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USB ports only work intermittently. Is this a Windows Vista problem...or a hardware problem? Is there a fix?

USB ports only work intermittently. Is this a Windows Vista problem...or a hardware problem? Is there a fix?
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Hard to tell over the net. Here are two things you should...

Hard to tell over the net. Here are two things you should definitely check:

 

  1. Try other devices. Perhaps it is only a USB device that is defective and not the port.
  2. Go to the manufacturers website and download any Chipset driver updates they may have. 
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Is it an Acer? Make sure there aren't any USB storage dev...

Is it an Acer? Make sure there aren't any USB storage devices plugged in at bootup. 
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