How do I upgrade USB 1. to 2.0; Windos XP SP3 Dell Laptop Latitude CPx J

By Lil ndn ·
As I'm a n00b please enlighten me as how does one go about changing a laptop from USB 1.0 to 2.0? Is it possible? Read up on "2-Port USB 2.0 Laptop Network Card." but will this allow for 2.0 speeds?
Any help &/or suggestions would be most appreciated. Thanks, Ron.

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by .Martin. In reply to How do I upgrade USB 1. ...

it is not possible to upgrade a USB 1.0 to a USB 2.0, so you would have to look at getting a PCMCIA USB 2.0 card.

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1.0 vs 2.0 vs x.0 is a hardware issue

by wrleeii In reply to How do I upgrade USB 1. ...

The support for USB 1.0 or 2.0 is a hardware issue, so you'd need to get an adapter that supports 2.0 hardware. (How old _is_ that machine?!! :-) )


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Thanks gentlemen!!

by Lil ndn In reply to 1.0 vs 2.0 vs x.0 is a ha ...

The PC card was a direction I was leaning. The machine was put into storage roughly a month and a half after I purchased in the mid summer of 2000(was going to use for work then my contractor broke down and supplied all of us with new laptops) until just 6 months ago. I did upgrade to 512Mb ram recently and have an external HDD thought about incorp. too if need be. Please advise if any new suggestions on the card use as to what brand, etc. Thanks again, I really appreciate the input/feedback, Ron.

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That's a first for me !! ...

by OldER Mycroft In reply to Thanks gentlemen!!

Buy a laptop then stick it in 'storage' after 6 weeks, then bring it back out into the sunlight after 8 years.


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Buy the cheapest one.

by jnhager In reply to Thanks gentlemen!!

You should just buy the cheapest one you can find. I would assume most of this type of hardware is made by a couple of factories in China and then just rebranded. Most wireless g cards are made by the same company.

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