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Windows 7: Non operative USB ports on Dell Studio 540

09 Dec 2010   #1
Sinchi

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Non operative USB ports on Dell Studio 540

Most of the USB ports are non operative on upgrading from Vista to Windows 7. I have the Dell Driver and Utilities Disk. The mouse works but printer and flash drive do not work on other ports.


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09 Dec 2010   #2
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

Hi Sinchi, Welcome to the forums, Update your chipset driver Drivers and Downloads this one is the only one Icould find It's for Vista ,Install in compatibility mode Compatibility Mode Alternatively you could enter your service tag on Dells' website to see what downloads Dell recommends
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09 Dec 2010   #3
pricetech

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

I'd check Dell's website for drivers.

Have you tried swapping ports to isolate and confirm it is the ports themselves ??
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09 Dec 2010   #4
Sinchi

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Non operative USB Ports

I don't know what the cause was. Some one on a Google search suggested, go to Device Manager and turn off all the non operative USB ports and then reboot(Mouse and Keyboard USB ports were left on.) I rebooted, then activated each port with a miniature Flash Memory Drive and all the USB ports were OK.

I still could not get Win7 to recognize my USB Printer.
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09 Dec 2010   #5
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

Printer you will or we will need to know make of printer and exact model number to help find a driver.

Mike
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09 Dec 2010   #6
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Mike,
OP may need to download driver from manufacture's site/reboot/then plug in usb for printer.
I think this is what I did going from Vista HP to 7 HP with both of my printer's. IMHO
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10 Dec 2010   #7
pricetech

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by The Howling Wolves View Post
Mike,
OP may need to download driver from manufacture's site/reboot/then plug in usb for printer.
I think this is what I did going from Vista HP to 7 HP with both of my printer's. IMHO
Probably. I see that quite a bit with "non business" printers.

Manufacturer's website is the best place to find the driver.
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