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Windows 7: usb ports completely stoped working

20 Feb 2009   #1

windows 7 beta
usb ports completely stoped working

Hello everyone im in need of a lil help. Not to long ago i had downloaded and installed windows 7 beta to my hp elite desktop and it seemed to work very good it was slightly faster than vista which was on it before but im also a gamer and have about 4 games on it and usually play with my 360 controller thruogh the usb port. Well while it was installing the driver for the controller it all the sudden stoped and said usb device unpluged so i jus said whatever and jus treid to use the keyboard and mouse but noticed my keyboard wasnt working so now i was thinkin great what now.
I tried all the usual things to get it to work even unistalling all the usb ports then restartin to let them reinstall to actually payin $40 for a pci usb card witch none of these things worked not even the new card witch was very agrivating cos it seemed to work for a few other people on some different forums. So my next step was to contact microsoft and let them know what my situation was and well they said they werent responsible for it and duh like i didnt know im the one that chose to install it this person acted like i was blaming them when all i asked was if there was a way to resolve my problem like maybe an update or somethin and thats the only thing i got from that dumb fckr witch was retarded so i sent another email sayin the same thing and a different person told me to look at the forums and said there most likely is a solution around but without finding one i decided to post this and i am new to this so forgive me if this is the wrong area for this post im also new to computers all i want is my pc to work good again i had to buy this dell labtop jus to find a solution because my internet is thruogh a usb modem.

And i forgot to add not one usb port works all of them in the device manager have the exclimation sighn.

Thanks for yalls time
sorry so long

My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Feb 2009   #2

Windows 7 Build 7048 x64

Hi HaerdendFate and welcome to the forum!

Please download and install the latest Windows 7 driver from Microsoft for your XBox 360 controller here

That should sort out your issue. Please do let us know how it turns out
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Feb 2009   #3
Win 7 x64

Win 7 x64 - 7048

Have you checked to see if it has switched itself off in the bios. Mine did that when I installed vista some time ago and for the life of me could not work it out until I checked the periferrals in the bios. X box 360 controller will work without the updated driver, well mine did at least. I'd take a punt and say its in your bios that it needs to be enabled again. Keep us posted. Good luck.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

20 Feb 2009   #4

windows 7 beta

Thank you for replying and for the possible solutions. I will keep yall up to date if it is resolved or not.

Thanks again
My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 May 2009   #5

Windows 7

I'd suggest installing the latest build.
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