out o.k. but then it disconnected. And it keeps doing it. Sometimes it even disables the internet connection on my modem.
Is this because 3megs is too much for it to handle? I don't get it. I've never had this happen.
I've checked in System and the USB ports all show a-ok.

Any ideas?

Thanks ahead of time.
 

A:DSL Keeps Disconnecting

can you post make/model of modem - when it disconnects is this just with IE ??
can you post an ipconfig before and after
TWO Methods

ONE ---------------------------------
start
run
cmd
ipconfig /all

rightclick in the box
select all
enter
control key + C key - to copy
then reply here and
control key + V to paste

TWO -----------------------------------------------

Start, Run, CMD to open a DOS window and type:

IPCONFIG /ALL >C:\RESULT.TXT

Open C:\RESULT.TXT with Notepad and copy/paste the entire results here.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dsl-keeps-disconnecting.448029/
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Hi there Lately my internet connection keep disconnecting on me everytime I keep clicking on Facebook game page I know it s Facebook is the one causing it because I have Laptop running but I only Net disconnecting use one Laptop for Facebook and both Loptop get disconnected Am running Yahoo Messenger and its the first one to get disconnected but the rest of my Net disconnecting chat client sort of just hang Net disconnecting on till my internet stable again Is just that everytime I open facebook page game soon it the page started lagging and once that happened my Yahoo Messenger pager disconnected right away Just happened lately when I started Net disconnecting playing Facebook Hidden Chronicles and times my Laptop crash on me already while am on this game page I don t understand because my Laptop is new and has all the memory I needed and also I have a fast Wifi wireless internet Now if I closed the FB page game everything is ok What do you think is my problem nbsp

A:Net disconnecting

What do you think is my problem?Click to expand...

I cannot analyze your problem, but I fixed the problem that you posted in somebody else's thread instead of starting your own.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/net-disconnecting.1043941/
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A couple of weeks ago my internet connection began disconnecting and reconnecting several times a day. The disconnects seem to be more frequent when more bandwidth is being used. Every time it disconnects the DSL light on the modem blinks red momentarily, and soon returns to normal. I've tried two different modems and they both do the same thing. I have tried multiple cords with the modem. I contacted AT&T and they said they ran a line test and it looked normal. There are 4 computers sharing this connection and the router is a Linksys WRT54G. This pretty much ruins my online gaming experience and is just a pain when browsing.

Any ideas?
 

A:AT&T DSL Disconnecting

You might try updating the firmware on the Linksys WRT54G, or get another router like D-Link
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/at-t-dsl-disconnecting.129857/
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Ok somewon told me to check event viewer. so i did and this is what i got.

The ip address lease (My IP) for the network card with network address 0016blahblahblah has been denied by the dchp server (modems ip) (the dchp server sent a dchpnack message).

Anyone help!?
 

A:I think i know why ive been disconnecting. Need Help!

I this happened right when i disconnected!
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/i-think-i-know-why-ive-been-disconnecting-need-help.985444/
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OS : W8.1
Product : HDD - Seagate, WD and others
Connection : USB

The recommended method to remove a USB-connected HDD is to "Eject" the drive via the USB Icon. When disconnecting certain USB HDD drives the message is displayed "The device is currently in use..... etc... etc.".

Even if the User is careful to shutdown all programs, including File Explorer, the message will still be displayed. If the User then checks process activity via Task Manager, no process activity is reported.

So the question is - What process is reporting that the USB HDD is still "in use" and therefore activating the message, when not even Task Manager shows any process activity...

T.
 

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Hey, I'm using OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium , 64 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) Processor TF-20, AMD64 Family 15 Model 124 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 2812 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 3200 Graphics , 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 140232 MB, Free - 71160 MB;
Motherboard: Acer , Aspire 5532 , V1.08, LXPGX02005948542A61601
Antivirus: AntiVir Desktop, Updated and Enabled

Recently I've been having issues keeping a internet connection on my laptop. It only happens when I'm playing games. One minute it will be working just fine, and then the next my button on my computer that flashes orange saying that the wi fi is connected will stop blinking and the internet connection with disconnect. I can re connect right after, and I've reset the internet many times and that doesnt seem to be the problem. Any suggestions or possible, a way to fix would be great.

Thanks
 

A:Disconnecting from the Wi-fi

i have closed this post and will move your original post to networking - as pointed out you can report and ask for the post to be moved - but we do not like duplicate posts here
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/disconnecting-from-the-wi-fi.976714/