[jhb_airlines] Re: PC Problem

  • From: "Bones" <bones@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2004 22:00:49 -0000

Any problems showing up in the Device Manager?

bones

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From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of gwinsk@xxxxxxx
Sent: 21 December 2004 20:28
To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: PC Problem


I've just discovered that the USB to Card Reader problem isn't the only =
one.
I've just tried loading a scenery CD but it appears to be empty, though =
it
took some time=20
for the small cd loading cursor to disappear. My initial thoughts were =
it's
a duff CD. I=20
tried one I know to be OK. Same result. Strangely, I can load an audio =
CD
and it will=20
play.
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAARGH!!!!!!!!!!!
Does my next idea of doing a system restore to a point a couple of weeks =
ago
sound=20
sensible?


Gerry Winskill
gwinsk@xxxxxxx


On 21 Dec 2004 at 13:17, Bones wrote:

> Somewhere in the depths of Win XP is the data on your USB load=20
> together =3D with the limit for each device. It's one of the reasons =
why=20
> I got rid of the =3D old 4 port Belkin hubs - even though powered I =
was=20
> using too many high load items in them.
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> If I ever get round to rebuilding the computer it will give me more =
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> options - the current mobo only has two USB ports but the new one has=20
> six. I =3D notice that one or two USB devices don't like hubs at all =
and=20
> prefer being =3D plugged directly into the mobo.
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> bones
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx=20
> [mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of gwinsk@xxxxxxx
> Sent: 21 December 2004 10:15 To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject:=20
> [jhb_airlines] Re: PC Problem
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> Paul,
> Thanks, I'll try that.
> The puzzle is that it's haapened suddenly, also that I've tried: =3D=20
> plugginhg into another port, in the same USB Hub. ditto but without=20
> the cable. removing one of the other six on the PC and plugging into=20
> there.  I =3D wondered if I might have reached a maximum USB load. The =

> only change since last =3D it=3D20 worked OK is that I've plugged in =
the=20
> receiver for my new wireless =3D keyboard and mouse.
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> Gerry Winskill
> gwinsk@xxxxxxx
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> On 21 Dec 2004 at 1:59, Paul wrote:
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> > Hi Gerry,
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> > I know this might sound a little off the wall but try giving the USB =
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> > port a quick blast of air.  On most machines they are open to =
the=3D20=20
> > elements and therefore dust.  A quick blast may well resolve =
the=3D20=20
> > problem.  Otherwise, with the machine switched off, use a small=20
> > amount =3D
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> > of alcohol on a cotton =3D3D bud to give it a quick wipe, you'll =
be=3D20=20
> > surprised at the amount of crap =3D3D you'll clear.  If you do this, =
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> make=3D20
> > sure you use a second dry bud to remove any excess fluid and give it =

> > a =3D
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> > few minutes before switching back on again.
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> > Cheers,
> >=3D20
> > Paul
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