01-06-2010 01:40 AM
I have an hp dv6119us and every usb device i have that i plug in it tells me USB device not recognized...i am outofoptions options..Seriously .I have done everything .I am not an expert but i know how to follow instructions.I have updated the bios ..Did the usb stack thing..Did the registry thing...All but reinstall the os..which i have read wont help..Am i the only one with this problem???..I have also read about the dv6**** mother board issues.But this doesnt fall under that umbrella..ssooo..I feel like i am outofoptions...you never know how much you depend on USB till its gone!!... any suggestions are welcomed
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01-06-2010 10:40 AM
01-08-2010 03:30 AM
I too have a HP with USB port problems - mine are of two types - the persistent one (ie I can't solve it) is an unknown USB devise which is windows thinks is there but is not.
Another problem I hava had & solved is "Dead" USB ports. I solved this by unplugging device & removing all cables for 5 minutes & then re-plugging all cables & magically all USBs can back to life. In my case I had to unistall the roots in windows safe mode & reboot.
Let me know if it works?
PS. if anyone out there can solve my problem please reply.
02-11-2010 10:14 AM
I'm definitely not an expert, but on one of the other forums here in HP I found someone who suggested removing the battery for a few minutes. It seems there is a capacitor someplace that doesn't drain off. I have a pavilion dv7 1150us and this morning after an HP update downloaded my USB ports didn't work, but they were fine just before the download. I followed the suggestion on removing the battery and "poof" the USB's are working again. How long I don't know, but the're fine now.
11-11-2010 08:19 PM
Oh, THANK YOU!!! I just spent a half-dozen hours over three days trying to get my "USB device recognized," and driving myself crazy. I removed the battery for a moment, put it back in, inserted my wireless mouse USB part, and it WORKS!!!!! Bless you.
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