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PCI-e x1 USB card not working in PCI-e x8 slot?

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This is the card:

http://ca.startech.com/Cards-Adapter...Card~PEXUSB7LP


Works fine when plugged in the PCI_e X1 slot but doesn't work when plugged in the PCI-e x8 slot?

Any suggestions? Thanks
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Try it in an x4 PCIe lane. The motherboard might think it's another video card.
    
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