Freeagent portable drive gets port surge message

When I plug into USB port of my Dell Inspiron laptop, I get message about surge being exceeded
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  1. USB ports have a max current requirement. A new device can exceed
    that current for a limited time. USB ports must have a filter so that
    excess current does not create the alarm condition.

    So either your flash drive exceeded that current requirement or your USB hardware is marginal - gets tripped by a current that is not so
    excessive. Often components used in that filter have a 10% error

    You should see the error in the event viewer.
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