VIA USB 2.0 Root Hub Driver Download (Official)

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The USB 2.0 Root Hub is a USB device manufactured by VIA. This driver can help resolve issues like USB device not recognized, "Disk Not Formatted" errors, or if your device randomly ejects or stops working. This update - "" - has an average rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on 11 reviews, and has been downloaded 91 times. Visitors have successfully installed this driver on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 2.1 MB.

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Supported Models

HUB Support for USB 2.0

USB 2.0 Root Hub

VIA PCI to USB Enhanced Host Controller



Supported Operating Systems

Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT4, Windows NT3.51, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows 3.1

File Name


4.90.3000.2 (2002-06-28) via .inf

Uploaded By

DriverGuide (DG Staff Member) on 11-Sep-2003

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
VIAUSB2V242L/layout.bin 671 bytes 4 Jul 2002
VIAUSB2V242L/ 175.5 KB 4 Jul 2002
VIAUSB2V242L/Win98&Me/usbehci.sys 28.2 KB 20 Jun 2002
VIAUSB2V242L/Win98&Me/usbhub20.sys 69.4 KB 20 Jun 2002
VIAUSB2V242L/Win98&Me/VUSTR98.SYS 13.4 KB 22 Feb 2002
VIAUSB2V242L/Win98&Me/USB2VIA.INF 3.0 KB 2 Jul 2002
VIAUSB2V242L/Win98&Me/VUSTRME.SYS 13.4 KB 17 Apr 2002
VIAUSB2V242L/Win98&Me/usbport.sys 174.7 KB 20 Jun 2002
VIAUSB2V242L/Win98&Me/VUSTRBT.SYS 2.3 KB 11 Jan 2002
VIAUSB2V242L/_Setup.dll 34.8 KB 4 Jul 2002
VIAUSB2V242L/viausb20.rev 226 bytes 4 Jul 2002
VIAUSB2V242L/ReleaseNote.TXT 3.9 KB 4 Jul 2002
VIAUSB2V242L/setup.lid 49 bytes 4 Jul 2002
VIAUSB2V242L/_ISDel.exe 27.6 KB 4 Jul 2002
VIAUSB2V242L/Setup.exe 73.7 KB 4 Jul 2002
VIAUSB2V242L/DATA.TAG 130 bytes 4 Jul 2002
VIAUSB2V242L/os.dat 450 bytes 4 Jul 2002
VIAUSB2V242L/setup.ins 74.7 KB 4 Jul 2002
VIAUSB2V242L/ 469 bytes 4 Jul 2002
VIAUSB2V242L/SETUP.INI 92 bytes 4 Jul 2002
VIAUSB2V242L/_inst32i.ex_ 296.7 KB 4 Jul 2002
VIAUSB2V242L/Readme.doc 1.4 MB 4 Jul 2002
VIAUSB2V242L/ 322.0 KB 4 Jul 2002
VIAUSB2V242L/lang.dat 23.7 KB 4 Jul 2002
VIAUSB2V242L/VIAUSB.ini 45 bytes 4 Jul 2002

How to Update USB 2.0 Root Hub Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the USB 2.0 Root Hub driver, click the green download button above. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

If the driver listed is not the right version or operating system, search our driver archive for the correct version. Enter VIA USB 2.0 Root Hub into the search box above and then submit. In the results, choose the best match for your PC and operating system.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the VIA Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the VIA website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Once you have downloaded your new driver, you'll need to install it. In Windows, use a built-in utility called Device Manager, which allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

How to Open Device Manager

  • In Windows 11, Windows 10 & Windows 8.1, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

  • In Windows 8, swipe up from the bottom, or right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose "All Apps" -> swipe or scroll right and choose "Control Panel" (under Windows System section) -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

How to Install a driver from Device Manager

  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

  3. Click the Update Driver button and follow the instructions.

In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.

Tech Tip: Driver downloads and updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow.

For more help, visit our Driver Support Page for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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