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Windows 7: USB 2.0 controller issue.

04 Apr 2010   #1

windows 7
USB 2.0 controller issue.

I've read through loads of posts for months regarding USB 2.0 and the 'this device can perform faster' problem. All of the fixes I have found never solved the problem.

I've uninstalled and reinstalled the usb drivers.
I've updated my chipset.
I can't find anything that can fix this problem and it's really annoying me cause it takes like an hour just to transfer 1 movie to my external HDD.
Does anyone know of any other fixes that might work for me?
also i've noticed I have 8 entrys for usb ports in device manager, 2 are usb 2.0 enhanced host controller. odd thing is i only have 3 usb ports on my laptop.
Thank you in advance!

here are my system specs.

Time of this report: 4/4/2010, 15:05:26
Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600.win7_gdr.091207-1941)
System Manufacturer: Dell Inc.
System Model: Inspiron 1545
BIOS: Phoenix ROM BIOS PLUS Version 1.10 A14
Processor: Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU T4200 @ 2.00GHz (2 CPUs), ~2.0GHz
Memory: 2048MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 2008MB RAM
Page File: 1313MB used, 2703MB available
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
DxDiag Version: 6.01.7600.16385 32bit Unicode

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04 Apr 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

What are you trying to connect? Are you sure it is USB 2.0?

Yeah, Device Manager lists the controllers as well as the ports. Sometimes, it also includes "plugged in" devices or internal devices that use a USB connection like the media card reader for my laptop.
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05 Apr 2010   #3

windows 7

I'm attatching a 400gig enternal HDD, yeah it's usb 2, it came with the usb2 cable.
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05 Apr 2010   #4


Hi, have you checked the same in BIOS. Is USB 2.0 enabled there. In my BIOS, I can change the values and it works as 1.1 and 2.0. I am not sure on the values though. Fastest or something must be the value.
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06 Apr 2010   #5

windows 7

I've checked my bios and there is no option for usb.
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06 Apr 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

Hmm...this happens with all of your USB 2.0 devices with all your ports?

Check your Battery/Power settings. There might be something in there? Also right-click all the USB devices and go to their properties in Device Manager. Any information there?
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