Solved usb extension code shows malfunctioned

May 15, 2014 at 07:15:13
Specs: Windows XP
I bought a new usb 2.0 extension cable.It only responds to mouse or keyboard and shows malfunction (device not recognised) when connected to a flashdrive or a modem.. Im in trouble.... please help..!!! :(

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May 17, 2014 at 04:43:53
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The extension cable may be too long for some USB devices. The limit is 5 metres.

Or you can try a mains-powered USB hub and plug flash drive in to that.

USB Modems, however, must be plugged in to a PC without using an extension cable.

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