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USB ports don't recognize plug-ins

My computer has stopped recognizing any plug-ins that I try to use. All of the plug ins worked before, but now it won't recognize anything. I don't think there was any updates to Windows, but I'm not sure since it updates automatically. Usually when I boot up my machine i get the pop up at the bottom of my screen saying USB Malfunction/Device not recognized, but I don't even have anything plugged into it anymore. Also, I tried buying an express card with 2 USB ports built into it but my computer won't recognize the card either. Any help would be appreciated. I have Windows XP Home Edition, Version 2002, Service Pack 2.

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  • Josh13 Jan 17, 2008

    I updated the BIOS, but it didn't fix the problem. Can I update the chipset with this:








    Intel Mobile Chipset







    Driver







    Release Title:
    Chip
    Set: Intel Mobile Chipset, Driver, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows XP
    x64, Multi Language, Multi System, v.7.2.2.1006, A09

    Release Date:
    4/6/2006

    Criticality:
    Optional

    Description:
    The Intel(R) Chipset Software Installation Utility installs
    Windows* INF files to the target system. These files outline
    to the operating system how to configure the Intel(R) chipset
    components in order to ensure that the following features
    function properly:

    - Core PCI and ISAPNP Services
    - PCIe Support
    - IDE/ATA33/ATA66/ATA100 Storage Support
    - SATA Storage Support
    - USB Support
    - Identification of Intel(R) Chipset Components in
    the Device Manager
    My computer looks like I have something different called Mobile Intel 915GM/GMS, 910 GML Express Chipset Family. Will the driver be of use to me to update with it? Thanks.

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Latest BIOS and Chipset update would be very helpful to resolve the issue. Especially BIOS update contains very important fixes and enhanced functions. Latest release is 4/2/2007 dated. If yours older than this you can update. After BIOS update you can also update the chipset if issue persists. Here is the link for all drivers you need.

http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/driverslist.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=gen&ServiceTag=&SystemID=INSPIRON1300/B130&os=WW1&osl=en&catid=&impid=

Good Luck

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