The Intel® Desktop Boards listed below are enabled to support USB 2.0 peripherals. The operating system must support USB 2.0 in order to achieve USB 2.0 performance. If your operating system does not support USB 2.0, your USB 2.0 only works at USB 1.1 (12 Mbit) speeds.
USB 2.0 supported operating systems
To enable USB 2.0:
- Microsoft Windows XP* (all editions)
- Microsoft Windows 2000* (be sure to have latest Service Pack installed)
- Microsoft Windows 98SE*
- Microsoft Windows Me*
- Reboot (or power on) system.
- Press F2 during POST (Power-on Self Test) to enter system BIOS setup program.
- Select ADVANCED menu using arrow (left and right) keys.
- Select USB Configuration and press <enter>.
- Enable High-speed USB.
- Press F10 to Save & Exit BIOS setup program. (Hi-Speed USB 2.0 controllers are now enabled and your operating system should detect New Hardware during the next normal boot cycle.
- Cancel New Hardware Found.
For more BIOS Setup program configuration information, be sure to check the Technical Product Specification for your Intel Desktop Board.
||If you do not have an operating system that supports USB 2.0, the recommendation is to disable the feature in the System BIOS Setup program.|
This applies to: