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Hi. i'm about ready to pull my hair out trying to get my idvd8p io magic external usb 2.0 dvd -rw to actually use usb 2.0. It always connects to a root hub that is OpenHCD, not Enhanced, so it runs way, way too slow. is there a firmware update that rectifies the way Windows sees the device's usb value? or is there any workaround known to get this to work? i'm running Windows 7 x64 on a dell studio xps 1340.

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  • kingbarnes Aug 12, 2010

    Wow! Least favorite thing in the world is a reply that not only doesn't solve the issue but is just ignorant to the point of hubris. There is no "fron" USB, and I"m assuming you mean "front"...there isn't a front port on the Studio XPS 1340 genius..oh, sorry, "master". One left-side USB port (eSata/USB 2.0) and right-side (USB 2.0). I can now rig the drive to use USB 2.0 enhanced controller by a dell driver update, but its hit-and-miss. I can get it to work for a time, but it always reverts back to 1.1 at seemingly random times..quite frustrating. Please don't help if you can't help, it does more harm than good i'm afraid. Thanks.

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Plug this into a fron USB.

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