My computer is hyper-sensitive...

By GarnetRose
Jul 21, 2006
  1. Whenever my Microsoft keyboard or Lexmark printer is plugged in, it won't innitiate the screensaver or go into standby. I have tried using different USB Ports, but nothing helps unless the printer is unpluged and I use the standard HP keyboard that came with the computer. I know that the printer and keyboard don't have any problems because I tried them on four different computers and they work fine. Any Ideas???
  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +421

    Just an odd thought, but do you have Wake on USB (not even sure if they have such a thing) enabled in the BIOS? Similar to a Wake on LAN
  3. altheman

    altheman TS Rookie Posts: 425

    It seems your USB Power settings are causing that.

    1- Open Device Manager

    2- Extend the list of USB Controllers,

    3- For every USB Root Hub entry, open Properties, Power Management, and check "Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power."
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