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Old 04-13-02, 06:53 PM
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USB 1.0, USB 1.1, and USB 2.0

Is there a way to tell what version of USB you have?
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Re: USB 1.0, USB 1.1, and USB 2.0

Originally posted by jrobinson
Is there a way to tell what version of USB you have?
it should be in the manual for your MB.
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Re: Re: USB 1.0, USB 1.1, and USB 2.0

Originally posted by D. Pham


it should be in the manual for your MB.
I know I can do that... but I'm just thinking about a more generalized way for the future... say if I'm working on someone's laptop or desktop and I've got now manuals or other related material on hand...

This is not a need to know question.. I'm just curious if there is way to test it with some sort of software...
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USB 1.1 is the current standard. I've seen manuals say 1.0, but they are incorrect.

If you have 2.0, you would know. It is fairly new and any computer that comes with 2.0 will say it, as will any USB device, as it is a big selling point.
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Is there a way to tell what version of USB you have?
Your hardware is not the sole determining factor in determing what USB you can use.

If you have Win98, you cannot have USB 2.0 nor can you talk to USB 2.0 devices (even if they claim backwards compatibility with USB 1.1). That is because Win98SE or higher is needed in order to support connections with any of the newer backwards compatible devices.

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