USB Device not recognised

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TheBratbys Wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have a Toshiba EA60 with Windows XP. When I plug anything into the
> USB port I get this message;
>
> "USB device not recognised, One of the USB devices attached to this
> computer has malfunctioned and Windows does not recognise it"
>
> It won't recognise my mobile phone, my digital camera or my printer.
> I'm a bit of a technophobe and don't know what to do. Any ideas anyone?
> I have damaged one of the other USB ports on the back of the laptop ages
> ago - this one is on the side.
>
> It worked for a bit yesterday but has gone back to not working now

I have tried the USB port with a mouse which works fine.


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    Did you install the drivers for the device you are connecting BEFORE
    connecting it?
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    Cari (MS-MVP)
    Printing & Imaging


    "TheBratbys" <TheBratbys.1qzdho@news.xpbanter.com> wrote in message
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    >
    > TheBratbys Wrote:
    >> Hi,
    >>
    >> I have a Toshiba EA60 with Windows XP. When I plug anything into the
    >> USB port I get this message;
    >>
    >> "USB device not recognised, One of the USB devices attached to this
    >> computer has malfunctioned and Windows does not recognise it"
    >>
    >> It won't recognise my mobile phone, my digital camera or my printer.
    >> I'm a bit of a technophobe and don't know what to do. Any ideas anyone?
    >> I have damaged one of the other USB ports on the back of the laptop ages
    >> ago - this one is on the side.
    >>
    >> It worked for a bit yesterday but has gone back to not working now
    >
    > I have tried the USB port with a mouse which works fine.
    >
    >
    > --
    > TheBratbys
    >
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