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I recently purchased a reconditioned computer. none of the USB ports are working. is there a way to enable them?

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Sometimes USB can be enabled in BIOS set-up.
Most often it is the chipset that needs updating.

If USB support is enabled in BIOS, Then download eversesthome
run the program click on the <+> by motherboard, Click on chipset
click on NORTHBRIDGE, google chipset id for updates.

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