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I cannot get the Dell Vostro 420 to detect my powered usb hub

I have tried several powered hubs. The unit will not recognize any of them.

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  • David Beckles Dec 17, 2012

    Thanks for the suggestions, but none of them work. The problem is this: All the USB ports on the machine work fine, with any other USB device that I plug in to them - hard frives, memory sticks, mice, keyboards, barcode readers, etc. The only device that is not recognised is a USB hub - any USB hub, powered or unpowered, of any of the numerous makes that I have tried. So I am still open to suggestions. Again, thanks a lot to everyone.

  • David Beckles Oct 12, 2013

    Thanks, but your suggestion is not really relevant. Pen drives work fine; the problem is that USB hubs, powered or unpowered, do not work when plugged into the machine.



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Connect the pen drive to the USB . Is it working ?

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