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Intel® USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Driver Not Supported in Windows XP* or Windows Vista*


Last Reviewed: 24-Feb-2017
Article ID: 000005506

The Intel® USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Driver is not supported in Windows* XP or Windows* Vista. For these operating systems, make sure your BIOS settings have the xHCI Mode set to Auto or Smart Auto. This step reconfigures the USB 3.0 ports to function as USB 2.0 ports using the native Windows* EHCI driver.