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Windows 7: very slow reading of usb port at boot up

18 Apr 2014   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
very slow reading of usb port at boot up

Hello everyone,

Can u please give me some info or advice on how can i fix my problem in my device. My usb port takes 3 to 5 minutes before reading any flash drive from the time that i started my laptop. It happens only from first time i plug the usb, but it works well at the succeeding connection.

I hope u can help me. Thanks in advance.

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18 Apr 2014   #2
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Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

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