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Device will work faster on USB 2.0 pop-up message occurs when USB Device is plugged in

Hi to all.

Whenever I plug in any USB device, I get a pop-up stating that this device will work faster if installed USB 2.0. I am using Windows XP Professional SP2. When I check in the device manager, under Universal serial Bus controllers, I see only two options i.e. Intel 82371AB/EB PCI to USB Universal Host controller and the second entry is USB Root Hub. In Bios settings, the USB option is set to High speed. When I try to use the USB Device like a flash drive. it accesses it very slowly. Please help me in this matter and let me know if I need to install any patch.

Thanks.

Regards.
Abdul Aleem.

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  • AbdulAleem Oct 27, 2008

    Thanks.

    I will with the solution you provided and check the manual of the motherboard.

    Thanks again.

  • abhiks1988 Mar 18, 2009

    i can't access my flash device faster.before it was working properly and have same problem

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That means that the USB drive that you have on your computer is either on the USB 1.1 driver and you have to update it or your computers USB is not capable of USB 2.0 speed. First thing you need to do is find out the model number and brand of your motherboard. Then go to the manufacturers website then look at the manual for the board to find out if you have USB 1.1 or USB 2.0. If you have USB 2.0 then download the latest drivers for your board. If you only have USB 1.1 then your only options is to buy a USB 2.0 to PCI card that will give you USB 2.0 or just stay with the USB 1.1

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