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This is a bit of a weird one. After rebuilding my computer I had some problems with the front USB. I have nearly fixed it. It connects to the motherboard with 9 pins. When a put a USB stick into the port, the light comes on the stick but the computer doesn't notice it's been plugged in. My Computer or device manager doesn't see it. However, the weird bit, as soon as I go to Add New Hardware and the scan starts a pop-up comes up telling me USB 2.0 is quicker (it's only 1.1) but when the scan finishes it says no new hardware found. The stick works fine from then, with both device manager and my computer recognizing it fine. I have tried to update the driver (USB Root Hub) but it says no newer version available. The USB worked fine before rebuilding the computer (mainly just changed the corroded motherboard). It is the same every time I use the port.

Any suggestion? :)
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This usually means one of two things:

1) Front USB is wired up wrong. Red, White, Green, Black with Black next to the missing pin, and same on the other USB line. Have you tried ports on the back?
2) USB 2 support is only available with XP Service Pack 1 and later. You do have Service Pack 1 or later I take it?
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