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usb 2.0 ports

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by nymb09, Apr 18, 2004.

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    nymb09 Thread Starter

    Dec 13, 2003
    i have a wireless modem the uses a usb port and sometimes i get a message saying that my computer doesnt have highspeed usb ports (2.0 im presuming) and that the modem is made for them therefore it will cause some slow down. I was wondering if i was to buy a new usb port would i be able to install it myself and how much would it cost


    Jun 11, 2002
    You can add them yourself if you are not worried about opening the case.
    You can get a PCI card that simply slides into an open slot on the motherboard. They are not expensive $20 or so an up depending upon the amount of ports.
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