Solved USB2 device does not work on USB3 socket Tags: Peripherals Last response: July 29, 2013 9:16 PM in Computer Peripherals Share skris88 July 29, 2013 8:13:17 PM Hi, I have a usb2 device that works fine on my old usb2 only laptop but not my new usb3 only laptop. How can I resolve this. Both are running Windows 7 Home Premium. Thanks! More about : usb2 device work usb3 socket Best solution photonboy July 29, 2013 9:16:17 PM USB3 is fully backwards compatible with USB2 products. Troubleshooting: 1) Try OTHER USB devices on your laptop and see how many work. 2) See if there is BIOS update for your laptop (it may resolve an issue). 3) Download any USB driver you find at your laptop support site and install it. Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWould a USB2 socket work connected to a USB3 header ? Forum USB 3.0 devices not working in USB3 port, only recognizes USB2 Forum is a lacie usb3 hard drive ok for my iMac usb2 socket Forum Seagate backup plus HDD works on USB2 but doesn't work on USB3. Forum USB3 external works through USB3 port, but won't detect through USB2 port Forum Hard drive has stopped working on usb3 still works on USB2 Forum Old usb2 thumb drive now only works on usb3 Forum Does Asus p8b75-v usb3 ports work on xp? Forum SolvedDoes Cpu FAN For intel or AMD will work on all socket ? Forum SolvedDoes the H55 or H60 work on the 1150 socket type? Forum SolvedDoes my Watercooler not work with this socket? Forum SolvedHow does AMD's CPU socket locking mechanism work? Forum SolvedWhy does my Bios change boot device priority? (PC has become slow;games do not work efficiently) Forum SolvedDoes upgrading a CPU of the same socket work out ok? Forum Listen to device does not work! Problem! Forum My usb removable storage device does not work properlyin windows 8.1 Forum does P55A-UD3R motherboard with socket LGA1156 work with i7 3770 k? Forum If i buy a 1156 cpu does it work on a 1155 socket? Forum ASUS Z9PE D8 - WS & Xeons QA92: second socket does not work Forum Asus z9pe-d8 ws second socket does not work Forum More resources Read discussions in other Computer Peripherals categories Printers CRT Monitors Flat Panel Monitors Digital Cameras Webcams Scanners Logitech !