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USB Setup Problems

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Smiff-n-Wess, Jan 23, 2005.

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  1. Smiff-n-Wess

    Smiff-n-Wess Thread Starter

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    I have a Comaq 5420. It comes with usb 1.1 ports. 2 in the front and 2 in back.. I installed a USB 2.0 card, not only does it not install correctly by default (It installs automatically with unknown drivers). But when I manually set the drivers to what they are supposed to be from the install disk, upon reboot (because it tells me I have to reboot) my computer just KEEPS REBOOTING. Untill I press f8 to go use last workin configuration. But then the ports are disabled again.



    I can screen capture anything needed, and at this point Im willing to try anything. But this is a hassle. I have a 120GB HDD connected via USB 1.1 and the speed is downright HORRIBLE.

    Any help you all could provide would be GREAT.

    Thanks,
    Mike
     
  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    First off, disable the USB 1.1 card in the BIOS, reboot the machine, and do this:

    Unplug ALL USB devices.
    Open Device Manager.
    View, Show Hidden Devices.
    Uninstall all devices under USB Controllers.

    Shutdown, and install the USB 2.0 card. Boot and see if it's recognized.
     
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