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Windows 7: 6 USB port problems

26 Apr 2011   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit/x86

I have the pc connected to the backup battery which is surge protected. it was connected the day it happened.

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26 Apr 2011   #12
Mike Connor

Several, including Windows 7 x64 Ultimate

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by carlos7859 View Post
I have the pc connected to the backup battery which is surge protected. it was connected the day it happened.
Did you have your other devices connected to a surge protection device?

Even if not, a local lightning strike can do a lot of damage. A direct strike on a local line, such as the telephone line feed for your internet connection, can fry everything. The telecom companies do their best, and also use surge protection devices, but a proximity strike on the lines can take a whole city out.

I have seen main trunk backbones disabled by lightning strikes, and twice main backbone triangulations between major cities, ( and in one case another country), completely disabled by a lightning strike.

Anyway, try the USB card. It might just solve all your problems.

Regards....Mike Connor
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