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Windows 7: USB ports not working

03 Jan 2012   #1
mia808

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 
USB ports not working

I was going to charge a remote control helicopter from my laptop USB port and accidently plugged the end going in to the helicopter in the wrong way. The helicopter went on even though the switch was in the off position and I unplugged it right away. When I tried again after correcting the mistake the USB port wouldn't work. The other USB ports on my laptop stopped working too. They all use to work. I have a wireless mouse that I use and it's not working. I tried uninstalling all the USB drivers and restarting, but that didn't work. I also tried turning off the laptop, unplugging the ac wire, and removing the battery for a minute. I tested the ports out with the mouse and it still doesn't work.


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03 Jan 2012   #2
Lemur

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer
 
 

It sounds like you may have shorted the usb controller. Did you smell anything burning at the time?
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03 Jan 2012   #3
mia808

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Now that you mention it, I did.
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03 Jan 2012   #4
Lemur

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer
 
 

Sorry. Not a major problem for a desktop, but dunno what u can do with a lappy.
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03 Jan 2012   #5
mia808

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Thanks! At least I know what to search for now.
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28 Mar 2014   #6
Haseeb Rajput

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 
Haseeb rajput

Dear Lemur,
I also have the same problem in my laptop i tried to charge a rc helicopter from it and since that time i smell like something burning and from that time my usb ports are not working.....PLease give me some solution.....I am from pakistan
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