USB 3.0 Support in Windows 7

Did you know that USB 3.0 is not natively supported in Windows 7. So if you happen to plug in a USB 3.0 device and it does not get recognized, don’t be surprised!

There are however two solutions to it:

- Download and install the official drivers from the USB 3.0 manufacturer's site and Windows 7 should then recognize your USB drive.

- Alternatively, download the Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (RC). I am told that SP1 supports USB 3.0.



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Suprotim Agarwal
Suprotim Agarwal, Developer Technologies MVP (Microsoft Most Valuable Professional) is the founder and contributor for DevCurry, DotNetCurry and SQLServerCurry. He is the Chief Editor of a Developer Magazine called DNC Magazine. He has also authored two Books - 51 Recipes using jQuery with ASP.NET Controls. and The Absolutely Awesome jQuery CookBook.

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2 comments:

Anand from Intellect Banking said...

Yes, i'm facing this problem! from where i can download this driver?

Suprotim Agarwal said...

Find out the manufacturer of your USB device and download the driver from their site