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Published on 05.13.09 by Brent Trahan

Disable USB Selective Suspending In Windows 7

Learn how to disable USB selective suspending in Windows 7.

  1. Open the Control Panel from the Start menu.
  2. Open Power Options in the Control Panel.

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    Note: If Power Options is not available, change View by to Large icons at the top right of the Control Panel.

  3. Select Change plan settings next to the power plan you want to edit.

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  4. Select Change advanced power settings.

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  5. Select Change settings that are currently unavailable.

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  6. Set USB selective suspend setting to Disabled under USB settings and then click OK to save the changes.

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4 Responses to “Disable USB Selective Suspending In Windows 7”

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  1. udit says:

    thanx for this tip
    all of my usb ports are not working for many weeks and this small tip solve this problem
    i was thinking to buy some new hardware but this tip save me for now
    .3 of 4 ports are now working

    thanx ;)

  2. Rosie says:

    Thanks, think it has solved my problem too. Had usb port problems for several weeks, and was thinking of buying new hardware, but now they’re all working again. Great tip :)

  3. Phil says:

    Nope still doesn’t work.
    :(

  4. Brianna says:

    Yeah, didn’t work.

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