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My USB ports aren't working past boot on my acer windows 8

Q: My USB ports aren't working past boot on my acer windows 8

A week ago or so a problem started when I booted up my windows 8 acer desktop and once it got to the log in screen the mouse and keyboard wouldn't work... Although I got that fixed somehow and it didn't happen again... until now. I've tried everything I can think of but it doesn't fix it. Please I need help fast

-snossy

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A week ago or so a problem started when I booted up my windows 8 acer desktop and once it got to the log in screen the mouse and keyboard wouldn't work... Although I got that fixed somehow and it didn't happen again... until now. I've tried everything I can think of but it doesn't fix it. Please I need help fast

-snossy
 

A:My USB ports aren't working past boot on my acer windows 8. HELP PLEASE. IS THERE ANYTHING I CAN DO?

Can anyone help? Please I need to do work
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/my-usb-ports-arent-working-past-boot-on-my-acer-windows-8-help-please-is-there-anything-i-can-do.1163524/
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A week ago or so a problem started when I booted up my windows 8 acer desktop and once it got to the log in screen the mouse and keyboard wouldn't work... Although I got that fixed somehow and it didn't happen again... until now. I've tried everything I can think of but it doesn't fix it. Please I need help fast

-snossy
 

A:My USB ports aren't working past boot on my acer windows 8... HELP PLEASE... I NEED TO DO WORK

Can anyone help? Please I need to do work
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/my-usb-ports-arent-working-past-boot-on-my-acer-windows-8-help-please-i-need-to-do-work.1163524/
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Ok so here's the deal I have a Powerspec V305,

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A:My USB ports aren't working...PLEASE HELP!

Try the device manager. See if any errors are logged against any usb entries. If there are, then try reinstalling the usb drivers, there should be an option with the device propities somewhere.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/my-usb-ports-arent-working-please-help.795244/
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OK, so I'll try to keep this as brief as I can,

I have a L4VXA2 motherboard and operate on windows XP SP3. (if that info is needed at all)

Currently, my usb ports have not been recognizing anything I plug into them.
I uninstalled and reinstalled the drivers twice, still nothing works.
When I try and fix it, it keeps telling me the INF is formatted for windows 95 or later (or something like that)

So now, I have downloaded a VIA USB 2.0 Host Controller, extracted the files, everything was going fine, but now the setup wont run! For the first few times I clicked on it, it kept saying "the setup has detected that unInstallShield is in use. Please close uninstall shield and restart setup Error 432". I rebooted the computer and tried again multiple times. Now the error message doesn't even show up.

I have NO idea what to do, please, PLEASE help :'(

A:My USB ports aren't working???

Welcome to TSF....

What is the make and model of computer?

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A:USB Ports Aren't Working

There can be many explanations for this, probably most commonly a virus of some sort. Or, there might be a problem within your computer, depending on how everything is connected. If it becomes necessary, you may need to bring it into a repair shop.

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A:Why aren't my USB ports working???

Have you tried doing a system restore to a date prior to when the problem started?
vicks
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/why-arent-my-usb-ports-working.801931/
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Is this a virus or something else?

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A:Mouse, USB ports, and Drivers aren't working.

Hi xErin and welcome to TSF

It seems that you might have an issue with drivers on your computer so we will now do a check with the Windows Device Manager to make sure of this. Please follow the steps below:

Windows XP Method
Click Start
Click Run
Type in devmgmt.msc and click Ok

In your next post report back if you see yellow exclamation marks, or red X's on any icon in the Device Manager.

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A:Windows 8 will not boot and boot repair tools aren't working

I have to agree with your assumption that the MBR was most likely changed, which is causing issues with Windows booting.

Can you post the line from the log that makes you think the MBR was modified?

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A:Windows 7 won't boot past Acer splash screen

Does the drive show in BIOS?

I would run diagnostics on the hard drive

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A:Acer Aspire E15 will not boot past Acer logo

Try booting to Memtest86 you can burn a CD and I think it can also be run from a USB bootable flash drive. This will test your memory for problems and also let you know that the hardware in general will run (except the hard drive which is ignored at this stage.If the memory is good, then boot to your hard drive mfg's utility or Seatools from Seagate (DOS version) the same as Memtest but it tests your hard drive to see if it is just the drive that you cannot install on.If the memory and hard drive tests OK then you may just need to delete all current partitions on the hard drive before trying to install.If the memory does not test good, try cleaning the contacts on the memory with a soft pencil eraser and snapping them in and out 5 or 6 times to also burnish the slot's contacts. Then try memtest again on one stick at a time in case one stick is bad, swap and try again.You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.

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A:Aspire E 11 wont boot past Acer logo

the first bootable device must be windows boot manager. if your windows 10 installation media is not booting, that means is not UEFI compatible. download the windows 10 iso file using the official Microsoft tool:http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10 once done, use Rufus to create the bootable USB flash drive, use the settings in its website main page:rufus.akeo.ie/?locale=en_US plug the USB to your laptop, press F12 at boot and choose the USB flash drive. 

