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Help with USB ports

by tn_dragon / December 15, 2004 8:32 AM PST

My USB ports are not working... I have a Dell Dimension 4550 desktop, running on Windows XP w/SP2. This system has a 2.6Ghz CPU and 256 RAM. When I try to use ANY USB device, my desktop does not see it... I move the USB devices to my other PC and the device works fine... however, not on this PC. When I have my USB mouse connected and boot the PC up... I see the light get activated on the mouse... then it goes off and the mouse does not work... and Windows (or the PC) does not see it. Please help.

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(NT) (NT) Have they ever worked? NT
by Tom Aikman / December 15, 2004 10:46 AM PST
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Dell's screwy.
by Ugg / January 10, 2005 5:07 AM PST
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Hey:

I'm going thru some problems of my own trying to install a card with USB2 ports. It seems Dell only uses certain types of USB stuff. Did your ports ever work? Are they the one's Dell installed? Give them a call, but practice up on your Queen's English, also speak very slowly & loud. Wink

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