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When I plugged in my Wireless G Internet Reciever (for a router) into the USB Slot on my Creativity Action Center, I made the computer check if it realized it was there. It said it wasn't plugged in. I'm fairly sure the USB ports are broken, and I want to know how to fix it. If I cant fix it, where can I buy a new one in Winnipeg?

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  • Rikci Jul 09, 2008

    Thanks for trying, but I need it done in that computer. I know the device works.

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Try it in another PC, The case may be too fat and it is not plugging into the usb port far enough, try s usb extension csble or a usb port on back of PC

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