This device can perform faster

By Goggleplex
Nov 20, 2010
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  1. My Dell Dimension 5100c is supposed to have USB 2.0... but it's complaining. The message says:

    This USB device can perform faster if you connect it to a hi-speed USB 2.0 port. For a list of available ports, click here.

    What device is it talking about??? All my ports are supposed to be USB 2.0! Is the message in error?

    When I click, I get a diagram that I don't understand.

    Are my USB devices running at the 2.0 hi-speed or am I getting only 1.1 speed?

    I've seen some explanations regarding this but I didn't understand them either! :(

    Thanx in advance for any help! :)
  2. LookinAround

    LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491   +184

    First look in Device Manager under USB category.Do you see at least one controller listed as either a USB2 or as an "Enhanced Controller"? Those are the USB 2.0 controllers and you should have at least one listed. If not, it's a controller problem. See [post=751005]How to Reinstall Your USB Controllers and Motherboard Chipset Drivers[/post]

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