USB malfunctioned error without using it

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I just received the following message error in a Toshiba Notebook:
"A USB device has malfunctioned and exceeded the power limits of its
hub port. You should disconnect the device"

The issue is that I have not used any USB port, just have used the DVD
for a movie and put it in stand by, then return and received the

May be it is a hardware problem? the DVD can affect (in terms of
temperature) , or it's a seminormal behaviour?


Re: USB malfunctioned error without using it

On 21 Feb 2007 18:37:18 -0800, "Sebastian  Wain"

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I suspect you may have an internal card-reader with a buggy
driver, which doesn't respond properly to changing power
management states.  Other suspects are addt'l devices
connected to the USB bus, seek a newer driver.

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