Solartopi 15:39 02 Feb 2007

Hi Folks,

My computer is about seven years old & has USB1.1 X2 Could I put in an USB2 PCI Card & would my Motherboard accept it & would it work. Is there any particular USB2 card, any suggestions, please

Please HELP!


  Belatucadrus 15:42 02 Feb 2007

What operating system are you using ?

  Technotiger 15:42 02 Feb 2007

Hi, yes, you should be able to insert a PCI USB2 card, not a lot of difference in makes, I would get one with at least 4 USB ports. Make sure it is USB2.


  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:58 02 Feb 2007

Will not work in windows98

will work in 98SE, Me, win 200, XP.

  Technotiger 16:03 02 Feb 2007

Hi Guys, as Solartopi already has 2 usb ports, I am assuming he has Win98SE at least.

  Solartopi 16:22 02 Feb 2007

Belatucadrus,Fruit Bat /\0/\, Technotiger,

SORRY guys, I should have mentioned my OS - XP Pro.

Thanks for all the info. Yes, I will check & make sure when I purchase that I do get USB2. Are they USB1.1 & USB2, identical in appearance? I have an USB1.1 HUB but now it's not working. I have also noticed that some peripherals don't like HUBS. So I'd rather get the Card


  Technotiger 16:28 02 Feb 2007

click here

a small selection, all USB2.

  Pamy 17:04 02 Feb 2007

Make sure what you want to plug into it will work OK. I have a HDD that works on my USB1.1 but not on USB2 card

  Belatucadrus 17:33 02 Feb 2007

Regarding the appearance, yes they look absolutely identical.

  Solartopi 18:24 02 Mar 2007

Thanks All, for all the advise.


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