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What the heck is unplugging itself!?

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So for the last few days my computer has been making a weird sound. Then I realized what that sound was. The unmounting of a new device.

The plugging in of a device makes that do DO sound but unplugging does the DO do

So how the hell can I find out what's unplugging itself. The only things I can think of is a peripheal of some sort. HDMI to receiver isn't it, all my HD's are fine, KVM is fine. My mouse HAS been acting a little odd for the last few weeks like the rear side button will act as a double click sometimes, middle mouse button doesn't always register being hit. I have noticed that when the sound happens my mouse doesn't register clicks or seems to wig out but if was my mouse doing it, the blue LED's would flash.

Any ideas?
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post #2 of 9
Check in device manager, and look if the exclamation is showing for any device. My guess would be a USB device is acting up (KB, Mouse, Pen drive)?
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Yea, sounds like a USB device of some sort... Same sound my PC makes when I disconnect or connect my iPhone.
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I had that on one of my laptops for awhile now...never figured out what it was. But it's pretty annoying when you're doing something, and then you randomly hear it.
    
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post #5 of 9
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Originally Posted by gymenii View Post
Check in device manager, and look if the exclamation is showing for any device. My guess would be a USB device is acting up (KB, Mouse, Pen drive)?
Did that, nothing any different than normal. But with it going off I really can't imagine it'd be something in here.

Would event viewer in admin tools show this information? I'd check but event viewer is throwing an error. And of course its due to my favorite software .net framework
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SpykeZ View Post
Did that, nothing any different than normal. But with it going off I really can't imagine it'd be something in here.

Would event viewer in admin tools show this information? I'd check but event viewer is throwing an error. And of course its due to my favorite software .net framework
It's possible that when it happens, windows may not flag it as an error so no event is logged. But then again, it wouldn't hurt to check the system and hardware events logs (if you can).

Also, try eliminating the KB, Mouse and any other USB device plugged in and active. I believe thats the cause of the problem.
post #7 of 9
I went through the same thing. I heard this on and off, and increasingly more as time went on, when using my Logitech Rumblepad II, so much that I disabled that sound event. The controller worked fine, so I ignored it. Months later (many, many months later, I should add), the controller all but failed. With the wire all but a certain way, it doesn't work/detect it, so my controller is unusable (it is the second Logitech thing to have all but failed due to wires). Beware, you may have a potential upcoming failure on your hands.
post #8 of 9
Well from the syptoms you are describing it certainly sounds like its the mouse thats the problem. Which mouse do you have? Is there any software you installed with it? If there is I would try uninstalling the software and running it like that.
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power fluctuations cause this as well. there was a member who reported this, found out it was their usb printer. It also turns out that the printer was on a weak circuit and that the power draw would go too low. this caused the printer to reset, making it unavailable and then available again to windows.
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