Windows 7 none of my usb ports work

chevera

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My laptop is fully functional aside from the USB ports. I can still use the keyboard and use the touchpad, but this morning when I went to plug in my thumbdrive and my usb mouse, a window popped up that stated that the device drivers were not sucessfully installed. I went to the device manager and all three of my usb ports were unrecognized. I tried searching online for the software but the computer states that all drivers are up to date. I then uninstalled the usb drivers and rebooted the computer (in the hopes that windows would then automatically install the drivers), only to encounter the same problem.

Any ideas?
 

chevera

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Thanks Jedi, but I actually solved the problem. I was looking around at other posts related to this and found one that recommended I turn off the computer, unplug the battery wait a minute, and then plug in the battery and reboot. This seemed to have solved the problem