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New USB Port needed everytime I hook up my Sierra Compass

I am not sure if this is an issue with the usb/vista itself or the actual broadband card but here goes. For the last couple of days I have had some issues getting my card to be recognized, I always put it in the same slot and never do anything different. Recently its not been recognized by the computer as the smartview connection manager will ask for the device to be connected.

I move it to a random different usb port and then eventually when I find one that works it will install the drivers again, and begin functioning. It only does this for this item as I have tried the ports with other usb connections like mice etc.

Its weird and its driving me insane.

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