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USB Header Installing a internal Flash Drive Reader. My Dell Dimension 2400 only has one USB Header port. How can I have both plugs plugged in to the mother board if there is only one port?

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  • 2slim Dec 17, 2008

    I want to install an internal reader/writer in my 2004 model Dimensio 2400 and it has only one hearder port for the front. Since the device I want to install has USB ports, why can't I simply unplug the original ones from the MB?

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Can't. If you only have one USB header and have front USB attached and want to add another USB device, you'll need to add a USB card with an internal header. This may be a good one for you: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16815124008

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The only way is to purchase a USB Board to install in the PCI slot, but that would be overkill since you PC already has 4) 2.0 USB ports. I would exchange that internal reader for an external reader.

If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

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