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Just so you know, PowerBook G4s (at least I know the 15" do) have USB on separate boards. Any ideas??? We also boast an active community focused on purchasing decisions and technical aspects of the iPhone, iPod, iPad, and Mac platforms. Happened to me on a PowerBook G4. [ Reply to This | # ] Recover apparently dead USB ports Authored by: michaelj on Nov 03, '06 08:43:08AM I've seen this documented https://discussions.apple.com/thread/1609978?tstart=0

No problem at all! Does the DC port and sound ports work fine? At that point my usb's still worked, (even though the warning) I could print and scan. What kind of shape is it in?

The left port is on the DC in board and the right port is on a separate USB board.Click to expand... The plastic piece is still intact, and the contacts look fairly clean. MacBook Pro :: Usb Ports Is Not Working MacBook Pro :: Usb Ports Not Working MacBook Pro :: One Of USB Ports Not Working Properly? It didn't respond at all.

I've tried two different video cameras and an external hard drive and according to system profiler none are recognized and none are accessible. However, this is recognized as a software problem, and the solution is a software solution. You could hear it clicking and trying to spin, which meant there wasn't enough power, so I plugged the other end of the Y-cable into the other USB 1.1 port, and http://forums.macrumors.com/threads/usb-port-problem-with-powerbook-g4.1791168/ Also the is a silver button near the speaker on the left side that pops out when you press it.

That seems a bit crazy. Fortunately, the PowerBooks have the USB ports on separate boards so if the port is damaged you can replace just the DC-In Board and not the whole Logic Board. Guess I'll pull it apart as if I'm working on the DC-in board and see if I can see anything not connected or loose. I put my 80 GB original in again (replacement was a 40 GB) and removed the lower stick of RAM.

Jul 16, 2008 6:20 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post Apple Footer This site contains user submitted content, comments and opinions and is for informational purposes only. http://www.mactalk.com.au/24/24179-pb-g4-usb-port-not-working.html Please type your message and try again. Do I bring the computer in and leave it with them? I guess that means i need to clean install my mini.

I guess this has something to do with letting the capacitors somewhere inside the Mac lose their power...] • Currently 2.63 / 512345 (8 votes cast) [52,985 views] http://admitcore.net/usb-ports/usb-ports-suddenly-not-working.html It's possible that when dropped it became unplugged. It is a 1.25 GHz 15 inch if anyone is wondering. I don't know what year it is.

Here is the scenario, and it seems to vary between different machines. So, unplug from USB AND Power all peripherals just to be sure. [ Reply to This | # ] Search Advanced From our Sponsor... I have tried this numerous times and it doesn't seem to do anything (i.e. this contact form Expand» Details Details Existing questions More Tell us some more Upload in Progress Upload failed.

The time now is 05:06 PM. Take a LED flashlight and see if the contact points or the internal plastic part appears to be damaged. If so it may have just been worn out by years of (forceful) plugging and unplugging USB devices.

A Y-cable is a handy splitter.

When I first start my 24" iMac the mouse lights up but then goes off later on when it's booting up. I put my 80 GB original in again (replacement was a 40 GB) and removed the lower stick of RAM. Yes. What hard drive are you going with?

Help with logging someone out parents netflix? Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... Do both of your RAM slots still work? navigate here My mobile phone came with a power adapter you plug in the wall, which has a USB outlet on it.

The weird thing is that they work at the startup when you choose between Windows/Mac OS X when holding in ALT. I have the following error in my Console when I unplug then plug in the mouse USB dongle:10/9/08 10:53:10 AM kernel USBF: 164149.607 AppleUSBEHCI[0x4167000]::Found a transaction which hasn't moved in 5 Reply With Quote 6th April 2007,05:45 PM #2 The Architect.mac Join Date Apr 2005 Location Brisbane - Australia Posts 1,544 boot from your install dvd and run the hardware test... share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply n0cus, Sep 27, 2014 n0cus thread starter macrumors 6502 Joined: Jul 16, 2012 #18 Altemose said: ↑ Three

I unplug everything, reboot and then they work. Thanks mate! The commands are as follows and have to be issued as root: modprobe -r ohci_hcd modprobe ohci_hcd no_handshake=1 After keying in these two commands, the USB immediately turns back on, and I would love to post it.

I would love to post it. share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply Altemose, Sep 27, 2014 Altemose macrumors G3 Joined: Mar 26, 2013 Location: Elkton, Maryland #13 n0cus said: ↑ Apple may provide or recommend responses as a possible solution based on the information provided; every potential issue may involve several factors not detailed in the conversations captured in an electronic Now you will have cables on both sides?

I plugged in the USB power outlet, plugged one end of the Y-cable in to the USB port on this plug, and then plugged the other side of the Y-cable in There is some damage around the port, so I though the port was broken, but the power situation is weird. Hard drive full? All except mine apparently.....So, I tried the other USB port, and low and behold, the ipad started charging.

TM backup via Ethernet Hints by Topic-- All Topics --Apps Best Of Classic Desktop Desktop Macs iCloud Install Internet iOS devices iPod Laptop Macs Network OS X Server Other Hardware PDAs Why is my USB not working for my ACD but it is for everything else? A simple modprobing the kernel modules won't work on PPC hardware I guess, but I never tried it. [ Reply to This | # ] Recover apparently dead USB ports Authored Info:MacBook Pro (13-inch Mid 2010), iOS 5.1 View 1 Replies View Related Mac Pro :: ACDs USB Ports Not Working Aug 5, 2008 All of a sudden a few days ago,

Members login area Remember Me? share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply n0cus, Sep 27, 2014 n0cus thread starter macrumors 6502 Joined: Jul 16, 2012 #16 Altemose said: ↑ The

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