Case Front USB Ports not Responding

By greatman05
Dec 7, 2006
  1. Hey Guys! I have a copmputer with an Antec p160W case. I was wondering, is it possible for the two front USB ports to go out? Is there a way to replace them if they do? Just to let you know, all of the cords and plugs needed are attached.
  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,714   +397

    Not possible unless the motherboard is faulty, which is highly unlikely that only the USB headers would die.

    What is more likely is the wires aren't properly seated on the USB headers, they are put on incorrectly, or the drivers in the OS are corrupted and need reinstalled.
  3. greatman05

    greatman05 TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 429

    That can't be possible, because the mobo has been working fine. My grandmother just reported this problem. It's related to System #2 in my profile. Anyway, all of the other USB ports work fine. And, I can't put the USB wires in any other direction because they're arranged in a block, and have a similar look to the way newer IDE cables prevent you from putting them in the wrong way.
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