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USB key not recognized

I have a USB key that used to work in my main machine, and now when I plug it in, the computer doesn't seem to recognize it. But, if I plug it into another machine it works fine. Why?? Is there anything I can do to correct this??

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Check if you have the motherboard cd. If you have check for usb drivers and install them.

Then try doing the steps below if you dont have the driver cd or if does not work

navigate to

start>control panel>system>hardware>device manager

Run the computer in Safe Mode.
You go into device manager
You select a USB controller, right click, select delete.
You do this for each controller.
Shut down the computer.
Start up computer.
The drivers will load or reinstall themselves automatically. You will see the progress of the reinstallation on the task bar.

Posted on Jul 22, 2009

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