[internetworkers] Help! Anyone Know of a Reliable, Affordable Hardware Technician?
jbroome at gmail.com
Tue Jan 17 12:01:31 EST 2006
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Susan LaBarre wrote:
> Thanks to all those who responded to my pleas for help yesterday... a
> technician came by 30 minutes after I sent the email to you all... the darn
> thing started right up after resting for 48 hours... but there still seems
> to be a conflict that freezes my wireless mouse (Logitech Combo with
> Keyboard) when my new IPOD gets plugged into the laptop's usb port. (Apple's
> tech support insists the IPOD should be plugged directly into the computer's
> usb vs a usb hub or risk database corruption.)
> The technician's final advice was: eject the wireless mouse before updating
> my IPOD and use the touchpad; then eject the IPOD and replug in the wireless
> mouse. I was hoping maybe someone here may have had some experience with
> this conflict and has a better answer because (in the long run) it is
> definitely annoying to have to keep unplugging and replugging usb devices
> from a home-based system.
There may not be enough power to charge the ipod and run the KB and
mouse at the same time.
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