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Running win 2k server spk 4, USB device with Yellow mark

by er_paez47 / September 21, 2009 3:49 AM PDT

Here i have a comp with an ASUS Motherb. P5B deluxe running win 2000 server with spk 4 with a core 2 duo E6600, RAID 1 250 GB HD 2 GB OF RAM, i had this server ready to use for a while and now that i need it to use it, i am getting in the system tray that icon that shows that a new device had been found and of course when i clicked on it it shows USB DEVICE with a yellow mark, i don't have any device connected to any of the usb ports but anyway if i insert one on the port it won't be recognized cause when i went into the yellow mark usb device properties and select update driver, it says failing,it is like is not a driver installed but windows is trying to install the default usbxxx.inf file driver but still does' not work, all the usb controllers seen to be ok, the usb root too not yellow mark on them, normally the computer should find a usb device if i insert one into the usb port but i did not so in fact it does not matter if i insert a flash drive into one of the 8 usb port i have in this computer anyway does not see them, but the problem is that why is searching for a usb device even when i don't have plugged one into the usb port, something is wrong with OS , or something is wrong with the motherb ? should i run spk 4 again ? , clean install of win 2000 server ? need some suggestion here please, should the usb host controller has IRQ 9, or can be any irq assigned by the system ? any other thing to check under bios setup ? oh by the way i have the lates bios installed too bios version 1238. any help is very appreciated, i am trying to avoid to do a new install

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For you to search.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 21, 2009 5:53 AM PDT

Go back to the Asus web page and see if they offer Windows 2000 server drivers. If not, disable the USB ports.

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No, note: the chipset driver takes care of a few things
by er_paez47 / September 21, 2009 6:34 AM PDT
In reply to: For you to search.

But they say it is windows the one that should install the usb drivers, in fact this MB is windows 2k compatible, i am going to open the machine an make sure the usb connector cable with the connector is connected correctly in the usb connector on the MB WHAT IS RARE is that all usb controllers and root hub are ok the weird thing is why is trying to find a driver as it was a usb device connected

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You're almost right.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 21, 2009 7:29 AM PDT

Windows 2000 is one thing. Windows 2000 Server is another beast. The USB drivers are still done by the chipset drivers and later Microsoft issued USB 2.0 support in service packs. But the bottom line is that drivers are our responsibility to find and install. Sometimes you have a board that has no such drivers so you just disable the onboard USB and slip in some PCI USB 2.0 card to take up the job.

I left it to you to supply those drivers, search for them since this forum is all volunteer. If you want me to look again for you supply a link to this board so I don't have to search for it.

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(NT) Lol, yes i will supply you the link hahaha peace
by er_paez47 / September 22, 2009 3:25 AM PDT
In reply to: You're almost right.
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