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Driver Problem?

by ftgators / June 24, 2006 12:06 PM PDT

I recently erased my whole hard drive and installed XP Pro over Home. Everything works besides my USB 2.0 ports. Ive tried instaling numerous drivers but all of them have done nothing. Anyone have any idea on what to do?

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ID the motherboard.....
by Michael Geist / June 24, 2006 12:12 PM PDT
In reply to: Driver Problem?

and seek out the chipset drivers off the makers website. Once installed XP should supply the rest.

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by ftgators / June 24, 2006 12:35 PM PDT

well, that just presented itself a new problem. I thought my computer had an Intel chipset, but yet when I used their Chipset ID program, it failed to find any. Now i think im even more screwed than before.

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Just one thing. XP (all versions) didn't do USB 2.0 until..
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 24, 2006 12:43 PM PDT
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SP1 and even then I found issues that weren't installed till SP2. Could it be you have only the OS you wrote about in your posts?

Bob

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Try this
by PKsteven / June 24, 2006 12:53 PM PDT
In reply to: Driver Problem?

When you first start the pc, POST , the black screen that reads the memory etc...immediately tap the DEL (or F1) depending on what yours requires)key to get into CMOS. Once the screen comes up, find your chipset features\setup it may vary but look for the USB support is enabled. Don't panic if your mouse won't work as you have to use arrow keys. Typically you hit ESC to get out and hit F10 to save and exit making sure you select Y.

Hope this helps

Paul

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Are you sure?
by chuckieu / June 25, 2006 3:17 AM PDT
In reply to: Try this

Windows XP does not say USB 2.0 in the Device Manager. It says Enhanced. If you see that,you are good to go. If you
don't, and have at least SP1a installed, THEN you have an issue that can be solved. I had a problem (thanks, Bob)
figuring this out after changing from 98se, which mentions USB 2.0. chuck

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If ...
by PKsteven / June 25, 2006 11:15 AM PDT
In reply to: Are you sure?

you are referring to my reply, not quite sure what you mean here.

Paul

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I see...
by ftgators / June 26, 2006 2:18 AM PDT
In reply to: Are you sure?

I see a bunch of USB stuff listed under it, but there's one with an exclamation mark next to it. The one next to it is a "Intel(R) 82801EB USB2 Enhanced Host Controller - 24DD"

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USB BS
by PKsteven / June 26, 2006 4:20 AM PDT
In reply to: Are you sure?

I see what you mean about device mangler, but my AMD athlon has the same issue, shows in device manager with ! but since it won't work to update the driver, reinstall, I end up going into CMOS and having to enable it every time the system is reinstalled. Went from 98, ME to XP on that pc. I see where you are going with this but as I have the same issue, this is the only way to solve this (on mine anyway) and has worked for others. It's really just a pain in the rump but can be solved. If other suggestions work, that's great but as stated, it won't for some older machines as enable enhanced isn't automatically done and has to be enabled. (((IF that option is indeed included))).

Paul

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Did you have item plugged into your USB Ports
by DarCLew2 / June 25, 2006 4:10 AM PDT
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When you updated from Home to Pro? You said you erased your entire hard drive, Home was deleted. Darrell L

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none...
by ftgators / June 26, 2006 1:47 AM PDT

when I erased home and went to pro I didnt have anything plugged into my USB drives.

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FT, have you at all....
by PKsteven / June 26, 2006 11:02 PM PDT
In reply to: none...

looked into the other suggestions on here, like bobs etc...Have you tried updating the driver? Did you try my suggestion? What have you tried? This helps us to know what you have actually done or not done.

Paul

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