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USB Keyboard works but no other usb devices

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October 21, 2009 11:39:23 PM

I have a usb wireless adapter, usb mouse and usb keyboard.. They were all working fine this morning but when i came back the wireless adapter and mouse stopped working, the mouse still gets power but doesn't move at all, i tried reinstalling drivers for both but no luck. I also can't find the devices in device manager.
I'm using windows XP home with sp2.
Also i have tried plugging in a flash drive which worked previously but now is not recognized.
October 22, 2009 6:11:15 PM

Have you tried doing a System Restore to an earlier date yet?
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October 22, 2009 6:29:21 PM

We had a similar problem on a work machine. worked with any 1 USB periphal but no more. turned out the motherboard had died.

Try booting with mouse and no KB and try adding after windows has booted.
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October 23, 2009 5:25:09 AM

Ok i've tried both of those, still no go. How do i find out if the motherboard has died or not, and if the ports are just bad now would a pci usb card work?
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