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Can't upgrade the USB ports to Version 2.0

I have an IBM Netvista model 6790NNU and i have been trying to use a communication gadget that requires USB ports version 2.0 and above. How can i upgrade the ports? I have tried Win Xp Service Pack 1 to no avail. I lost the motherboard CD. Please help.

gilbert.
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  • cogilbert Nov 30, 2007

    The first usb pci card additional i installed, was self detected by computer, and self installed, but to check it was still not 2.0.
    what i willd do is to get a different manufactures and install from cd, maybe that will solve my problem.
    Thanks for the suggestion.

    gilbert

  • cogilbert Dec 13, 2007

    By getting a seccond usb board, the comp still installs without the 2.0 version. without needing your new install cd. even upgrade doesnt correct it.
    solution;
    uninstall usb "root hub" drivers, and with the new usb ports and cd install a fresh, and that gives you the enhanced usb controller and the 2.0 version ports

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Hey i have p4 netvista ibm my got error at startup "0167 no processor bios update found"
plz help me to solve this problem......

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Hi cogilbert,
I had a similar problem with my PC which had older version 1 USB. I purchased a USB 2 PCI card with USB Hub, installed and problem solved. It really not a very expensive proposition. The card comes with the necessary software and drivers. It works great.
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