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USB ports on Windows XP Pro Svc Pack 3 not responding when devices attached to some ports

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Devices which have been attached to p.c. USB ports and not changed still work. Some ports which have been used frequently no longer respond
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The ports that don't work are they on an External USB hub or directly on the computer?
First disconnect all the USB devices from the USB ports and then  remove the USB drivers from the Device Manager ,reboot and Windows will reinstall them.
Then Reconnect the USB devices to the ports that were not working.
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The ports were internal and your solution worked - thanks
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