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Front USBs aren't working anymore.

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I bought a new flash drive to put some music on for DJing and when I went to plug it in (the previous working) USB port on the front of my case, the light lit up and then disappeared. It wasn't even recognized in device manager or anything. However, when I plugged it into my motherboard/keyboard ports it was detected normally. I even tried using a USB that worked a few days ago in that port and it did the same exact thing.

Any idea what could be wrong with the ports? One port doesn't even work at all, the other lights up the flash drive and then after that the light disappears and nothing happens.
post #2 of 3
Have you tried to plug in the USB stick and then scan for hardware changes?
This might get your system to recognize the stick again.

Also, If the other one is not working, maybe deleting the USB controller out of device manager and then a reboot will fix it.

If you removed a USB device from the port, without choosing to remove safetly, it can cause issues.
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post #3 of 3
could be a short, loose connection or the ports might be dirty or dying. Bust it open, make sure everything is plugged in correctly, no frays in your wires, and that the wire is still attached to the backs of the ports/control board correctly+snugly.

If all else fails, contact Lian Li and see if you can order a new IO panel for your case. They're usually ~$25
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