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How to enable USB 2.0 on my laptop?

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  • How to enable USB 2.0 on my laptop?

    I need some help. Everytime I plug in my memory card reader, a message pops up saying Hi Speed Device plugged into low speed usb port, or something along those lines. I know my laptop has USB 2.0 but its not functioning. I tried searching for drivers on Dell's site but they dont have one. The laptop is a Dell Inspiron 5100.

  • #2
    sometimes only a selct number of your USB ports may be 2.0 .. and dell would be jsut the honest company to pull the wool over on ya too..

    try different USB ports

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    • #3
      It might only have USB2.0 ports when you have it in the docking station. If it does have them at all.

      XP will post that message up anytime you put a 2.0 device into a 1.1 idea if you can shut it off or not.


      • #4
        and if your only running XP SP1 theres a 50/50 chance that the "Enhanced" controller driver might not be installed, and sometimes you have to manually do it on SP2