Gateway MX6421 USB fails to recognize any device

Gateway MX6421
AMD Turion 64
Win XP Media center SP3

Any device plugged into any of the USB ports fails to be recognized. All USB devices return the error of: "USB device not recognized, One of the USB devices attached to this computer has malfunctioned, and windows does not recognize it."
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  1. Try to uninstall and then reinstall the USB drivers in Control panel/Device Manager.
  2. Did that first. After a clean install of win. media center edition and fully updating the OS I got the number 1 usb port to work but the other 3 ports still gave the same response. I am now thinking BIOS update. If that fails I'll conclude it's most likely a hardware fault on the MB.
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    That was the second guess, although I was hoping not... replacing the mobo is more PITA.
    Good luck!
  4. Best answer selected by frenchysp1.
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