The Parallel port driver service failed to start due to the following error: The service cannot be started, either because it is disabled or because it has no enabled devises associated with it. How can I clear this error from reaccuring
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I'm running service pack 3, I do have a parallel port, but it is not being used. I tried changeing the value in the registry to 4, but I still get the error in the event log. I also have one other error in the event log; The OrangeWare USB Enhaned Host
Controller Service service failed to start due to the following error: The service cannot be started, either because it is disabled or because it has no enabled devises associated with it. With both of these errors I do not think I am using them. My computer
is running fine. I would like to clear the errors from coming up. They only come up on the event log when the computer is started, not while it is running. I would appreciate any help I can get to stop the errors, or if I shouldn't worry about them.
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I don't have any more suggestions about the parallel port (did you try to enable it in your BIOS?). Other than that, you probably don't need to worry about this one.
The USB Enhanced Host Controller is for your USB 3.0 ports. Open Device Manager (Start > Run > devmgmt.msc > OK). Are there any error or warning icons? If so, double-click on the line with the warning icon and report the device's name, the "Device status",
and the "Device usage"?
If the Enhanced Host Controller has problems, you won't have USB 3.0 and some of your USB ports might not work.
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