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Windows 7: Strange keyboard disconnecting

1 Week Ago   #1
DownhillDruid67

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Strange keyboard disconnecting

Occasionally, Windows decides to disconnect my keyboard (although the keyboard still lights up), playing a "hardware disconnected" sound, and leaving me unable to type, and a few seconds later re-connects it without any "hardware connected" sound. Why is this happening, and how can I stop Windows from doing this?


This started when I re-arranged some of my USB devices, causing them to be in different USB ports. Is this the reason?


Also, sometimes, after resuming from hibernation, Windows will fully disconnect my keyboard (keyboard lights off and everything), for a good minute or two, before it will connect my keyboard again. What's going on?


My keyboard is a Redragon-brand gaming keyboard.


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1 Week Ago   #2
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

I would say it's caused by a bad contact or by a broken wire inside the cable.
Is the cable under tension? Do you move it often?
Are you using back or front USB port?
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1 Week Ago   #3
DownhillDruid67

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Megahertz07 View Post
I would say it's caused by a bad contact or by a broken wire inside the cable.
Is the cable under tension? Do you move it often?
Are you using back or front USB port?
I am using the ports on the back of the computer (previously, I used the front). As far as I'm aware there is no damage or tension on the cable.
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1 Week Ago   #4
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

Spray a contact cleaner on the male and female connector. It can be dust preventing a good contact.
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1 Week Ago   #5
DownhillDruid67

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Megahertz07 View Post
Spray a contact cleaner on the male and female connector. It can be dust preventing a good contact.
Will try that tomorrow.
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6 Days Ago   #6
DownhillDruid67

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

I am now experiencing this issue with my headset.
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6 Days Ago   #7
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

Lets do the basic:
- Open device manager. Is there any yellow alerts of missing drivers?
- Open a CMD window as admin and type: sfc /scannow
- Schedule a disk check. Open a CMD window as admin and type: chkdsk c: /f
It will say that the disk is in use and ask if you want to schedule to next start = yes Reboot and pay attention on the results.
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6 Days Ago   #8
DownhillDruid67

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Megahertz07 View Post
Lets do the basic:
- Open device manager. Is there any yellow alerts of missing drivers?
- Open a CMD window as admin and type: sfc /scannow
- Schedule a disk check. Open a CMD window as admin and type: chkdsk c: /f
It will say that the disk is in use and ask if you want to schedule to next start = yes Reboot and pay attention on the results.
Will running an SFC scan remove my custom boot screen?
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6 Days Ago   #9
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

System File check (SFC) will only check system files. No user files will be checked or changed.
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6 Days Ago   #10
DownhillDruid67

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Megahertz07 View Post
System File check (SFC) will only check system files. No user files will be checked or changed.
The thing is, the way the Windows 7 Boot Updater works is by modifying the system files (specifically, winload, winresume, and bootmgr). So I have a feeling doing an SFC scan may replace my custom boot screen with the default one.
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