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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by ParisHarper, Feb 6, 2005.

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  1. ParisHarper

    ParisHarper Thread Starter

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    Upgraded from 98 to xp home(upgrade) now usb ports do not reconize devices
     
  2. ceri sheeran

    ceri sheeran

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    Hi,

    If you did the recommended clean install.

    Have you since installed the motherboard chipset drivers. Wihtout these you will not get your USB ports to work.

    hth

    Ceri
     
  3. JohnWill

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    Unplug ALL USB devices.
    Open Device Manager.
    View, Show Hidden Devices.
    Uninstall all devices under USB Controllers.
    Uninstall all devices under Storage Volumes. Say no to any reboot prompts until you are finished. Also, if a Storage Volume doesn't uninstall, ignore it and move to the next one.
    If you have a yellow ? with unknown devices, uninstall all of the entries there as well.

    When this is done, reboot TWICE.

    Reconnect the USB devices and see if they're recognized properly.
     
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