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Windows XP Windows Vista Windows 7 Mac OS X Linux (Ubuntu) etc. Thanks Don't remove anything. makes no sense…if what your saying is true. windows-7 usb-2 share|improve this question asked Mar 6 '12 at 18:41 noob 3143722 1 Details on your system will help a great deal. Source

All fields are required. that's a big mystery to me too! If you are affiliated with Indiana University and need help with a computing problem, please use the I need help with a computing problem section above, or contact your campus Support If you have a High-Speed bus, that means USB 2.0.

more hot questions question feed about us tour help blog chat data legal privacy policy work here advertising info mobile contact us feedback Technology Life / Arts Culture / Recreation Science You say if one port is 2.0 then all ports on the pc are 2.0. Typically a machine will have only one type of port and this tells you which kind they all are. thanks for any responses Oct 17, 2009 #6 LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491 +183 Let;s start here...

Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot Forums are dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. Can multiple computers access a Drobo, Drobo S, or DroboPro by using a USB hub? « Go Back to Search Results Share Delicious Digg Facebook Reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Print Email this I am happy to know that you have still been responding to questions about USB ports and devices. it'll be trial and error.

Rich My System Specs Computer type Laptop System Manufacturer/Model Number Toshiba Laptop Qosimo X870 OS Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1 CPU Intel Core I7 Motherboard Toshiba Qosmio Memory 16 Gigs Graphics How do you say you accept something wrong being done? So, again, maybe this may help. http://superuser.com/questions/397630/how-to-find-which-usb-port-is-2-0-or-1-1 If you currently have a problem receiving email at your IU account, enter an alternate email address.

Is there any tool which can identify the ports' version on which they works? If you currently have a problem receiving email at your IU account, enter an alternate email address. It said, "USB 2.0 was released in April 2000, adding a higher maximum signaling rate of 480 Mbit/s called High Speed, in addition to the USB 1.x Full Speed signaling rate Why are the USB 3.0 hubs more expensive?

USB (Universal Serial Bus) 2.0 is a significantly faster version of USB 1.1. http://support.drobo.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/3/~/how-do-i-know-if-my-pc%E2%80%99s-usb-ports-are-level-1.1-(slower)-or-2.0-(faster)%3F Many computer manufacturers do not clearly mark USB port versions. Recommendations Reviews & Affiliate Disclosure Skip to Main Content Search Help Tips Dictionary History Forums Contact You are here: Help > Hardware Help > USB Help How do I determine what Now that we have USB 3.0 out there, perhaps you should update the article to include that information.

but not so much greater that it's not worth trying (if you're so inclined). this contact form I need help with a computing problem Fill out this form to submit your issue to the UITS Support Center. If your USB port name contains "Universal Host", your port is version 1.1. Why does my Windows-based PC not start when a Drobo storage device is attached to its USB port?

Here is a link: http://www.cnet.com/products/acer-aspire-3680-2633-celeron-m-1-6ghz-512mb-ram-80gb-hdd-vista-home-basic/specs/ Reply TommY May 27, 2015 at 2:53 am You can use AIDA64 to tell which USB port is which using trial/error method by simply plugging any Make that 3 My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Custom Build OS Windows 7 Ultimate x64 CPU FX 8350 @ 4.8ghz, turbo clocked to 5.4ghz Motherboard Asus Sabertooth Reply Leo May 27, 2015 at 10:14 am Sounds like an older (and somewhat unusual) computer. http://emec16.com/how-to/identifying-usb-2-0-ports.php VERY IMPORTANT: comments that do not add to the discussion - typically spammy, off-topic, or content-free comments - will be removed.

Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the Can I plug in my Drobo storage device to the USB port on the front of my computer? However when a USB 2.0 device is connected to a PC with an enhanced USB2 controller, this does not necessarily mean it's running at full capacity..

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a USB mouse). > However some USB devices can provide more then one USB function (e.g. You will see a list of the USB ports installed on your computer. Oct 19, 2009 #12 LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491 +183 but I don't understand how if i plug and unplug and replug on the bottom-front usb port, USBview switches Login now.

It would have to be old if USB 1.x is present. It would seem like there is some action xnView is taking to trigger this. If your USB port name contains "Universal Host", your port is version 1.1. http://emec16.com/how-to/how-to-switch-between-default-ports.php It would not matter since neither...

I checked Device manager and it says Enhanced USB 2.0. Reply Aundre Hamilton February 1, 2015 at 5:31 pm Hey Leo, How do I donate? Now, Below those 3 controllers/roothubs (and total of 6 ports grouped in 2's) There is another Controller labeled: "Intel(R) 82801DB/DBM USB 2.0 ENHANCED HOST CONTROLLER" This controller has a roothub and How do you tell?

What exactly does the poster of Schindler's list depict? Any comments that clearly indicate you've not read the article will be removed. Full name Email address Please provide your IU email address. Browse other questions tagged windows-7 usb-2 or ask your own question.

more hot questions question feed about us tour help blog chat data legal privacy policy work here advertising info mobile contact us feedback Technology Life / Arts Culture / Recreation Science Question: I have two "standard enhanced controllers" and three standard open controllers". If they're all "Universal Host Controller" assume 1.1. I have seen this occur (in XP) when the system is wrong about the port.

smh Oct 17, 2009 #5 mikeyd TS Rookie Topic Starter I shut down and turned it back on twice, still the same deal. I'm afraid I don't know.

09-Oct-2011 Reply Mark November 15, 2011 at 1:12 pm I don't have standard enhanced pci usb host controller. I tried switching between all 3... Recently my laptop is giving a message that I should plug the external HD to a faster USB port.

Some devices can be quite speed intensive, and hence manufacturers are starting to require the faster connection. Oct 17, 2009 #7 mikeyd TS Rookie Topic Starter Thanks! Reply Mark Jacobs January 8, 2015 at 7:19 am I'm not sure if it is the solution to your problem, but I've found that some USB devices don't work with a Relationship to Indiana University --Select One-- Student Faculty member Staff member Affiliate Alumnus/Alumna Applicant Emeritus faculty member Parent Retired staff member Other Please enter your question or describe your problem Captcha

How can I tell if I have USB 2.0? Does that mean maybe that the printer is not compatible with a Windows 10 computer? Full name Email address Please provide your IU email address.