How do I remove the static electricity from my printer? Tags: Printers Usb Power Hp Laptop Peripherals Last response: September 22, 2010 5:38 PM in Computer Peripherals Share Anonymous September 22, 2010 11:18:25 AM When I plug the printer into the USB pf my HP laptop, the power shuts down right away... Help! Is this static electricity overload, or a short in the electrical of the computer? More about : remove static electricity printer | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Anonymous September 22, 2010 2:47:43 PM To narrow down the cause: Have you tried different USB lead ? Check the USB socket pins on the laptop and printer are not damaged. Try the printer with a different computer. | Report abuse Anonymous September 22, 2010 3:53:09 PM if they are damaged how can I know, and how can I correct that? good all,will try with different computer, but I use my laptop a lot. | Report abuse Anonymous September 22, 2010 5:38:19 PM Check the laptop USB port with another device. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Computer Peripherals>How do I remove the static electricity from my printer?> Related ressources: ForumStatic electricity problem ForumHow do i resolve static electricity in my printers ForumStatic electricity = Monitor sleep mode?!?!?! ForumStatic Electricity ForumHow To Avoid Static Electricity ForumFirst New Build/ Static Electricity ForumPost-Build Static Electricity Risks ForumPost-Build Static Electricity Risks ForumPost-Build Static Electricity Risks ForumUSB and static electricity problems ForumHow is static electricity generated in vacuum cleaners ForumStatic electricity query ForumStatic Electricity ... myth? ForumHow resistant are USB flash drives to static electricity ? ForumSamsung 27 inch monitor (S27B970D) ForumEnquiry about refilling of Laser Printer Cartridge ForumWhich Printer is better? Canon Pixma MP190 or Epson DX8450 ForumPrinter software canon mpc600f ForumDuty cycle epson c82 printer ForumWhat is the cheapest cost per copy laser printer More resources Read discussions in other Computer Peripherals categories Printers CRT Monitors Flat Panel Monitors Digital Cameras Webcams Scanners Logitech !