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dead usb port on fractal design arc midi

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I put together my computer about 3-4 weeks ago, and just decided to use one of the front usb 2.0 ports on the front of the case. I just found out that the left one, towards the center is dead. '

The only test I did was to place a usb stick into it, and see if my computer recognized any addition of hardware. Nothing pops on on that port, but it does on the one right next to it.

Question is: Does anyone have problems with the fractal design arc midi? other than that, the case is really nice.

Edit: Or dead usb 2.0 heads on ASrock P67 Extreme4 gen 3?

UPDATE: port on the case was NOT dead. One side of the USB 2.0 header of my mobo was.
Edited by podunk - 10/20/11 at 6:00pm
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post #2 of 7
USB ports on the case are just 4 wires and two ports.... nothing complicated.

Do you have a multimeter? You can test each of the 4 lines for breaks.
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I do not have a multimeter, and am not at home right now. I'm thinking it could also be my mobo...I'll switch the cables on the mobo and see which one is dead after work.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by podunk View Post
I do not have a multimeter, and am not at home right now. I'm thinking it could also be my mobo...I'll switch the cables on the mobo and see which one is dead after work.
Plugging cable into a known working port is a good test as well.
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Have you opened up the case and checked the usb connection(s) to the motherboard, just to make sure it's hooked up and secure?
post #6 of 7
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When I was assembling my computer, I more than triple checked all the cables to make sure they were all secure, but something could have come loose in the 3-4 weeks. Hopefully that is the case.

It's not really that big of a deal, I'm not going to RMA the mobo or case because of 1 usb port - I don't want to have to wait however long that takes and reassemble my PC. I just wanted to see if anyone else has had problems, for people looking into getting one. My current mobo is the ASrock p67 extreme4 gen 3 for reference.
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post #7 of 7
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Update: USB 2.0 port on the Fractal Design Arc midi was NOT dead. Apparently one side of one of the USB 2.0 headers on the mobo was.

Is there a way to move this thread to the Intel mobo section??
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