Friday, November 25, 2011

Install NEC USB TO PCI Host Controller

This incident I experienced about a week ago, the brand HP PSC 300 printer where I work impaired surge on the USB port on the printer.
The early symptoms is the printer can not print the document, the first thing I did was try to move from a USB slot to another slot on the motherboard. But after 10 minutes to make improvements when the USB cable / Optic Mouse / USB stick plugged in Slot information appears as follows:

It can be concluded that, the USB ports on the motherboard is damaged or it’s already weak because of problems surge in the Printer.

Then what is the good solution?
Now today,currently in many computer stores you can buy an USB TO HOST CONTROLLER PCI card. In this paper, I will share the experience when installing the USB TO HOST CONTROLLER PCI with NEC chipset.

These PCI cards are sold in my city of Salatiga Indonesia at a price range of Rp. 45,000 to Rp. 50,000 ( it's about 4-5 USD). My experience some manufacturers does not included the CD Driver.
For those of you who do not have the drivers please download at this address:


What you need to consider are:
1. Do install the driver with file you've downloaded from the link above
2. then you plug in a usb pci cards to pci controller on your motherboard pci slots.

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