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Error: The hub does not have enough power or USB Hub Power Exceeded is received when connecting USB devices.

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This behavior occurs if there are too many USB devices attached to a passive (unpowered) USB hub. To resolve this error, use one of the options provided.

  1. Replace the passive USB hub with an active (powered) hub.
  2. Disconnect the affected device from the passive hub and connect it directly to the USB port on the computer.

NOTE: Additional information is available in the Microsoft® Knowledge Base article 310591, at http://www.microsoft.com .