Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Dell Desktop USB not working (need driver)

19 Jul 2014   #1
windows7fan

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Dell Desktop USB not working (need driver)

I'm getting this yellow exclamation after a clean Win 7 install using the bios mod/OEM activation method. I think the yellow exclamation is for the front side and back side USB ports because all of them are not working. Nothing happens when I plug in a USB thumb drive. Alternatively, it can be for the Apple HD Cinema Display 23' USB ports at the back of the monitor but they are working properly.

My system specs are as follows:

Dell Precision 390 with SLIC 2.1 bios mod
Win 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
Intel Q6600 quad core cpu
Intel 975x chipset (with Intel 9.4.0.1017 chipset driver installed)

I searched the Dell support page but it's useless because my setup was made for XP. Any suggestion? Thanks!




Attached Thumbnails
Dell Desktop USB not working (need driver)-1.jpg   Dell Desktop USB not working (need driver)-2.jpg   Dell Desktop USB not working (need driver)-3.jpg  
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
19 Jul 2014   #2
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

What do you mean by OEM activation method? Perform a Windows update to determine if there are any USB2.0 driver updates available.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 Jul 2014   #3
Slartybart

x64 (6.3.9600) Win8.1 Pro & soon dual boot x64 (6.1.7601) Win7_SP1 HomePrem
 
 

What is the bios mod/OEM activation method?

See if this helps: Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7
The tutorial goes over the steps required to perform the best Windows 7 installation.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

20 Jul 2014   #4
ComputerGeek

Desk 1: Win 7 Pro x32; Desk 2: Windows 10 x64
 
 

The Hardware IDs indicate it's an Apple Cinema display device.

But I'm confused. Are there USB ports on the Apple device not working??? or the computer?? Your thumb drive didn't work on which device??

Did you use the WinACD drivers on XP? Is your Cinema device working otherwise?? Someone else had similar problem with Win 7 x64 but I think their's is OK even tho that exclamation point appears.

Apple Cinema Display on Windows 7 64bit Ultimate
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Dell Desktop USB not working (need driver)




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Sound on Laptop and Desktop Randomly Stops Working and Working
So recently the sound on my desktop and my laptop has stopped working. For seemingly no reason. I really don't understand it. I first noticed it with my desktop. The sound just randomly stopped working. But not...entirely. It's really strange and complicated what's been happening, so bare with...
Sound & Audio
wireless NW driver not working after installing Win7 on dell insp 1545
Hi folks, I am using a Dell Inspiron 1545 which came with win Vista originally. i upgraded this to windows 7 (64 bit). after upgrading, i am not able to use WiFi. (LAN is working fine and BT is also working fine after reinstalling BT driver). I don't see any entry for wireless network hardware...
Drivers
Dell Vostro 230 Ethernet Port Not Working, Showing No Driver Installed
I recently installed a new 1TB Hard Drive into my Dell Vostro 230. I re-installed Windows 7 64 bit and everything went well besides I can't get the Ethernet port to work. When I run diagnostics on it it comes back to "Install Driver for your network adapter". It doesn't appear the driver for...
Drivers
anyone have working audio driver for a dell d600
so i had mine working, did a reinstall of windows 7 and lost the driver now cant find it, anyone know what we used to get the sound working on the dell d600s?
Sound & Audio
Win7/Dell D820 not working on Dell PR01x dock and KVM
Putting together my "new" home network. I have 3 laptops (Dell Latitude D820 - Win 7 Pro, Dell Latitude D620 - Win XP Pro and Lenovo T400 - Win XP Pro). I have a Lenovo port replicator/dock and a Dell PR01x port rep/dock. I have just bought a new Rosewill RKV-2U USB KVM. With the 2 XP laptops, all...
Hardware & Devices
windows 7 driver needed for dell precision 530 desktop
dell precision m530 workstation network driver needed for windows 7, can t seem to find one and also sound driver thank you in advance godfathertre.
Drivers


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:14.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App