Question about IBM ThinkPad R52 Notebook

1 Answer

Help with USB

Hi i just reinstalled windows xp. Are there any drivers i have to install for the usb ports because when i plug a device in it doesn't recognize the device. If so does anyone know the website? Thanks alot

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Mentor:

    An expert who has written 3 tips or uploaded 2 video tips.

  • Expert
  • 262 Answers

This seems to be a common prombelm with xp try unhooking the usb item and turnig of computer and rebooting it, then connnect usb item and go to add and remove hardware when it ask it you have connected it yet connect it and item and it should reconize it if it doesn't get back with me and maybe we can think of something else to help you .lala linda

Posted on Jun 03, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Dell Latitude C840 issue. Have 4 input USB 2.0 PCI card adapter that is connected to side USB 2.0 serial port, but external HD and devices are still running at 1.1 speed (as if I plugged into the back USB...


Hi, I haven't got a Dell but try this site for the USB driver that is missing. With XP there is no support for USB2, an updated driver is required. Did you download the drivers from Dell? If not, that could be why as they may be old drivers.

Oct 29, 2013 | Dell Latitude C840 Notebook

2 Answers

Usb ports do not work. It doesn't even recognize it.


Have you tried more than 1 USB device?

May 18, 2011 | PC Laptops

1 Answer

My USB Ports of Sony Vaio VGN FW235 stopped working


first remove all the USB Devices connected to the Computer, go to Device Manager, uninstall all the USB Drivers and restart the Computer. after the restart, the Operating System should reinstall the USB Drivers automatically as the USB Drivers are Operating System generic.
If this does not work, go to Device Manager, right click on the USB Device having Yellow Exclamatory mark and click on Update Device/Driver and select search for the best driver in these location and in the location type C:\Windows\inf and click next.
This should resolve the issue.
If this does not work, you can try performing the System restore where the USB ports are working normally.

May 26, 2010 | Sony VAIO VGN-FW235J Notebook

1 Answer

I reinstalled my OS win XP . now no usb


Open Run and launch regedit
Browse to the following location
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\USBSTOR
In the right pane, look for an entry named Start. If you find one delete it. Your USB devices should start working immediately.
If not please report back.

Nov 11, 2009 | Acer TravelMate 240 Notebook

1 Answer

My usb ports for HP Compaq nx6310 laptop do not work


Probably you have not installed the correct driver for the USB port. Check whether you have any yellow "?" marks in the "device manager" window. To check that simply right click the "my computer" and select "properties", open the "hardware" tab and click the "device manager" button.

Apr 13, 2009 | HP Compaq nx6310 Notebook

1 Answer

T40p usb 2.0 ports acting like usb 1.0


There is no hardware or software fix for this. Here is a thread on what might be your problem. http://forum.thinkpads.com/viewtopic.php?t=67571

Sep 14, 2008 | IBM ThinkPad T40 2373 Notebook

1 Answer

USB


First of all, I recommend you to Uninstall the USB Devices from the Device Manager and reinstall the Chipset Drivers as per the instructions below :
Click on Start and then on Run.
Type devmgmt.msc in the Run Command box and click on OK.
This will open the Device Manager window.
In this, click on the + mark next to Universal Serial Bus Controllers which will display additional USB Entries.
Right click on each of the entry and select Uninstall.
Click on OK if you get any confirmation window. Repeate the same process untill there are no entries left under Universal Serial Bus Controllers in the Device Manager window.
We are done with uninstalling the USB Drivers from the Notebook.

Now, restart the Notebook and close any window which says 'Found new hardware'

Now, download and install the Chipset Driver in your Notebook from the link below :
http://downloadmirror.intel.com/8178/a08/infinst_autol.exe

Save the file in the Notebook and double click to install the Chipset Drivers.
However, if the issue with the USB Ports persists, I recommend you to check again with different devices to confirm if the issue is with the USB Ports of the Notebook itself.
If the Notebook doesnot recognize any of the USB Devices after installing the Chipset Drivers, you may need to get the USB Ports of the Notebook replaced or go with a PCMCIA USB Card.
Hope this helps....

Jul 09, 2008 | HP Pavilion dv4000 Notebook

3 Answers

Acer travelMate 230/280 USB ports


for pci modem you have to install the drivers from the motherboard cd,
for usb you can install winxp service pack 2 if you are using windows xp professional

Jun 10, 2008 | Acer TravelMate 2303LCi Notebook

Not finding what you are looking for?
IBM ThinkPad R52 Notebook Logo

Related Topics:

91 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top IBM PC Laptops Experts

John mullen

Level 2 Expert

245 Answers

Vicegrip
Vicegrip

Level 1 Expert

29 Answers

gbob59

Level 3 Expert

2963 Answers

Are you an IBM PC Laptop Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...