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Com4 USB Port Fails To Open? Urgent Help!

Discussion in 'Windows XP Help' started by SpikedRedBull, Feb 21, 2005.

  1. SpikedRedBull

    SpikedRedBull Techie7 New Member

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    i added a pic of the problem when it arrises.. hope it helps up..

    info:

    im trying to run my external lcd screen on my com4 port. altho i get the same dang error whenever it tries to start up.

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    there's the link to the pic, any other info needed just ask.

    i really need the helped with fast, im running a keyboard and mouse on port 1 and 2 and an external hdd on port 3 for school so i can take it from home and hook it up.. so port4 is the only one open and i could really use the lcd for safety of my system while running some very intensive programs.
    Last edited: Feb 22, 2005
  2. jephree

    jephree ¨*·.¸ «.·°·..·°·.» ¸.·*¨

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    That link just goes to a login page :mad: :eek:

    Got another?

    Or what error are you getting & what is the make & model of lcd
  3. SpikedRedBull

    SpikedRedBull Techie7 New Member

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  4. jephree

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  5. SpikedRedBull

    SpikedRedBull Techie7 New Member

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    yes driver was installed, and now for some damn reason com3 and com4 arent even showing up..

    and when trying to uninstall this crap i get another error from uninstalling the drivers..

    C:\windows\system32\ftdiunk.ini (missing)
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  6. jephree

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  7. SpikedRedBull

    SpikedRedBull Techie7 New Member

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    usb: ps/2?????

    yes i installed it exactly the way it tells me, and no im not using a ps"2 usb adapter because both my keyboard (Saitek Gaming Board) and mouse (Razor Diamndback) are both usb not ps2. and im uninstalling via the add/remove programs.

    and why the hell is my computer only showing com1 and com2 not com3 and com4
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  8. jephree

    jephree ¨*·.¸ «.·°·..·°·.» ¸.·*¨

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    your original pic had only 1, 2 & 4

    what shows up under universal bus controllers?

    I mentioned the usb/ ps/2 adapter in order to test the usb device via a ps/2 port.

    you may need to reinstall to uninstall (with device removed)

    you could also run back to a restore point if you have one.
  9. SpikedRedBull

    SpikedRedBull Techie7 New Member

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    eh problem cant be fixed, mainly because the damn screen wont power on anymore, either the usb somehow got a power surge and fried it or somethin else happened.
  10. jephree

    jephree ¨*·.¸ «.·°·..·°·.» ¸.·*¨

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    Do you mean the main monitor or the external lcd?

    If it's an USB problem you can either get a PCI USB card or adapters to run your USB devices off the PS/2 ports:

    USB to PS/2 adapter
  11. SpikedRedBull

    SpikedRedBull Techie7 New Member

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    the external lcd wont power on when plugged into the usb, and i know its not the usb ports because the usb powers on anything else plugged into it, like my mouse, keyboards, external hdd..
  12. jephree

    jephree ¨*·.¸ «.·°·..·°·.» ¸.·*¨

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    Have you tried the external lcd on another computer?

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