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USB Ports

i cant get my usb ports to detect anything (printers, cameras). i go into hardware manager and windows says theyre working properly. my computer runs on its said cause the heatsink wont stay on the processor, could this be a problem? i think they still didnt work when i was running my comp upright though.

not sure if i lost drivers or what.

help plz

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Fix that heatsink before the CPU burns up. It's a cheap fix today.

As to the USB ports, your post neglected the Forum tip and didn't tell the make/model of the PC. Specifically of interest is the motherboard/USB drivers, but without the information I can offer http://www.usbman.com which may help you find and install motherboard/USB drivers.

Bob

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I strongly suggest you replace the HSF(cpu heatsink setup) with another one just to get that out of the way. If not, even though you seem to be working it only be problematic later, fix it. Get one with a more postive clamping holders, etc. or screwdown type if applicable and make sure it can fit physically at your mtrbd. location.

To resolve the USB problem, visit the http://www.usbman.com a wonderful website to usb issues. Navigate abit and check the FAQ's or possible solutions provided. Driver sources, etc. are present, check it out.

good luck -----Willy Happy

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