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by alexa / January 26, 2009 5:34 PM PST

I have a DELL Inspiron 9200 Laptop.It has 6 USB ports and all of them are not working. What can be done?

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Reload the OS from the factory CDs or
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 26, 2009 9:19 PM PST
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Dell Inspiron 1150 USB ports not functional
by Fauquier / February 10, 2009 9:45 AM PST

I have a similar problem, my USB ports stopped working. I've run diagnostics, etc. and the hardware seems to be ok. I believe the registry is messed up. Any recommendations on how to check the BIOS to see they are enabled, and secondly is there a utility to run to correct the registry if that is the problem? Any help appreciated.


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Try the chipset drivers.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 10, 2009 9:55 AM PST
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Dell Inspiron 1150 Windows XP - USB ports not functional
by Fauquier / February 10, 2009 11:59 AM PST

Yes, the diagnostics all passed fine. Thanks for the link, I'll give that a try.


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check the drivers or hub power
by com2009 / February 10, 2009 12:43 PM PST
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check the drivers , if you use a usb hub, maybe you need power for the hub else it can't work.

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