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usb 3 ports not working

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    usb 3 ports not working


    recently bought a new asus desktop pc with usb 2 & usb 3 ports . the usb2 slots are all ok. just bought a sandisk 16 gb usb 3, no go in usb 3 m but works ok in usb2

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    Some kind of enabling the ports in BIOS maybe?Mine were disabled by default on my board when i first attached a USB 3 stick!
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    thank,s for trying . i had been into bios and usb were enabled so disabled them and back to enable. still no joy. thank's again
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    Does your Sandisk show up,while on BIOS?Tried this one as well?
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    sorted it last night. the usb 3 were not plugged into the m/b. never expected that with a new pc. thank's for your efforts much appreciated
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    You are welcome,glad you got it sorted out!That simple,huh?
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    proudtobegreek. yeah so simple and the funny thing is my wife said that from day 1, i dismissed it . thought it was maybe a driver or update bios i needed. now i have to grovel for a few weeks/ months lol ,,, again i thank you
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