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Windows 7: PCI/E Power Issue

30 Sep 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
PCI/E Power Issue

Here's an interesting one that I think only Microsoft can fix (and I hope they do)
I have my USB 3 external drive connected to a 2 port USB PCI-E card. Every time I "wake" the PC from sleep, I hear the sound of a USB device being disconnected and reconnected followed by the Auto Play options. This does not happen if I plug it in to an onboard USB 2 slot. Same thing happens on my work PC with a PCI USB 2 card.

Does anyone else have a PCI/E USB card that can see if it happens as well? There aren't any BIOS settings I can change (that I can see) so I think it is a Windows 7 issue.

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23 Mar 2012   #2

Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium

After a few years of no problems, this issue has recently cropped up for me too. Did you ever get it solved?
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