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Windows xp not recognising any hardware e.g.Pendrive,bluetooth

I have two OS installed on my computer Xp and Vista Ultimate
Everything is working fine but when i connect anything to usb ports in windows xp nothing happens.

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  • Pritish Singh Nov 05, 2008

    its dual boot.

  • Pritish Singh Nov 05, 2008

    not even a single usb device working in xp.

  • A Mayers May 11, 2010

    Did you install with dual boot or is one a virtualized install?


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Check are your usb driver is properly installed or they are enabled... I happed with me also... It took some time to locate and install the usb by windows but it can also be the cable problem... Check these things and if nothing is wrong within these then try to reinstall the windows and i am sure that this will solve your problem!

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