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Windows 7: USB 3.0 losing connection

25 Dec 2011   #1
davidc916

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
USB 3.0 losing connection

I have a USB 3.0 that keeps dropping the connection to the devices I try connect to. For example it recognizes my external HDD but then drops it second later. Then it flashes on and off in being recognized. With my wireless keyboard it doesn't recognize it at all. DO you have suggestions for me?


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26 Dec 2011   #2
mgp1964

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

Check for updates at your PC / MB manufacturers website.
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26 Dec 2011   #3
Mark Phelps

Win7 Pro 32-bit, Win8 Pro 32-bit
 
 

This is exactly what was happening to me with my Gigabyte motherboard and the USB 3.0 ports.

Then, I searched for Renesas USB 3.0 drivers and found their site, where they offered both newer drivers and a firmware update. The combination stopped the connection from dropping.
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