How to determine your usb version

 Check in Device Manager

Open the Device Manager and aggrandize the "Universal Serial Bus Controllers" section. In the account of USB ports, you can acquaint which adaptation of USB your computer by attractive at the anchorage name, based on the afterward guidelines.

·        USB 3.0 - USB anchorage name will accommodate "USB 3.0" aural it

·        USB 2.0 - USB anchorage name will accommodate "Enhanced" or "Enhanced Host" aural it (may additionally accommodate "Universal Host" in the name)

·        USB 1.1 - USB anchorage name will accommodate "Universal Host" aural it (will not accommodate "Enhanced" in the name)


USB 2.0 was alien in 2001. If your computer was congenital afore 2001, it is acceptable that it has USB 1.1 or 1.0 ports.


Labels on USB ports or devices

Many accessories and computers application USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 will announce if articles are USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 ready. In the case of USB 2.0, they may additionally announce they are Hi-Speed. Computers and accessories that accept this Hi-Speed appellation are USB 2.0 compatible. USB 3.0 ports and accessories should be labeled as such, if labeled at all.