fazza8 13:35 02 May 05

I have bought an Iomega 250Gb desk hard drive. I have a Medion computer the manual of which says it has USB2 ports but wherever I plug it I get a message saying that it would go faster with a USB2 port. How can I work out if I really do have USB2 ports?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 13:46 02 May 05

start - settings - control panel - system - hardware - device manager.

Scroll down to the USB click the + check if there is a driver that is labeled "Enhanced".

This is the USB2 driver

  woodchip 14:05 02 May 05

Look in other Partiton Backup folder, it should be called,under Drivers Folder USB2 or USB2 patch, You need look at the dates and load the latest date. run the setup icon that you find by double click on it

  woodchip 18:18 02 May 05


  fazza8 18:49 02 May 05

Sorry. Just got back from the cinema. (Don't see Sahara it's tosh)

Found a file called D:\Driver\Patches\USB Resume\Active PME USB Under XP.reg. I've run that and it says it has written to the registry.

Do I have to restart?

  woodchip 18:52 02 May 05

Yes and then try it

  fazza8 18:59 02 May 05

Still getting low speed message. I've tried all 5 USB ports (3 front, 2 back).

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:01 02 May 05
  woodchip 19:04 02 May 05

Well I have a Medion Desktop and Laptop and no problems with USB2 I use a Eternal USB2 drive. Check Drive D:\ again to see if you can find anything in Medion Folders

  fazza8 19:09 02 May 05

OK I'll try.

  fazza8 19:14 02 May 05

There is mention of a SiS PCI to USB Enhanced Host Controller, Fruit Bat. Says it's working properly.

Come to think of it I have a USB2 256 stick and that doesn't give an error message

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