Lost USB2! in XP

  [DELETED] 23:02 24 Aug 2003

My computer has been sick with a virus and needed a clean installation of XP.
My m/b, asus A7N8X, supports USB2 but I can't seem to figure out how to enable it.
I've downloaded service pack 1 and have the m/b CD but don't know what to do now.
Any one out there who can help?

  [DELETED] 23:08 24 Aug 2003

Go to the device manager and go down to the USB bit and remove it all, reboot and XP will refind all the hardware and install the drivers

  [DELETED] 23:09 24 Aug 2003

Go into device manager and right click on the usb2 device. Put your motherboard cd in.
Now select update/install drivers, and point to your cd drive/drivers/usb2/win2000 and when prompted, say yes to continue anyway.

  [DELETED] 23:31 24 Aug 2003

madPentium, I don't have any USB2 devices showing.
The Sack, I tried what you suggested but no change.
Any other ideas?

  [DELETED] 00:32 25 Aug 2003

I think he meant to say

Go into device manager and right click on the usb device.

(which you know is a USB2 device really)

  [DELETED] 00:58 25 Aug 2003

how did you discover or come to the situation that USB2 was not enabled?
Enabled usb by you is not normaly required unless you have ?. :) or have you added a usb 2 hardware device and it is not showing etc.?

I take that you have loaded your motherboard cd with all via 4 in 1 drivers and controllers.You may have a selction to pick from,including patches etc on the CD.


Go back to device manager go down to Universal Serial Bus controllers as that should be there, click on the + and you can check all Roots and controller devices by right click. Be very suprised if not all are listed as not ok.

Now i hope you are not going to say that they are not there,.. :)

Also go to add/remove programs and see if the USB 2 setup program is listed which would have come with the service pack.

  [DELETED] 08:38 25 Aug 2003

Hi there Jim, nice to talk with you again.
DieSse & Jim, all I have in Universal serial bus controllers is 1* standard PCI to USB Host Controller
2* Standard OpenHCD USB Host Controller
3* USB Root Hub

Before I had to re-install XP, it definitely mentioned that I had USB 2 but now there is no sign.
I downloaded the service pack from M/S and It is definitely loaded, system shows 'M/S W XP Home Edition V 20002 Service Pack 1'
I'm assuming that since it doesn't mention USB2 that it is not enabled

  [DELETED] 09:08 25 Aug 2003

Go to click here, type your motherboard number where you can see all the info including driver downloads.

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