USB 3.0: Renesas Electronics* USB 3.0 Firmware Updates

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Version: 4.0.2.1; 2.0.2.0 (Latest)
Date: 05/09/2013
Size: 0.31 MB
Language: English
Operating Systems: Windows 7, 32-bit*, Windows 7, 64-bit*, Windows 8, 32-bit*, Windows 8, 64-bit*, Windows XP Home Edition*, Windows XP Media Center Edition*, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition*, Windows XP Professional*
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Version: 4.0.2.1; 2.0.2.0 (Latest)
Date: 05/09/2013
Size: 0.31 MB
Language: English
Operating Systems: Windows 7, 32-bit*, Windows 7, 64-bit*, Windows 8, 32-bit*, Windows 8, 64-bit*, Windows XP Home Edition*, Windows XP Media Center Edition*, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition*, Windows XP Professional*

Detailed Description

Purpose

This download record provides firmware updates for the back panel and front panel USB 3.0 ports (blue connectors) on the Intel® Desktop Boards DX79SR and DX79TO.  These firmware updates resolve the following issues related to the USB 3.0 ports on these boards:



  • BIOS and operating system do not detect devices attached to the USB 3.0 ports.

  • System hangs on POST code 58 for one minute if any device is attached to USB 3.0 ports, and then continues the boot process.

  • In Device Manager, the Renesas* USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller is shown with a yellow bang and the error message "Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. Code 43".
How to install
Do not connect any USB 3.0 devices to the USB 3.0 ports while updating the firmware.

Firmware for the back panel USB 3.0 ports

1. Download the file 201_Rear.zip.
2. Extract the contents of the .zip file to a folder.
3. Go to the appropriate subfolder for your operating system:
 - If 32-bit, go to \x86
 - If 64-bit, go to \x64
4. Run the file Update_2.0.2.0.bat.


Firmware for the front panel USB 3.0 ports

1. Download the file 200_Front.zip.
2. Extract the contents of the .zip file to a folder.
3. Go to the appropriate subfolder for your operating system:
 - If 32-bit, go to \x86
 - If 64-bit, go to \x64
4. Run the file Update_4.0.2.1.bat.


Additional notes

DX79SR includes the following USB 3.0 ports: 
- Four USB 3.0 ports are implemented with stacked back panel connectors (blue)
- Two USB 3.0 front panel ports implemented through one internal connector (blue)

DX79TO includes the following USB 3.0 ports:
- Two USB 3.0 ports are implemented with stacked back panel connectors (blue)

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