View Full Version : Usb 1.0 vs usb 2.0
12-07-2009, 07:13 PM
Howzit guys?i have a laptop that has a usb 1.0 port.i now purchased an external dvd writer with a usb 2.0. obviously its copying really slow.my question-is there any way i can get my port to run like it would had it be en a usb 2.0?
12-07-2009, 07:16 PM
I don think so..
12-07-2009, 07:26 PM
no you can't, but if you laptop has a PCMCIA slot, you can buy a usb2.0 PCMCIA card..
I had an old dell laptop and it use to run at usb 1.0 until I downloaded the latest drivers, check for the latest drivers before purchasing the card..
12-07-2009, 07:48 PM
Im a bit clueless when it comes to pc's,what kind of slot is a pcmcia? i have a dell latitude c610..ancient i know!
12-07-2009, 08:01 PM
throw it away and buy a laptop with a faster usb.
I hate old PC's for one reason, they're slow.
Not much you can do, except for the pcmcia route. Good luck
12-07-2009, 08:18 PM
Lol. if only i had the bucks to purchase a new one i wouldve. Btw where is the pcmcia slot?
12-07-2009, 08:25 PM
On the c610 it should be on the left hand side, right below the Esc key.
12-07-2009, 10:18 PM
Different laptop - but it should look the same (the top slot)
13-07-2009, 02:10 PM
Ok thanks guys i see its the slot where i have an additional network card. when i purchased it it came with it. any idea of how much the usb pcmcia will cost?
13-07-2009, 02:15 PM
Its around R200, check for the price here www.extremeshop.co.za search for pcmcia usb 2
13-07-2009, 07:58 PM
Thanks for the help guys. Much appreciated!
13-07-2009, 08:33 PM
I have this square and it won't fit into this circle...