problem with usb

  prestoni 21:38 24 Sep 2008

my pc freezes when i plug a cardreader into any of the usb slots,there seems to be a click sound from the tower just before it freezes, but usb port works ok when i plug in my camera, any ideas what could be causing the problem please.

  DieSse 02:04 25 Sep 2008

The cardreader?

  prestoni 10:11 25 Sep 2008

no sorry I forgot to mention cardreader works fine in laptop.

  The Old Mod 10:42 25 Sep 2008

Hi Prestoni, I had a simular problem with a printer once, turned out the printer was usb2 and at the time, the usb sockets on the PC were version 1. Although the printer should have been backward compatible it would only work properly with usb2. This might not be your problem, but just a thought.

  oldbeefer2 10:53 25 Sep 2008

Is that when you insert it into usb ports on the front/back or both? I have an ongoing problem with a memory stick that dumps the confuser if I use it in the fronts slots, but works OK on the back. My camera, like yours, is OK in the fronts slots.

  prestoni 11:28 25 Sep 2008

thanx It now seems sorted, got two usbs working on back and front ones are the problem.

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