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USB ports suddenly dead

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by Packin' Heat, Nov 10, 2004.


  1. Packin' Heat

    Packin' Heat
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    something must have happened to my USB driver because all my USB stuff isnt working. My printer, my logitech wireless mouse etc. Where do I go to reinstall it - microsoft disks, motherboard disks? everything was fine like yesterday, now its all whack. sigh.
     
  2. Packin' Heat

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    a tiny bit of progress. Something called "USB Reciver" has gone south. the search continues
     

  3. fastvfr

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    Does it claim that this a piece of gear, or a Windows component?

    XP uses USB Root Hubs; you can check in Device Manager to see if they are active.

    Also, most boards let you disable USB in the BIOS; I'd check there first.