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    My USB ports seem to have stopped functioning. Can someone tell me why this happens and hopefully how to fix it?
     
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    Have you changed the lube in them lately? Checked the RAM fluids? How about the microchip dip?
     
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    It is obvious that your microfilament wiffle poppit is malfunctioning.
     
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    Oh yeah, there's always that. Thats caused by not flushing your coolant often enough.
     
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    Shut down normally, Unplug the machine from the wall or power strip so no juice going to it, wait 5 mins, plug back in...

    I've had it happen a few times and this tends to reset it all...
     
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    :lol::lol: I'll see ya in about 5 minutes or so.. Thank you.
     
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    My puter wasn't getting juice last night....then inexplicably it did start to charge...and then my monitor went white and streaky.

    It's like it blew up.

    So I turned it off...and on...and off...and finally off for the night. I tried it this morning and it came up...for a while...then went white and streaky again.

    At lunch it held steady......but it is the end for my dear hp laptop, I fear.
     
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    "I need Help"

    Must
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    good lord

    it's *arg*
    to *gasp*
    easy *choke*
    AAAARRRRRGGGGGHGHHHHH

    Tell us somthing we DIDN'T know!!!!!!!

    *whew*

    I feel much better now.

    Yeah, unplugging tends to work to re-set things.
     
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    Sometimes what happens is the software that allows communication between the hardware becomes "hung", meaning that something happened the software didn't like.

    This software is called "The driver". Resetting it is usually the best solution. It "clears it's brain" so to speak. Dr. House's solution was spot on.
     
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    Yep. Sometimes the computer "forgets" what those peripherals even are!
     

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