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No high speed usb port

I tried to install a Belkin Wireless G USB network adapter to my Dell dimension 1100. download was perfect. But when I inserted the usb cable from the adapter to the computer I got an error message stating that I wasn't hooked up to a high speed usb port, I tried every usb port on the computer, and got the same error message. Does the Dimension 1100 have a high speed usb port? If not how can one be installed. Thanks for your time. Delvin King

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Hi Delvin!

The 2 usb-ports on the front and the 3 back of your Dell is high speed ones, at least the manual says so, they are all USB 2.0.
If you cant get them work properly with the 2.0 usb speed, you can buy an high speed pci add-in- card and install it on your pc.

Here you can read about the "high speed usb" :
http://www.usb.org/developers/usb20/

And here is the manual and avalible drivers for your Dell:
http://support.dell.com/support/topics/global.aspx/support/my_systems_info/manuals?~ck=ln&c=us&l=en&lnki=0&s=gen

Good luck to you M8!

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