According to this helpful Microsoft Support Article , one of the issues that can affect USB efficacy in XP is a “malfunctioning, incorrectly-configured, or missing device driver. I cleared out all temp files and other junk, and cleaned the registry with both utilities, on the off-chance that there was a bad registry key. All times are GMT How should I configure my browser to get the greatest benefits from the Lounge? Maybe that would help me, since I’m out of ideas.
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HP Compaq dc7700 Desktop PC Series – Unknown PCI Serial Port in Windows Device Manager
I even got sneaky and selected the “Show hidden devices” option in Device Manager, and deleted all the “ghost” USB device drivers that were grayed out, and rebooted as unknowb, but that didn’t help. I took step four to the next level and downloaded and ran USBDeviewwhich is a handy utility to view all installed and connected USB devices on the machine, including their drivers.
So I powered down and unplugged the machine for a couple of minutes. Any other suggestions are whole-heartedly welcomed!
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I think it may be a driver issue, because when I checked the “Unknown Device” entry in Device Manager, the status box reported that the driver for the device was not installed. Now I have no idea how that might have happened; I’ve checked with everyone who used the machine before I did if the ports ever worked, and they reported that they didn’t know anything about it and that as far as rc7700 knew, the USB ports for thumb drives never worked on the computer.
What’s the unonown way to become a member and start posting? And also make sure that someone hasn’t previously decided to ban via a software program installed on the PC all use of USB ext. I cleared out all temp files and other junk, and cleaned unknoown registry with both utilities, on the off-chance that there was a bad registry key. They work fine with a USB mouse and printer, but they will not respond to any thumb drive, regardless of port.
How can I be notified when my favorite forums contain new threads? I did download and install the latest update for the system BIOS and the chipset driver, as I felt those were two of the most important driver nuknown the site offered, but no luck. How do I configure the display of members’ images and signatures?
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I’ve read in a couple of websites on the subject that sometimes unplugging and walking away from the computer for a few minutes can help, as it resets the motherboard controller and refreshes the USB controllers. Runs best on HiVelocity Hosting.
I always get the “a USB device not recognized” error, even though I know the thumb drive is fine. I got the free version of DriverMax, and had it scan the system.
Sometimes, clients will bring in information on a USB thumb drive, which I found unkown one can access. All times are GMT According to this helpful Microsoft Support Articleone of the issues that can affect USB efficacy in XP is a “malfunctioning, incorrectly-configured, or missing device driver. Results 1 to 2 of 2. Username Changing provided by Username Change v1.
How should I configure my browser to get the greatest benefits from the Lounge? It was an exercise in futility. It found updates for all the USB hubs, but even after downloading and installing the drivers and then rebooting, unkhown didn’t change anything.
Look for a chipset update for that computer. It didn’t work for me. I xc7700 and ran a couple of Microsoft Fix-its: Maybe that would help me, since I’m out of ideas. By continuing to use our website, you agree to the use of such cookies. I selected all the USB devices that did not have drivers installed or were not working d7c700, including the “Unknown Device” entry, and deleted those, and restarted Windows.
Last edited by Diogones; at I’m really out of ideas here; usually one of the above methods will fix the problem, but in this case the USB ports remain as stubborn as ever.
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