Having problems with your Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook ?

Usb my computer doesn't recognize my ipod and any other thing i connect


Answers :

Please obtain the latest update of BIOS. BIOS update will enhance the capabilities of chipset. You can get the BIOS update at www.acerpanam.com

Good Luck
We mite have to get a lpt1 to usb converter i think they are avail. cula
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

USB Troubles Ipod Shuffle 2nd gen is not recognized by windows and it says a malfunction occurs when I plug it in, but only yesterday I had the thing plugged in and it was fine, but I can't charge my ipod or change out songs.The ipod itself functions properly and itunes is up to date so I can only think it's an issue with my USB ports. I've got the latest chipset, Dell,Microsoft, and Itunes support offer squat on this so i'm trying here. I've had this issue with the USB ports in the past but ne


How To Refresh and reinstall USB Ports Of Your Computer \015\012Hello there, the other day i tried refreshi ... Dell Dimension E310 PC Desktop

I recently moved. When I turned back on my computers, one pc and one mac, neither recognize the maxitor hard drive. I have the installation disc, but it still doesnt seem to work. What am I doing wrong?


Hi,\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012Try connecting your drive\015\012to another USB port. Using one port all the time to connect and\015\012disconnect USB items a port can develop a range of files associated\015\012with configuring the USB ... PC Desktops

I am trying to load hp psc 2175 all in one into the dell computer we have and i take it the computer doesnt recognize the hardware how can i get it to recognize this piece of equipment for i have loaded the cd into the computer and it shows it under printer but it still doesnt print


The major problem occurs ?????? You keep on trying installing but it will not succeed????????.\015\012\015\012The solution change your usb cable and buy one good quality cable specified as USB 2.0 standard I hope your problem will be solv ... HP PC Desktops

Cant reinstall windows because it sayd it cant find a hard drive


Two things, check your jumper setting, if it is an IDE hard driver.Second the computer usually won't recognize the Hard drive until it is formatted for the first time. Did the computer stop and say it could not find hard drive ? and you got F1 ... Dell XPS™ 600 PC Desktop

Flash drive ports on teh fron wont work on pc


If your system is USB 1 rather than USB 2 then some flash drives will not work. Not all usb 2 flashdrives are backwards compatible. My kids flasdrives will only work on my usb2 ports & will not work at all on my wife's computer which has the olde ... E-Machines etower 500is PC Desktop

My USB ports no longer detect devices when plugged in.


Updating, or in some cases reinstalling, the drivers for your computer's USB interface should resolve this issue.\015\012Locate the iPod in Device Manager\015\012\015\012Connect iPod to the computer. \015\012 ... HP Compaq d530 CMT PC Desktop

Maxtor One Touch Mini 4 external 160 Gb no longer recognized by computer. Any way to retrieve data? The disk still spins (I can feel it when I hold it in my hand), but the laptop (Windows XP) won't acknowledge it anymore. It's only a cuople months old, so I can get a new one, but even though THEIR device went bad, they want to charge me $1700 to restore data!!! Unbelievable!


Hello Ifurney,\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012OK, this a long posting…\015\012\015\0121. There could be a problem with the USB cable. Try to replace the cable with\015\012another one and check.\015\012\015\0 ... PC Desktops

Hi,could some one walk me through setting up my Billion modem wirelessly to my Dell Desk top running XP home. I get confused with firewalls,LAN settings etc Ethernet cable is being used at the moment. Do you need drivers etc


I am not familliar with that brand, so I do not know if it is a cable/dsl modem, a router, or a combination of the 2. I will assume it is the cable or dsl modem since you said modem.The thing we need to do first is give you a basic unders ... Dell PC Desktops

The computer does not recognize flash drives and is slower than molases in January.


\015\012One or more of the hints below will probably sort out most USB problems with most USB portable / external hard drives and OTHER devices (though not always)A few things to check but assumes USB and Windows for other interface ... E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

External hard drive


refresh the USB ports:1. Right click MY COMPUTER2. Select PROPERTIES3. Select HARDWARE4. Select DEVICE MANAGER5. Select UNIVERSAL SERIAL BUS CONTROLLERS6. Right click on each USB CONTROLL ... PC Desktops

Shows an error of USB Device Not recognized and is INOP


\015\012One or more of the hints below will probably sort out most USB problems with most USB portable / external hard drives and OTHER devices (though not always)A few things to check but assumes USB and Windows for other interface ... PC Game Controllers

My XP laptop doesn't recognize the USB device and I can't locate a driver for it that satisfies XP; the VISTA side is fine.


