Hi, I recently purchased a 4x USB2.0 PCI card (SWEEX Essentials) with one internal & four external USB 2.0 ports. IT's based on the NEC chipset. My computer is one and a half year old Packard Bell.
Once installed, XP automatically recognized the card as Enhanced PCI to USB controller. When I attach an external hard drive (150GB), XP recognises the disk and makes it visible in explorer. However, when I try to copy a file to it, the process starts for a few seconds, but then XP freezes and I have to turn off/on my PC.
I tried to install the drivers that come on the CD, and the latest version on the www.sweex.com
website. The freezing problem is then solved, but the copy process still comes to a halt with a message like "delayed writing failed" or something like that.
I have XP SP1, with all updates installed, including KB22603, the USB related fix.
I have tried anything I knew, but nothing works. I use a USB2.0 certified cable to hook the device up to the USB 2.0 port. Also, the hard drive has its own power supply, so it does not come from the USB port itself.
I ran out of solutions. Anyone that can help me solve this gets 250 points :-D