Win XP doesn't detect my USB ports on power up. Tags: Power Up USB Windows XP Last response: June 23, 2009 2:21 PM in Windows XP Share garason June 19, 2009 2:40:26 PM When I power up my computer, Windows XP doesn't detect my USB modem or printer unless I unplug the cord and replug it in. Any ideas? More about : win detect usb ports power sturm June 19, 2009 7:04:59 PM Have you tried booting with only 1 item plugged in at a time? Could have something drawing too much power at startup. m 0 l garason June 22, 2009 10:32:55 PM Yeah, Tried with just the Modem and same result. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer number13 June 23, 2009 2:21:15 PM try a powered USB hub, takes the load off the motherboard m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Win XP not detecting USB ports. Forum 7 out of 8 usb'ports are showing up in device manager, 1 doesn't work. Forum SolvedUSB Ports giving power but not detecting devices. Forum USB devices not detected on power-up Windows XP Forum USB ports have power but does not pick up device in USB Forum Win XP comp set up to a network that doesn't exist anymore - can't log on Forum Hello my old win 89 detect my keyboard using usb port but I mice won\'t detect i Forum Solvedhow do i stop win xp computer from auto start up when power is restored Forum If the USB2 port doesn't correctly detect a plugged in dev.. Forum My USB Port doesn't work but there's power going through it, I need help Forum Installed Win XP to a USB, now Win 8 doesn't boot Forum cd/dvd drive not detected by win7, drive has power, opens and closes and spins up but not listed in device manager, or compute Forum Win XP cannot detect hard disks while setting up Forum My win XP doesn't show USB HD in window explorer? Forum USB front port gives power not detecting external HDD Forum Windows Xp Pro Won't Detect the USB port built into the mo.. Forum Why doesnt power boost on Microsoft Vista not show up when plugging in a USB Forum USB port doesn't have enough power / voltage / amperage? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !