lost usb host

  martin23 18:45 15 May 2006
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Hi I have recently had problems with my laptop (tiny) win xp.In device manager there is nothing mentioning my usb host or my 4 usb ports and when i go into bios to check they are enabled there is no sign of the usb.Tried a complete reinstall but still no luck,any ideas.

  megapack 18:51 15 May 2006

It could be a fault with the laptop? Do any usb devices work when connected to the laptop?

I had a case recently where there was a surge on the power supply and it fried both the usb devices connected to the laptop, but the laptop was OK.

  martin23 19:00 15 May 2006

no none of my usb dvices work when connected

  megapack 19:04 15 May 2006

Sounds like a possible fault with the laptop. How old is it?

  martin23 20:42 15 May 2006

about 3 years

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