Regardless, this is obviously a moot point on two laptops displaying the same error message. Reply Gee Tee says: August 10, 2015 at 10:47 am A USB port may also stop working if a device draws too much power from it. If I plug my camera into the USB port and open iPhoto, it shows up. It doesn't seem to make sense.
What I'd really like is to be able to re-acquire use of my USB ports without having to reboot the laptop. I will next one that pops up. the mouse i am using is a mighy mouse. When your tractor breaks or your cell phone stops working, they want to be the only people who can fix it.
PRAM several times. If it isn't shutting down, hold the power button for at least 10 seconds to force it to shut down. 8. What do you mean that different usb ports have different power levels? This exact scenario happened to me recently when I traveled with a MacBook Pro, where mysteriously many hardware functions on the Mac failed simultaneously, with all USB ports ceasing to work
Double click on the 'Start' key and replace its value with 3. Anyone have amy more ideas before I have to plunk down a few hundred dollars for a new logic board you think? I assume this is the same as the I/O board that was mentioned in the previous comment. Usb Drawing Too Much Power Windows I also lose the Facetime camera on occasion (no reason).
The original device that fried the port was an RC helicopter that came with a USB charging cord. USBs are out for the third time now and I've just bought this MacBook Pro a few months ago. Yes! http://www.mac-forums.com/showthread.php?t=310529 This page may be out of date.
Tell them repair is good for the environment, good for consumers, and good for businesses. Unplug The Device Using Too Much Power To Re-enable Usb Devices Macbook Pro Reply idan says: December 10, 2015 at 2:35 pm thanks its worked!!!! Thank you for also correcting my lack of correct terminology on the laptops that my son and I own. Hide Question All replies Helpful answers Page 1 of 9 Next last by Shootist007, Shootist007 Feb 15, 2012 11:34 PM in response to Anthony Acock Level 6 (16,660 points) Feb 15,
Ok, so there must be a hardware issue with the iMac. http://www.liutilities.com/how-to/enable-a-usb-port/ I provided the documentation to prove this a few months ago; can't seem to track it down. Usb Devices Disabled Unplug The Device Using Too Much Finder The Doctors Live Healthy Health Videos Better Sleep Style Luxury Auto Beauty Dining Fashion Home & Design Home Elegance Lust List Travel Window Shopping Food & Cooking Alison Cook Restaurant Usb Devices Disabled Nothing Plugged In Feb 15, 2012 3:34 PM Helpful (4) Reply options Link to this post by Anthony Acock, Anthony Acock Feb 15, 2012 11:41 PM in response to Shootist007 Level 1 (106 points)
At first I thought one USB port was permanently broken so I only used one of them; today the second one started to fail (my phone would on and off charge Exit the Registry Editor to complete the process of enabling the USB port. Now, it's time to do the same for electronics. It’s yours. Usb Devices Disabled El Capitan
Good. While there may be several reasons (or no reason) for USB ports ceasing to function with no cause, the good news is that it's typically a very easy fix. So, I'll have to make an appointment to take it to an Apple store and see what they have to say. Reply Zakhar says: May 5, 2016 at 2:46 am the fixes worked, thanks, whoever made this post.
Reply Kim says: April 18, 2016 at 7:20 am Thanks. Usb Accessories Disabled Thomas Northcut/Photodisc/Getty Images Related Articles [Mac] | How to Get Your Mac to Recognize a Drive [USB Memory Stick] | How to Use a USB Memory Stick on a Mac [Mac] What can I do short of replacing the logic board.
No, create an account now. I have an old Macbook Pro (early 2008), and this happens on a regular basis (loss of USB ports). When you disconnect the device drawing too much power, your other USB devices will be enabled again. Usb Accessories Disabled Mac Feb 15, 2012 4:13 PM Helpful (4) Reply options Link to this post by Anthony Acock, Anthony Acock Feb 16, 2012 12:17 AM in response to OGELTHORPE Level 1 (106 points)
Forum The Build Installation Post Installation The Workshop The Tools The Clubhouse Infinite Loop Laptops Guides Start Here! 10.12 Installation 10.11 Installation 10.10 Installation 10.9 Installation 10.8 Installation 10.7 Installation 10.6 And usually the "powered USB " ports are usually in the front of a desktop, and the back ones are not. 03/16/2011 by Majesty I even provided a diagram which showed Now that I did this, both ports are now working perfectly again, thank you so much! The first thing you should do is reset the Mac SMC, a simple process which is slightly different depending on the Mac hardware.
If your physical Mac hardware is not working out of the blue, sure a reboot may ‘fix' it, but more often than not an SMC reset is needed. Yes No Voted Undo Score 0 Cancel Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want to delete this zzzzzz? You and your son own a MacBook Pro. Phil Anderson, Enterprise IT Support Analyst and MacBook Pro user.Written 69w agoThere is a limit to the amount of power each individual USB port on your computer can deliver to connected
Preview my answer Post my answer View Statistics: Past 24 Hours: 75 Past 7 Days: 416 Past 30 Days: 1,642 All Time: 34,832 25,058 Free Manuals 94,869 Solutions 7,292 Devices iFixit Tell them you support the bipartisan Fair Repair Act, LB 67. However, I wonder if they are just "cosmetic" as the ports are recover by the time the OS have fully booted. Cancel Ben Santos Rep: 37 3 2 Posted: 03/17/2011 Options Permalink History Thank you all.
Join us to comment and to customize your site experience! Original problem persists, so I can only assume SMC reset did not occur, but not certain because no other indicators. Reply Colorado dude w a hackintosh says: February 4, 2016 at 12:39 pm This worked great on my big-box hackintosh. The Fair Repair Act, known as S618, requires manufacturers to provide owners and independent repair businesses with fair access to service information, security updates, and replacement parts.
If that is the case I suggest taking it to an Apple Service Provider.21.2k Views · View Upvotes · Answer requested by Jay AgaskarRelated QuestionsMore Answers BelowWhy is my MacBook Pro And usually the "powered USB " ports are usually in the front of a desktop, and the back ones are not. 03/16/2011 by Majesty I even provided a diagram which showed Leaving it for a while would bring it back up. Release the keys. 5.
Was this answer helpful? It depends on wether u have a removable battery or not. It depends on wether u have a removable battery or not. But it seems to running fine.
But in this case, if the power management is deciding there's too much power drain from the get-go with nothing plugged in, there definitely is something wrong. When plugging in an external hard drive or a usb flash drive or other usb devices the device itself will show a light to show that there is power, but the