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Windows does not recognize my Belkin F1U201 2-port USB switch for either computer. Says it has malfunctioned.

Downloaded the most recent driver from Belkin to both Windows XP computers and I get the same message: USB device has malfunctioned and Windows does not recognize it. This device has worked in the past without issue on Wondows 2000 Pro computers. Belkin offers the driver for XP.

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Hello,

The problem is from the belkin usb port software, the belkin usb port software you installed on your system is corrupt and will need to be reinstalled, the previous downloaded or copy of the CD you installed the software from is corrupt, uninstall the belkin usb port software and get another copy of the software to reinstall on your system, with this, the problem will be fix and doing that will solve the problem.

Take care.

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I just had the same problem and was able to figure our a permanent fix.Judging by the date of you post, I'm guessing you've already remedied this problem one way or another. But just in case you haven't or someone else is having the same problem, I'll go ahead and post what to do. First, make sure you leave the USB hub plugged in right now so that Device Manager lists what it thinks is the Bluetooth device. Go into Control Manager > Hardware & Sound > Device Manager. Right click on Bluetooth device that is showing up in error. From the dropdown box, select Properties. Click the Driver Tab. Click Uninstall. Check "Delete the driver software for this device." Click OK. Unplug your USB hub for a few seconds, then plug it back in. Windows should now recognize it as a "Generic USB hub." You should be good to go. Just remember not to install that update again or try to update the driver for the Generic USB hub. If you do, you'll end up with the same problem. I hope this helps someone out there.

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