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Windows 7 wont power USB at all. BIos will

by Jeebus_ / January 27, 2010 6:51 PM PST

I was trying to install ps3 controller usb drivers and after reboot something happened cause it works in bios and win7 system repair but once windows (safe mode and last known good) all usb immed. power down.

Thanks for your help! Happy win 7 x64 btw

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No help I fear.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 27, 2010 7:03 PM PST

Since no make, model of the machine I can guess that someone installed 7 but forgot motherboard drivers. Windows 7 is better about drivers but not always there.

So here's the question. Does the machine's maker tell you how to install Windows and all the drivers after?

Here's my question. Why didn't they?


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by Jeebus_ / January 28, 2010 1:16 AM PST
In reply to: No help I fear.

I built the machine, windows 7 worked perfectly till i tried installing NEW drivers or enabled the signing of non-digitally signed drivers for my PS3 controller.. its obviously not MOBO or hardwaer cause it works in bios and the windows environment made from bootable 7 cd..

tried reinstalling chipset drivers but couldn't in system repair, not e3nuf privileges.

thx guys!

nmobo is evga x58, core i7 920, bfg gtx 280, 4gb 1600 corsair .... x64

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"7 worked perfectly till "
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 28, 2010 2:12 AM PST
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Now start over but don't break it.

And ask the board maker what driver works.

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by Jeebus_ / January 28, 2010 2:19 AM PST

what an obvious observation

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I offer it
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 28, 2010 2:31 AM PST
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Because I've broken Windows so many times with drivers that were supposed to be "the latest." There is a driver rollback you could try but the board maker should answer which to use.

What I find today is many won't ask and are left in the dark.

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Anyone else
by Jeebus_ / January 28, 2010 2:23 AM PST

Anyone with a hint of how to overwrite the necessary files to fix this?? Or how to run chipset drivers from system repair/command prompt in windows 7 cd bootable environment..??

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