usbs problem on laptop

  casper69 17:19 29 May 08
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hi all

ive had a HP laptop for 3 months now and now when i connect up a external harddrive to the usb port it works 5 min then disconnects and reconnects so any big files cant be fully transfered ive tried differant cables and drives but still a problem. when i connect my mouse up or anything else no problems just harddrives?

cheers

  casper69 17:39 29 May 08

it also only happens on files over 2-3gb

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:42 29 May 08

device manager - right click the drive - properties - power tab - untick Allow the computer to turn off...

do the same for the USB ports.

  casper69 17:54 29 May 08

Fruit bat

i went into device manager and went into their properties and the power tab had no allow the computer to turn off box?

  casper69 17:57 29 May 08

the usb ones were all unticked when i went into them but the hard drive didnt come up with one

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