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04-04-05, 09:37 PM
okay, this is just a little story about the dangers of static electricity.

i use my front usb all the time, god bless thumbdrives. well, since i live in idaho, the humidity is very very low here; therefore static electricy is a constant problem. i zapped my pc through my thumbdrive and now my front usb only works on the bottom usb port

just my little rant for the day. tune in tomorrow when i zap something else

04-04-05, 09:55 PM
hold tha phone. i just realized that i entered the bios with the "broken" usb port. why isnt windows letting it activate?

04-04-05, 10:22 PM
Driver problem maybe? Or maybe just part of that USB circuit got damaged and it happens to be a part that windows needs specifically?

Who knows...

04-29-05, 12:00 PM
this is an old thread.. but i thought i would throw out an update...

i took out my audigy 2 and everything is fine. it seems that it was making random usb ports stop working at random times