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Old refurbished compaq evo

I recently purchased an old refurbished compaq evo do not know model which is running xp pro. there is no sound on board and no card slots and the usb slots (4) are 1.1 any advice for upgrading sound and usb. I think it might be a 510? have seen picture looks similar. Thanks in advance regards JR

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    If you have a problem with a USB device, try these methods first:

    Unplug and then plug in the device.

    the computer prompts you for a device driver, read the information that
    was included with the device, or visit the manufacturer's Web site to
    see whether a driver is available.

    Windows Update to obtain the latest fixes for Windows XP. When this is
    complete, plug in the device to see whether it is installed correctly.

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Hi, You get all the drivers for Compaq Evo 510 in here.

Its better to update all the essential drivers for your computer from here.
Hope it works.
Thanks for trying FixYa

cheers, K

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Please right click on my computer icon select properties and then hardware next select the device manager tab and you will get a new window in that look for sound,video and let me know if you see any question mark besides it.

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