Device would work faster if connected to USB 2.0

By eafshar
Sep 30, 2008
  1. i have inspiron 1420 laptop which comes with 4 usb 2.0. my external harddrive has been consitanly giving me 10mgb/s+ transfer speed. but suddlenly its around 800kb/s. and i get that error too. that lead me to beleive that there was something wrong with the driver but in device manager it says the device driver was installed successfully but fail when running. i dont no how to fix that.

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  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Uninstall the device line yellow asterisk in the device manager, and restart your system
  3. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 2,653   +6

    Check USB 2.0 enabled in Bios.
  4. eafshar

    eafshar TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 70

    thanks guys.. uninstalled the device and restarted .. its back to normal..
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