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What kind of USB port do I Have?

by syrus / October 11, 2006 6:28 AM PDT

I have a Sony Vaio PCG-FX370 laptop but I don't know what kind of USB port I have.The reason I'm wondering is because I want to know if my Sandisk MP3 player is compatible with it. My MP3 player has a 2.0 USB. Any help would be really appreciated.Thanks

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Open the device manager
by glb613 / October 11, 2006 7:54 AM PDT

double click on the USB entry and look for the word enhanced. If it isn't there, you have the older version of USB ports. It won't transfer as fast but, your Sandisk player should work with a USB 1.0 port.

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USB 1.1
by MikeyK1977 / October 11, 2006 8:07 AM PDT

According to Preston from Sony's Online Support team, this unit shipped with USB 1.1 ports Not 2.0.
I checked with SanDisk and their MP3 Players state under system requirements ''USB 2.0 port required for hi-speed transfer'' Generally I find that it will work fine with USB 1.1 but just takes a lot longer to tranfer or syncronize your music between the laptop and the MP3 Player

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