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random usb connect/disconnect chime

by dratner / April 9, 2007 11:37 PM PDT

Just recently on my Core2 Duo Dell, I started to get the "usb connect/disconnect chime" at random times throughout the day. Sometimes our broadband cable loses its signal. Could this be the cause? Connected USB devices are: mouse, keyboard, printer and a rarely used USB cable for an mp3 player. All devices work ok. Ideas?

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 9, 2007 11:57 PM PDT
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by dratner / April 10, 2007 6:04 AM PDT
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I found an intermittent usb printer cable!

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