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Flash drive ports on teh fron wont work on pc

\015 How do i get the ports to function with my flash drives i cant get them to function in the front but any music device i connect like an ipod or an mp3 show up and recognized an flash drive dont even register on the front usb ports but the back usb's work with bothe things fine what do i do to get them to work? i am some what lost and confuse on geting the usb ports in the front to work with the flash drives its like i sead works with any thing like an ipod but other than that it wont.\015

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If your system is USB 1 rather than USB 2 then some flash drives will not work. Not all usb 2 flashdrives are backwards compatible. My kids flasdrives will only work on my usb2 ports & will not work at all on my wife's computer which has the older usb 1 ports.
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