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Asus M3N78 Pro USB problems

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February 13, 2009 5:12:02 AM

Since the day I got my Asus M3N78-pro motherboard, the USB ports have all been flaky. It seems that items with batteries or needing alot of power (ipod, wd passport) don't work -- whenever they're plugged in, it constantly connects/disconnects the devices over and over. I've tried several ipods and a few WD passports and nothing works. The mouse/keyboard and thumb drives work fine.

I'm running:

m3n78 pro
phenom x4 9600
4gb ocz ram
geforce 7800gt

I'm going to try flashing the bios to see if that works, otherwise i assume I need to send it in for a new one?
February 13, 2009 5:52:14 AM

annnnnd the asus EZ flash thats onboard keeps saying each .bin file i download from asus for the update "doesnt contain boot info", something like that. this=huge PITA
April 13, 2009 9:31:55 PM

Did you find the solution on this issue? I have something similar on my motherboard.
All feedback will be very welcome.
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April 13, 2009 9:36:46 PM

ishbog said:
annnnnd the asus EZ flash thats onboard keeps saying each .bin file i download from asus for the update "doesnt contain boot info", something like that. this=huge PITA


I have this issue too, so please post if you find something
April 13, 2009 11:22:47 PM

i have yet to find anything, but it may be conflicting mobo drivers -- i'm still running the same windows install as the last system i had, and that could be the issue. i'll post when i reformat, which may not be for a few weeks.
April 16, 2009 2:20:33 PM

mafr said:
Did you find the solution on this issue? I have something similar on my motherboard.
All feedback will be very welcome.


I had a similar problem. I thought it might have been the USB headers on the motherboard, but i found out the two top ports on my Case were worn out. I connected the header to two other USB ports and they seem to work fine. However I am getting the occasional USB "bandwith exceeded" issue. Anyone else having that problem with this?
September 23, 2009 12:11:25 AM

I am having the same issue, but I read on another forum that it could be a usb power issue. The Mobo might not be giving the USB's enough power. I have a USB wireless network adapter, and it works fine by itself, but since its type "N" it uses a lot of power and I cant get anything else to work with it at the same time.
March 19, 2010 9:59:30 PM

I have the EXACT same problem, same motherboard. My iPhone and my iPod touch were both syncing just fine for the first few months, then all of a sudden out of nowhere both Apple devices will connect & reconnect continuously. It actually makes the iPod Touch restart itself. Incredibly annoying.
I also have a USB wireless network adapter that is 802.11n....haven't tried unplugging that and attempting to user iPhone iPod Touch, will try that and post later. I see that there hasn't been any activity on this thread in quite some time. Has anyone else figured out a solution?
March 30, 2011 6:49:15 PM

I have this problem To Ext USB HDDs Slow Slooer Slooooooer 115Kb/s Stop :pfff: 
May 10, 2011 2:20:33 AM

I have the same mobo and the same problem. I get about this far in any similar post and then everything goes silent. What's the deal? Has anyone figured this out?

I bought a USB board thinking that the USB ports on the motherboard were the problem, but that didn't change anything. I've reinstalled the drivers etc.

I saw another post that indicated a xxxusb driver in system 32 folder was interfering; not sure. Please let me know if you have found the solution short of getting a new motherboard.

Thanks
May 11, 2011 2:59:26 AM

dunklegend said:
I have this issue too, so please post if you find something

Hello i had this problem as well i belive if u reformat the usb drive to a fat 32 then put the bios update try that hope it helps
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