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A:Acer Aspire 7540 will not boot past BIOS

Should have mentioned the OS is Windows 7
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/acer-aspire-7540-will-not-boot-past-bios.156571/
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A:Acer Aspire 5536 - USB PORTS NOT WORKING.

Do not install any drivers other than the ones provided by Windows and Windows Update. Third-party drivers are already included.

What does Device Manager show for the USB ports? Are any of them physically damaged?
 

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A:My USB ports aren't recognized as USB 2.0 after reboot

Try this update..
 

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A:Windows updates aren't working.

hi go to start control panel in classic view,windows update,on the lefthand side,change settings,click the install updates automatically and change the time for update to be downloaed and installed.or change to download and let me choose

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A:Computer cannot get past boot, recovery CDs not working either

Hi and welcome,
While waiting for someone to read this who knows 'bout W7, why not use that Ubuntu live CD to backup all your important docs, pics, tunes etc etc to an external hard drive (if you haven't already?!) just in case ...

Sorry I can't be of more help.

Richard.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/computer-cannot-get-past-boot-recovery-cds-not-working-either.1030949/
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A:Windows won't load, other options aren't working

In recovery mode "fixboot" may solve the problem
 

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A:All Windows-based services aren't working

Go back one week before the problem with system restore.
System Restore - How to

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A:can't boot past log in safe mode mouse not working

try another mouse.
 

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conducter1,
 
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conducter1,
 
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it's the one following avgdiseh that is the problem

d/load and run the h/drive makers diagnostic utility on the h/drive

http://www.tacktech.com/display.cfm?ttid=287
 

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A hasty fly by...
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got it working thanks anywat

that was ment to read thanks anyway

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A:PC won't boot past Windows Logo

According to me Your operating system has got corrupt..........
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Hello amoretam,

Try this tutorial: Startup Repair Infinite Loop Recovery

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Repair install.

This kind of thing, you could troubleshoot forever and not resolve. Too many variables. Corrupted reg keys etc...By time you figure it out, repair install would have been long done already.

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Repair Install

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A:HELP! Windows 7 will not boot up past loading screen!

That is my bet.. If you removed the Hard Drive and now you are able to boot to the CD.. It is most likely the Hard Drive..

Hope this Helps..

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A:Windows 7 won't boot past the loading screen

Hello there, Madog Welcome to the Se7enforums!

You would think that little over 2gb-3gb problem seen with the 64bit Vista would have been solved for 7 which for most it has. I run the 64bit 7 RC with 4gb without a glitch! With the larger number of dimms however you may have run into some bad memory which would be a cause to consider since the 64bit 7 supports a larger amount of ram over that seen with the 64bit predacessor.

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A:Win 7 won't boot past Starting Windows, or CLASSPNP

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A:PC wont boot past windows xp screen..

Change any drivers with a yellow in device manager.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/pc-wont-boot-past-windows-xp-screen.438333/
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Precisely what cd/dvd did you try to boot from.

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A:Windows XP won't boot past splash screen

so the new drive with a new copy of XP wont boot?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-xp-wont-boot-past-splash-screen.918088/
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A:Windows XP Embedded, Windows won't boot past splash screen, Keyboard disabled.

Update.

Got a 32bit version of Hitman app and made bootable Flash drive.

Got into Boot menu with a PS/2 keyboard.
 
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Ivan

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Have you tried to start your computer using safe mode? If not, give that a try and see if you can reinstall the motherboard disk drivers again while in safe mode.

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A:USB Ports not working after upgrading Windows

Hi ozza Welcome to Seven Forums.
To help all of us would you please add your systems specs? Here's how: System Info - See Your System Specs
Under System Manufacturer/Model Number add desktop or laptop and whether self built.

You can easily copy/paste from within the app, no install required.

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A:Windows 8.1 USB ports stopped working.

Device Type: Other Devices
Manufacturer: Unknown
Location: on Intel(R) USB3.0 eXtensible Host Controller - 01.00 (Microsoft)
Device Status:
The drivers for this device are not installed (Code 28).
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Hi,
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https://downloadcenter.intel.com/SearchResult.aspx?lang=eng&ProdId=3467
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Sure you don't mind to loose everything?!

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A:Computer won't boot up all the way...... can't make it past the Windows XP screen

Hi True Colors

You get a green screen? Are you sure it isn't blue? If it is, select the disable automatic restart on system failure option and write down the error code and any drivers mentioned.

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A:Help. Computer won't boot past blue windows screen.

Boot off of the XP CD and get to the Recovery Console. Here type chkdsk /R and press enter. The Check Disk utility will try and fix any file errors.

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A:ChkDsk ran at boot - Now only boots past windows loading,

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A:Microsoft windows 7 won't boot past startup repair

Do you have a Windows 7 installation CD?

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A:XP Pro Can not boot past the blue windows screen after using Combo Fix

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A:Windows won't boot past 'Verifying DMI pool data'

Did you Memtest86 the single stick you left in?

Have you tried entering Bios and using Default (or whatever it sets at for auto-optimizing)?

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