Windows Xp Pro Driver Issue

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You should see it in the Device Manager under HID devices. If it has a RED X, just remove it and reboot. You will see an "update driver" tab in the interface, but there is no update -- just standard XP drivers which you should already have if the other is working properly.
 

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There is no red X so I guess it's a false alarm.

Are there new drivers out for USB ports?

Version 2 or are they built into Windows XP?

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If you have any of the service pack updates you should be set.

This is what you should see under both instances (driver > details)

see attachment.
 

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You have 4. Each device that requires it will create a separate entry. To see which device, look at the "location" entry in the description. I only have 2 but the drivers are the same.
 

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OK That makes sence.

So how do you tell what USB drivers you are using. If they are version 1.1 or 2.0 or whatever?

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You have USB 2.0 IF one of your USB Controllers says "Enhanced". The driver details will include usbehci.sys.

I can't tell from your screenshot since it appears to be cut off at the point where these controllers are fully listed.
 

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Thanks .. I do have one that say's "Enhanced". Just curious if the website was for real or if they are trying to get in my very thin wallet ;)

It did give me some direction on which drivers they felt needed updating so not a total loss. After you install the active x thingy you can just delete it with HyJackThis.

Cheer's
 

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Just because some site says you should update drivers, that doesn't actually mean it's a good idea.
 

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JohnWill said:
Just because some site says you should update drivers, that doesn't actually mean it's a good idea.
Which ones is it a good idea to keep an eye on? It did point out that I wasn't using my SATA driver for nforce. I was using windows generic.
 
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Usually I only update drivers if I am having a glitch or if something comes along that tells me it requires a specific version of a driver. If it ain't broke don't fix it is my motto and if I am running windows generic and it runs as I had hoped then more power to it.

That and no matter what I NEVER let windows update do any driver modifications.
 
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I agree, the time to start scratching you head is when things are not working right. Performance is your best test.
 
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