Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: USB Drives have power, but dont recognize any device

07 Feb 2011   #1
b3rossan

Windows 7- 64 bit
 
 
USB Drives have power, but dont recognize any device

Hi,

I know there are many posts about usb's not working, but I have yet to find one that included all the circumstances included in my problem. My wife plugged in her I-Pod after removing the computer from hibernation, and it would not recognize any of the usb ports. A message popped up (wish I got to see it) that had a list of usb drives, all saying they're unknown. It was unable to fix the issue, because without the usb ports, I dont have internet. I am thinking I have to obtain the physical driver updates and put them on a cd to update. All I can find are programs that use the internet to find the right updates. Can anybody help me with this problem?

Thanks


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
08 Feb 2011   #2
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 USB Drives have power, but dont recognize any device




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
How can I get my laptop to recognize my usb drives again?
Hi I have a toshiba l655 laptop and I have a swivel traveldrive usb. For some strange reason, none of my usb ports are recognizing my swivel usb. I did a boottime scan and the volume is clean. I did a sfc/scannow check and it came out fine. There are no intergrity violations. ...
Hardware & Devices
BSOD whenever a usb device gets plugged -flash drives, external drives
BSOD whenever a usb device gets plugged -flash drives, external drives - Thanks for having this forum
BSOD Help and Support
DVD Drives dont read discs in Win 7 64 bit
Hello i recently migrated my system drive from old computer to new one using sysprep procedure described here in seveforums. I successfully restored system in new computer and installed all new drivers. All work fine except one thing. I cant read any disc inserted to my blue ray and dvd drive. Blu...
Hardware & Devices
PC Freezes, after restart dont recognize drives
As the title says, the PC freezes but HDD light keeps ON. After restart, it wont recognize the DVD or the HDD drives. If I wait sometime it recognizes again, but after a while it keeps freezing/not recognizing... When it dont recognize it says that there is some problem with HDD, to make a...
BSOD Help and Support
MY windows dont recognize my graphic card.
hello i have sony vaio FZ21M and i had on it windows vista. and now i have windows 7 ultimate x32 bits and my cant recognize the graphic card. my graphic card is a 8400m GT anyone can help me? allready download the recent drivers from nvidia website but when i try install say its not compatible and...
Graphic Cards


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 19:26.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App