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03-02-2011 01:32 PM - edited 03-02-2011 01:35 PM
Hi I bought a Hp Pavilion A6400F and the usb1 and 2 do not work and I noticed a cable is not connected to a pci card. Does it have to have a card in the pci slot for the front two usb 1 & 2 to work and what are the names or part numbers?
03-02-2011 02:08 PM
Can you describe the cable in more detail? What PCI cards are in your PC?
These are the motherboard specifications for your PC.
The front USB ports are connected to a header on the motherboard.
03-02-2011 03:21 PM - edited 03-02-2011 03:22 PM
Hi I have two pci 16 cards and a cable froming from the front two usb ports with a 9 pin connector but no place to plug in.
03-02-2011 04:01 PM
Look at the black and white motherboard layout diagram at the above link. Do you see an empty motherboard header (connector) ? That 9 pin connector might be the 1394 cable that plugs into the motherboard just in front of the two PCI-E 1x slots.
03-03-2011 08:21 AM
Can you further explain what you mean by one slot?
Did you ever remove any cables and move them? If not, then the cables are probably in the right slots.
Look at the loose nine pin connector and then look closely at your motherboard. Do you see where is should go?