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Acer Aspire 5050-5430 USB ports stopped working

Hi. My 4 month old Acer Aspire 5050-5430 had been working perfectly. However, as of several weeks ago, it does not recognize any device connected to a USB port (mouse / keyboard / printer). The ports seem powered as my USB light works on all ports. I would appreciate your support on this matter.

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Hi,
I hope i can help resolve your problem for you.
this may be a problem relating to your system device driver files.
Try This:-
go to My Computer/Control Panel/System/Hardware/Device Manager. at the bottom of the page you will see USB.
If you have any yellow symbols ( exclamation Marks ) then the driver has been corrupted, or installed incorrectly.
if you have a system restore disk. this may solve the problem for you. or recovery cd.
If you require further assistance, please ask.

Mike @ compurepair.

Posted on May 17, 2008

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