October 2005 Vol.9 Issue 6 Add To My Personal Library Problem: Ive connected a device to one of my computers ports, but the device doesnt work. Where do I start troubleshooting? Always start with the simplest approach. In this case, check the cables and restart the computer. First, shut down your computer. Sometimes, rebooting is all it takes for Windows to locate a driver that didnt load properly before. While you have your computer shut down, check the cables connecting the port to the device that doesnt work. Make sure both ends of the cable are attached securely, one end to your PCs port and one end to the peripheral device. Also,
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