USB Port Problem

  spex75 20:25 04 Aug 2008

Having a bit of a problem with the USB ports on my laptop. (I've had it a couple of times before on desktop I've fiddled with and didn't overcome it then!)

I have just reinstalled the operating system on the laptop (FS Amilo V2020) The OS is Windows XP Service Pack 2B. The USB ports worked fine beforehand, but after the installation - nothing :(

Here's what I've tried -

1-Checked BIOS, USB control not listed in any BIOS setting

2-Updated BIOS - still no USB control

3-Altered power management so that the computer won't power the USBs down, still no joy

4-Uninstalled the USBs and then XP reinstalled them when I next powered up.

Still nothing doing with the USBs. I'm convinced that there is a software problem somewhere, too much of a coincedence that they worked before reinstallation of XP.

Any other ideas anyone?

Many thanks in advance

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:37 04 Aug 2008

Run the motherboard CD with the chipset drivers for your USB.

XP generic drivers are obviously not doing the jb.

  spex75 20:47 04 Aug 2008

All the drivers for the laptop were installed after a scan using DriverAgent and then were taken from Fujistu Siemens website directly. Doesn't appear to be doing any different to the default XP USB drivers

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