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Windows 7: How to determine an enhanced USB Host Controller

16 Feb 2013   #1
KCav

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
 
 
How to determine an enhanced USB Host Controller

I clicked on Device Manager > Universal Serial Bus controllers. Five members of the Intel 82801G (ICH7 Family) were listed. One of the five was described as a USB2 Enhanced Host Controller - 27CC.

My PC has 3 USB ports. How can I determine which is the Enhanced port?
What if I plugged a USB Hub into a port other than the enhanced one, would it work better or not at all?


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17 Feb 2013   #2
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

That is not one of the ports. It is a controller. The enhanced controller is used on all the USB ports. I believe that is the USB3 controller. So you don't have 1 enhanced port, but rather 1 enhanced controller being used by all ports

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