Connect front usb to Mobo

  Grady 18:07 03 Mar 2003

Is there any way to connect my two front usb ports to my MSI 6116 mobo that doesn't have seperate connectors. Maybe through a PCI card?
Any help appreciated.

  Grady 18:37 03 Mar 2003

I bought a new case with front usb ports but my motherboard doesn't have sperate connectors.

  Grady 18:40 03 Mar 2003

I also have a 4 port usb 2.0 pci card with one internal port. Is there anyway of using this to connect to the front ones? Your help is appreciated.

  Rayuk 18:42 03 Mar 2003

What is the make and model of your hub.
If the internal port looks similar to your front usb connnecter you may be able to use it.[IMPORTANT that you check wiring diagrams for both to check they are the same otherise you may cause some damage]

  Grady 18:54 03 Mar 2003

It is a normal USB socket inside the computer on the card. The front ports have 8 wires coming out of them. I'm not sure of the make of the card. It came free with an iomega external cd/rw.

  Rayuk 19:04 03 Mar 2003

Unless you can get a cable to match card and front panel connecter looks like a no go.Not sure if they make them

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