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Motherboard USB sockets not working...

Discussion in 'Motherboards & Memory' started by Black Panther, Feb 8, 2009.

  1. Black Panther

    Black Panther Senior Moderatorâ„¢ Staff Member

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    We had this old computer at work which we changed for a more modern one. So it's in my house and I was using it to test AGP cards... I had forgotten that I had some excel and word files which I needed to take to work with me.

    Anyway, at one moment in time I powered it up and it wouldn't boot by any means so I resetted the cmos.

    Now, I remembered about those work files, and tried to put them on USB. Thing is that when I put the USB it's like I plugged it into a dead socket (both the 2 front ones and the 2 back ones!) not even the USB light comes up, and no drive gets recognised. In device manager I get no yellow '!' but I see no USB things either...

    The pendrive is fine, it works on all other pc's.

    I'm thinking I need to do something through the bios, which had gotten re-setted to default when I reset cmos. But I don't know where to start... :eek:
     
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    What OS is on the old computer from work BP?
     
  3. Black Panther

    Black Panther Senior Moderatorâ„¢ Staff Member

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    XP 32bit... the Home version I believe.

    Before I reset the cmos I never had problems with usb pendrives, I used them for daily backup at work...
     
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    clear it again, but is weird
     
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    Out of curiosity, were there networked drives at work? Perhaps a Drive F: already exists?
     

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