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    Default Re: Front USB ports won't power an external USB HD?

    yes but these are the latest ones,i have these installed so they are safe to use

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    Default Re: Front USB ports won't power an external USB HD?

    Hey wazza, I found those on my own and ran the file on both machine. All USB legacy settings are enabled, I've updated the drivers. I'm starting to think it may be this Passport drive. I've reformatted it, but it still won't recognize it. Keeps trying and failing to install the drivers. I don't know what's up, but thanks for the help.

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    Default Re: Front USB ports won't power an external USB HD?

    do the rear usb sockets power/work with it? as the front ones might only be usb 1
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    Default Re: Front USB ports won't power an external USB HD?

    Yep, all the rear ones work great, but all the on-board headers are spec'd as USB 2.0 and 1.1, according to Gigabyte.
    Last edited by Vic Trola; 06-20-2010 at 07:59 AM.

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    Default Re: Front USB ports won't power an external USB HD?

    Yes, please test the rear ports, and also test this drive on another PC if you can to be sure it is not faulty.


    If it does work in another machine it just may not be compatible with this board is all, not all external devices always will be

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