I tried this and it didn't seem to work. However, I am now wondering if my system was lagging because it was almost dead. Once it died and I was able to connect it and photo shop restarted everything was back to normal. Thanks a ton for this tip though, I appreciate you!!
I don't know what I did before my laptop died, but when I plugged it in and restarted it all was well with the world. I'm assuming the system was lagging since it was almost dead. I worked on it and researched for an hour before reaching out here. The good 'ol unplug and replug trick works once again!!