Sometimes, when we plug-in our USB thumb drive or pocket hardisk to transfer files or copy files from PC that installed with Windows 2000 or XP; the error message occured which indicates you to install the driver properly. It might be the problem with USB devices and you need to check whether the USB 2.0 driver is installed on the system.
How to check if your PC or laptop has installed USB 2.0
1) Right click My Computer icon and click Properties.
2) Click on Hardware tab and click Device Manager button.
3) Look for the Universal Serial Bus controllers list and expand it. Search for USB2 Enhanced Controller as shown below.
If you notice there is yellow exclamation points next to the USB2 Enhanced Controller, that means your USB 2.0 driver is in problem and you need to update your driver. Just right-click and select Update driver to update the driver from Internet.
If you do not see any USB2 Enhanced Controller in the drop down list of Universal Serial Bus Controllers. Then, you might not have USB 2.0 driver installed on your system. Before installing USB 2.0 driver, make sure your PC is equiped with Windows XP Service Pack 3 or Windows 2000 Service Pack 4. After installing the USB 2.0 driver, you computer will prompt you to restart again to finish the installation.
Why Install USB 2.0?
USB 2.0 is current standard of external serial interface for digital devices including PC and digital cameras to transfer data using USB cable. USB 2.0 is a plug-and play interface which gained famous in 2006 to replace USB 1.1 and 1.0. Using USB 2.0, you can easily transfer files and unplug the USB without shutting down the PC. The best thing of using USB 2.0 is you get faster data transfer rates at around 480 megabits per second while USB 1.1 only get 12 megabits per second.
Download USB 2.0 driver for Windows XP now.