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No USB The USB ports and the flash drive readers have stopped working, The usb settings no longer come up in bios settings. This is after updating to the latest bios but long after (APPROX 2 MONTHS) Have power at the ports but no communication,

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Re: No USB

Ok again, don't listen to these people.

I'm sorry but sounds like your flash reader died. You'll have to open the case and unplug the reader, once you did that, connect your UBS cables directly to the motherboard (instead of the reader).

Finally, about the BIOS settings, while you have the case open, theres a small metal **** in one of the corners on the motherboard (it's a three metal pins with the connector connecting to two of them. Next to it is printed something like (bios and other stuff I can't remember). Slide the metal connector off, then on the other two metal pins, then restart your computer. Your BIOS settings should appear with the USB options enabled to be modified, Save changes, and exit, a message will come up, turn off your computer, put back the metal connector over the the previous two pins, and turn on your computer.

Posted on May 13, 2008

Re: No USB

Im going to try this since im having the same problem!

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Re: No USB

U need to check weather teh USB drivers installed properly check this
right click on my computer-->properties-->hard ware-->device manager->and click on usb drivers-->and check weather the driver installed or upgrade the driver and reboot the pc and check rate me solved ifs its helps

Posted on Nov 24, 2007

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