1.    21 Apr 2016 #1
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 11
    windows 10

    Problems with USB 3.0 HDD

    For some unknown reason my PC no longer recognises USB 3.0, but if I plug in a USB2.0 it sees it straight away. I have searched the net and there is a lot of material out there with plenty of suggestions but none of them seem to work. As I use the USB3.0 drives for back-ups only it is not all heartbreak as I only use them once every 2 months, but this has meant any changes have long gone before I have noticed therefore I have not been able to identify the cause.

    Anyone got a suggestion?
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  2.    21 Apr 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    PA, USA
    Posts : 476
    Windows 10 Pro (Mix of Builds) / Linux Mint

    Reinstall your system's USB 3.0 Drivers.
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  3.    21 Apr 2016 #3
    Join Date : Jul 2015
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    windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Thanks for the suggestion. Where would I get the drivers from?
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  4.    21 Apr 2016 #4
    Join Date : Mar 2015
    Posts : 1,174
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    From either your motherboard's website, or from the USB chipset manufacturer, such as Intel, or whoever makes the ones for your system.
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