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Hawkeye95648
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USB ports not working--port replicator does not fix

I have a customer with an Inspiron 8600 laptop.  Both USB ports are non-functional.  I thought perhaps a port replicator would solve the problem but it doesn't work either.

Will a docking station fix the problem?  I'd like to know before wasting more time on this.

 

Terry

 

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Re: USB ports not working--port replicator does not fix

Since it sounds like the USB controller is the problem, probably not.

The less expensive solution:  install a USB 2.0 PCMCIA card.  Otherwise, replace the mainboard.

 

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