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Old 02-10-2005, 01:43 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default can u rectify my VIA chipset mother problem?

I have a VIA chipset motherboard, I have heard this causes problems with USB modems is this true?

My USB modem's power light is very dim; does this explain why it is not working?

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Old 02-10-2005, 02:18 AM   #2 (permalink)
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hmmm I've never heard of that before...

I know via has whats called the 4-in-1 drivers, you make sure to install those? Otherwise I think the USB may actually be seperate and you gotta make sure you have the USB 2.0 drivers installed.

Beyond that I've never really heard of that issue before

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Yes, the usb drievrs were seperate for the av8 board at least.
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Old 02-10-2005, 05:34 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Right then, USB 1.1 can be problematic with high current draw devices such as modems etc because normally a single host controller powers all ports. (500mA in total).

Also, many non Intel chipsets have design flaw that means they cannot ramp signals voltages fast enough to USB under load.

I don't know however, if this is still a problem with USB 2.0.

If it is or if you have USB 1.1, there's a few workarounds for it :

Best solution is to use a self powered USB hub. If not, try using shorter cables & disconnect other USB devices when using the modem.
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