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Usb ports not picking up memory stick

Sent my computer in for work it came back with defective usb ports according to the emachines tech support

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  • Anonymous Feb 10, 2008

    When installing a USB flash stick into either the front or back ports then a new USB device is recognised but not as a flash drive. Instead of then using standard XP drives which are use with this device on other XP machines, it tries to install ned drivers, but fails to find any suitable. This is the same on all ports and also any USB flash device.

  • lladanrc28 Mar 18, 2008


    • I know that they use to work! Now they don't ! How do I reset them on my system!

  • Anonymous Apr 09, 2009

    I have the same problem and it would seem that the updated BIOS, A03, do not address the front USB ports. The old one did, it's in the manual for this unit in the BIOS section. One would think that going back to A02 would solve this?

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Is it just Memory Stick, or everything that you plug into USB?
Try following:

  1. plug in other USB device into ports
  2. if it does not detect any USB device on any port on your computer
  3. if both front and back USB do not work it may be taht USB is turned off in BIOS, or USB driver is corupted
  4. If you have front USBs and they just do not work there is wire connecting them to the motherboard since it may be loose, if connection is OK than they are dead.
  5. If just back USB do not work than they are dead>

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Follow the steps in our tutorial to resolve your issues with the detection of your usb flash drive.

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I have one card reader slot that is approximately 1 inch wide.
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I have one more card reader slot. It has CF-Microdrive above it. A wider slot than the above, and looks like a upside down stretched out T.

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I've tried to explain the various card reader slots, on your computer's front panel, without being too technical, or being offensive in nature.

If you want, I can explain as technical as you wish, or simplify my solution more.

This is the Specifications page for your eMachines ET1810,

http://support.gateway.com/emachines/desktop/2009/emachines/et/et1810/ET1810sp2.shtml

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This page gives a little more detail, as to what your card reader slots support,

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