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\015 Hi again, I just posted a problem with a very old ACER Aspire desktop and would like to add a couple of questions, I need to know why the USB ports are not working?, I was told it may be due to an old operating system. I need these to work because I have ordered an Ethernet adapter to hook it up to my High speed internet service and the adapter plugs into the USB ports on the back, this computer has two USB's but neither seem to be working, this computer is currently running Windows 98, would an upgrade to Windows 2000 alow these USB ports to function?\015

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Re: I need to know why the USB ports are not working?

Hi.

That happens because Windows 98, depending on the motherboard, may need USB drivers.
Usually upgrading to 2000 or XP will fix the problem.

Note:USB may also be not working because the USB is faulty, in this case the upgrade will not fix the problem. In that case if you have PCMCIA you can use a PCMCIA adapter.

Regards.

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