USB Host to Host Bridge - What on EARTH is is?!

  GibsonSt19 21:24 08 May 03

Whenever I start my PC, running XP, just as the desktop is loading, I get a message which tell me that new hardware has been found (I've not upgraded in any way) and that it needs the drivers for a USB Host to Host Bridge.

I do have seeveral USB peripherals, however all of them are working and I have no clue as to what this is, or where I could find the drivers for it.

I've look through many drivers sites like click here, however to no avail.

Any ideas clever blokes and blokesses?


  eccomputers 21:29 08 May 03

you definitely have a driver missing but why that has happened is anyones guess. I have made a change to my bios settings before and been asked to resupply many driver files.
You dont say which XP you are running, but if you havnt already done so, I suggest installing the service pack because this has a lot of new drivers.

  BrianW 22:18 08 May 03

This will be in the set of drivers on the CD that that comes with your motherboard. If you have a Via chipset based motherboard and can't find your original drivers I suggest:

1 - check on the motherboard makers home page to see if they provide a driver download, if not
2 - go to the Via homepage and download the latest driver set. It will only install the drivers that you need (clever people at Via!) and should solve your problem

  Despicable Desperado 22:24 08 May 03

Does your mobo have USB2.0 as well as 1.1. Feel this is what windows is looking for. Should be on your motherboard cd.

  GibsonSt19 23:08 09 May 03

I can't find my motherboard CD anywhere, and I can't find any suitable drivers on the Microstar website either. I do have USB 2, and I've tried installing the lates VIA drivers, however this does not solve the problem.

I guess I'll need to do some investigative work, but I reckon I should be able to solve it after your suggestions.

Thanks lots people.

  jazzypop 01:01 10 May 03

Does this help? click here

Or try click here

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