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Some of those type of devices requires the install program that comes with
it to detect it.
"Test User" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> "Jon Yeager" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> > Would anyone know why the USB game/midi port I tried connecting for the
> > first time last night did not get recognized by WinXP, even after a
> > and manual new hardware scan?
> > Is there something I need to "turn on" within Windows to get it to
> > the new game port?
> > I had to get rid of my soundblaster (fried), but I was only using it for
> > game port. I have another audio card for the rest. Hence the need for
> > USB midi port.
> Did you install the drivers first?