\015\012One or more of the hints below will probably sort out most USB problems with most USB portable / external hard drives and OTHER devices (though not always)A few things to check but assumes USB and Windows for other interface ... PC Laptops

Having trouble installing HP Photosmart All in One Printer. Model C5280. Near the end of installation it ask's for printer to be connected via USB cable. Msg comes up on screen 'USB Device not recognized' 'One of the usb devices attached to this computer has malfunctioned, and windows does not recognise it'. Have been onto PC world 'Tech Guys' where the printer was purchased and tried various things, but no sucess. Please Help!!


Dear Sir:\015\012\015\012It seems that the printer has gone bad because when you get this message 'USB Device not recognized' it means that the usb device connected to the computer is defective however I would suggest you to connect this ... HP PC Desktops

Sandisk cruzer not recognized on dell deminsion 3000


\015\012I devised these simple steps that tend to remedy quite a few issues with most USB portable / external hard drives and OTHER devices (though not always)A few things to check but assumes USB and Windows for other interfaces / ... PC Desktops

I tried to turn on my shuffle but got a orange/green blinking light. I reset the ipod but no change. I connected it to my computer but the computer no longer recognized it (no icon appeared on desk top). I restarted the machine but no change. I tried to update the ipod but I could not install new software because the computer did not recognize the ipod. The ipod blinks orange when connected to the iMac. Besides this, i try to restore my ipod shuffle i cancel it to restore it because it take too


Hello there! \015\012Happy Holydays\015\0121) install the iTunes program, and use the reset/sync button on program, obviously connect the shuffle cable USB to the PC. and that will reset the software, \015\012if not, go to store, if ... PC Desktops

Gateway GT5228 - USB Ports & All-In-One Card Reader don't work...


It might be useful to know what USB controller you have on your motherboard. Internal card readers are usually connected to what we call a internal USB port which is a 9-pin connector on your motherboard. So it's connected to your USB controller as i ... Gateway GT5228 PC Desktop

Wireless mouse and usb game controller


It is faulty. Something internal is broken. I feel the only way to remedy this is replacement, sorry. I have seen this many times. ... Toshiba Satellite M45-S165 Notebook

My 4 usb ports of toshiba A130 donot recognize flash disks


Hi segidom Sure let me try.........I would request you to try with the following steps: If u are using Windows XP as ur operating sysyem please perform with the folowing steps:1.Right click on My Comp ... Toshiba Satellite A135 Notebook

Emachine W3107, DSL won't connect


Hate to tell you this but . . . Turning off your computer isn't much help if you have a stike on phone or power lines not too distant from home.\015\012Even many supposed surge suppressors aren't worth much for protecting electronics.\015 ... E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

Maxtor one touch 4 mini- not connected! The single USB cable is in the Computer USB port.So far so good. When the second USB connector-with 2 cables is inserted to another Computer’s USB Port I start getting messages: USB device not recognized, one of the USB devices attached to this computer has malfunctioned……… To sume it up: connecting on it's own the single cable is O.K. Connecting the double cable on it's own gives the message. - The point is Maxtor is not connected yet, only the cables. C


Quite strange.. I would suggest that maybe one of the usb ports is faulty.. Or ofcourse, one of the cables.. Or the usb port has been mis-wired inside the pc. That has been done before. Anyway, do you have access to 2 usb drives.. I mean micro/thumb ... PC Desktops

Pentium III 800 mhz T21 Thinkpad Internet connection problems


Why fight it , let it be on com 1 then,go into the bios and disable the serial ports .that may be the easiest fix as long as you don't need the serial port for anything.but if you have a serial mouse oh boy. ... IBM ThinkPad T21 Notebook

How can i remove the hard drive from my packard bell club 79 computer?I have some pics on there i would like to put on my new pc but the old packard bell no longer connects to the net and as it had win98 on it doesnt recognise USB pens.


If you have a router with two thernet ports you can connect them together using this.\015\012Otherwise you can take the hard drive out and connect it to your new computer but this can be tricky to do.\015\012The other thing you could do i ... Packard Bell PC Desktops

New Dell desktop can't recognize external hard drive


I devised these simple steps that tend to remedy quite a few issues with most USB portable / external hard drives and devices (though not always)\015\012\015\012A few things to check but assumes USB and Windows for other interfaces / ope ... Dell PC Desktops

Computer does't recognize psp


Try to use another usb connector cable with your psp. It has some lost connection...maybe the data connector is loose. USB has 4 pin(pc side) the voltage supply for power and the data pin..just try.. if it doesnt work...checked if your in admin accou ... IBM ThinkPad R40 2722 Notebook

Computer is not recognising the flash drive - PC Desktops


Do other computers read the flash drive? If not, faulty drive. If yes, it may be recognized but you have Auto-play disabled. That's actually a good thing. Assuming this is a Windows computer that is at least XP or newer, open Windows Explorer (not In ... PC Desktops
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.electronic-servicing.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.8344 seconds