Will new hardware work?

  2CV6 11:04 02 Dec 2004
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My pc has just the normal usb socket[1.1?] If I bought a new printer/scanner/copier with high speed 2.0 cable would it work ok and achieve the top speed or will it still go at the old speed or will it work at all. Running xp pro 256 mem. Thanks 2cv6.

  Jeffers22 11:11 02 Dec 2004

At best it will work at USB 1 speed. At worst it will not work.

You could buy and fit a USB2 PCI card - just over £12 from ebuyer click here

  Jeffers22 11:12 02 Dec 2004

Sorry, just under £7 (6.60)

  Technotiger 11:30 02 Dec 2004

Hi, yes it will work, but only at the 'old' speed. As suggested a pci usb2 card would do the trick. Cheers

  2CV6 12:03 02 Dec 2004

Thanks guys, will do. 2cv6.

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