all usb ports

  pauliney 09:14 14 Nov 08
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hi all xp2 got a problem with pc usb ports will not pick up printer, floppy, bt voyager 105 , etc.
when I open my computer I only see local disk(c)
dvd drive(d) dvd-rw drive(e) no other devices
just one thing though haven't got safely remove hardware symbol bottom screen any more and was uninstalling avg
would like help if you can thanks

  Technotiger 09:19 14 Nov 08

Try a System Restore back to before you un-installed AVG

  pauliney 09:43 14 Nov 08

thanks for response tried that restore only gave 1 choice and it was no good

  Technotiger 09:52 14 Nov 08

OK, go to Start>Control Panel>System>Hardware>Device Manager then scroll down to USB controllers and click on the + sign, then right-click and uninstall everything shown. Close the window and re-start your computer. The USB Ports should then be refreshed.

  pauliney 10:04 14 Nov 08

done that pc flashing found new hardware but tried printer but still no good just the same deadddddd

  woodchip 10:19 14 Nov 08

Do the USB show in Device Manager?

Right Click My Computer Properties\Hardware\Device Manager

If they do show try turning all Power of including remove 230 volt Wall plug Remove battery if a Laptop, then press and hold Start button on putter for about ten seconds. After that restart and try USB

  Technotiger 10:20 14 Nov 08

The found new hardware is a good sign - might be a problem with the printer - are all the other USB items working now?

  pauliney 10:34 14 Nov 08

no item working got no internet bt voyager 105 one light on so got some power printer got power light but that it ..... what I have got showing in device manager yellow mark on m-system disk on chip 2000 thanks .......

  Technotiger 10:42 14 Nov 08

Is that a Flash drive? If so unplug it then see if anything works.

  pauliney 10:50 14 Nov 08

thanks Technotiger do you think the pc had it no good if I cannot get internet the problem is I am not tech minded to long in the tooth now wish we had this years ago but I hope you might keep thinging of ideas

  Technotiger 10:58 14 Nov 08

I was assuming you know what a Flash Drive is, because M-System is a computer type Firm which has recently produced a mini Flash disk called Disk on Chip 2000.

This is an everyday Flash Drive, that fits in a USB port ... click here

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