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My USB ports aren't working past boot on my acer windows 8

Q: My USB ports aren't working past boot on my acer windows 8

A week ago or so a problem started when I booted up my windows 8 acer desktop and once it got to the log in screen the mouse and keyboard wouldn't work... Although I got that fixed somehow and it didn't happen again... until now. I've tried everything I can think of but it doesn't fix it. Please I need help fast

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Can anyone help? Please I need to do work
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Can anyone help? Please I need to do work
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A:My USB ports aren't working...PLEASE HELP!

Try the device manager. See if any errors are logged against any usb entries. If there are, then try reinstalling the usb drivers, there should be an option with the device propities somewhere.
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I have a L4VXA2 motherboard and operate on windows XP SP3. (if that info is needed at all)

Currently, my usb ports have not been recognizing anything I plug into them.
I uninstalled and reinstalled the drivers twice, still nothing works.
When I try and fix it, it keeps telling me the INF is formatted for windows 95 or later (or something like that)

So now, I have downloaded a VIA USB 2.0 Host Controller, extracted the files, everything was going fine, but now the setup wont run! For the first few times I clicked on it, it kept saying "the setup has detected that unInstallShield is in use. Please close uninstall shield and restart setup Error 432". I rebooted the computer and tried again multiple times. Now the error message doesn't even show up.

I have NO idea what to do, please, PLEASE help :'(

A:My USB ports aren't working???

Welcome to TSF....

What is the make and model of computer?
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A:USB Ports Aren't Working

There can be many explanations for this, probably most commonly a virus of some sort. Or, there might be a problem within your computer, depending on how everything is connected. If it becomes necessary, you may need to bring it into a repair shop.
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Have you tried doing a system restore to a date prior to when the problem started?
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A:Mouse, USB ports, and Drivers aren't working.

Hi xErin and welcome to TSF

It seems that you might have an issue with drivers on your computer so we will now do a check with the Windows Device Manager to make sure of this. Please follow the steps below:

Windows XP Method
Click Start
Click Run
Type in devmgmt.msc and click Ok

In your next post report back if you see yellow exclamation marks, or red X's on any icon in the Device Manager.
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I have to agree with your assumption that the MBR was most likely changed, which is causing issues with Windows booting.

Can you post the line from the log that makes you think the MBR was modified?
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Does the drive show in BIOS?

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A:Acer Aspire E15 will not boot past Acer logo

Try booting to Memtest86 you can burn a CD and I think it can also be run from a USB bootable flash drive. This will test your memory for problems and also let you know that the hardware in general will run (except the hard drive which is ignored at this stage.If the memory is good, then boot to your hard drive mfg's utility or Seatools from Seagate (DOS version) the same as Memtest but it tests your hard drive to see if it is just the drive that you cannot install on.If the memory and hard drive tests OK then you may just need to delete all current partitions on the hard drive before trying to install.If the memory does not test good, try cleaning the contacts on the memory with a soft pencil eraser and snapping them in and out 5 or 6 times to also burnish the slot's contacts. Then try memtest again on one stick at a time in case one stick is bad, swap and try again.You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.
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Should have mentioned the OS is Windows 7
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Do not install any drivers other than the ones provided by Windows and Windows Update. Third-party drivers are already included.

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Try this update..
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Hi and welcome,
While waiting for someone to read this who knows 'bout W7, why not use that Ubuntu live CD to backup all your important docs, pics, tunes etc etc to an external hard drive (if you haven't already?!) just in case ...

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Just to clarify, are the USB ports working like they should be?
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it's the one following avgdiseh that is the problem

d/load and run the h/drive makers diagnostic utility on the h/drive
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A hasty fly by...
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A:Computer Does not Boot Past Windows

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According to me Your operating system has got corrupt..........
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Hello amoretam,

Try this tutorial: Startup Repair Infinite Loop Recovery

After that, to boot to the advanced boot option screen, use this method: Advanced Boot Options

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Do you have the original operating system on that machine, with all the drivers from Gateway installed?

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Repair install.

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Change any drivers with a yellow in device manager.
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What do you mean by boot manager screen ?

Then what happens, any error messages?
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A:Windows XP Embedded, Windows won't boot past splash screen, Keyboard disabled.


Got a 32bit version of Hitman app and made bootable Flash drive.

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Hi ozza Welcome to Seven Forums.
To help all of us would you please add your systems specs? Here's how: System Info - See Your System Specs
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Manufacturer: Unknown
Location: on Intel(R) USB3.0 eXtensible Host Controller - 01.00 (Microsoft)
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