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Old 08-10-2006, 01:13 PM   #1
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Default USB Power Surge

I recently went to transfer some pictures from my Digital Camera to my PC using a USB cable.

As soon as I hooked it up I got a message telling me of a surge on the USB port also telling me that the device was drawing to much power.

Everything I can find tells me that I need to get an external hub with it's own power source, however this has not been an issue in the past....just all of a sudden.

Any ideas? This is driving me nuts!!

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Old 08-10-2006, 06:48 PM   #2
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Default Re: USB Power Surge

Hmm,what Operating system do you have,in Windows 98 i forget where but there is setting where you can control how much power is going to the Usb ports.
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