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Usb ports are not working

The laptop will not recognize anything plugged into them and the DVD drive will not recognize any disks in it. How do I get them to work again?

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  • sgt_roan May 11, 2010

    The device manager opens up, but nothing shows up in the view window. I can't see any device listed in the manager.

  • Abdulhakim
    Abdulhakim May 11, 2010

    Just wondering , when you click on device manager and see USB controller there does indicate a symbol ( an exclamation mark)?

  • Abdulhakim
    Abdulhakim May 11, 2010

    I can assure you it is not a hardware issue since you don't any device in the device manager.

  • sgt_roan May 11, 2010

    do you know how to fix the software problem? What is the software problem?

  • sgt_roan May 11, 2010

    CHANGE TO STATUS OF PROBLEM.
    I was mistaken in saying that the DVD drive does not work. The drive works just the USB ports do not.

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USB port is corrupt...if all that you said is what is happening then the best is to
buy a keyboard to USB port convertor....
refer this image....Ebay has it for about 1$

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