Microsoft USB 2.0 Root Hub Device Driver Download

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The USB 2.0 Root Hub Device is a USB device manufactured by Microsoft. 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 378 reviews, and has been downloaded 107,958 times. It has been installed successfully by our users on PCs running Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 1.7 MB.

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Supported Models

USB 2.0 Drivers

Generic USB Hub on USB 2.0 Bus

USB 2.0 Root Hub Device

VIA USB 2.0 Enhanced Host Controller




Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP

File Name

Additional Notes

This driver was pulled from the installation disk from a Soyo motherboard with USB 2.0 before Microsoft made their big stink about it. It includes divers for all OS's.

Uploaded By

Mark (DG Member) on 18-Feb-2003

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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
USB20/_SYS1.CAB 175.5 KB 11 Sep 2001
USB20/DRIVERS/OUSB2HUB.SYS 40.7 KB 31 Jan 2002
USB20/DRIVERS/VUSB2.INF 3.6 KB 19 Feb 2002
USB20/DRIVERS/VUSTR98.SYS 13.4 KB 22 Feb 2002
USB20/SETUP.LID 49 bytes 11 Sep 2001
USB20/SETUP.INS 66.6 KB 11 Sep 2001
USB20/_Setup.dll 34.8 KB 29 Sep 1998
USB20/OS.DAT 450 bytes 27 Jul 1998
USB20/DATA1.CAB 469 bytes 11 Sep 2001
USB20/_ISDel.exe 27.6 KB 26 Oct 1998
USB20/Setup.exe 73.7 KB 11 Jan 1999
USB20/DATA.TAG 130 bytes 11 Sep 2001
USB20/LAYOUT.BIN 632 bytes 11 Sep 2001
USB20/LANG.DAT 23.5 KB 11 Jan 1999
USB20/SETUP.INI 87 bytes 11 Sep 2001
USB20/Readme.doc 1.4 MB 19 Feb 2002
USB20/_USER1.CAB 13.8 KB 11 Sep 2001
USB20/_INST32I.EX_ 296.7 KB 22 Feb 1999
USB20/VIAUSB20.REV 23 bytes 27 Feb 2002

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

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the USB 2.0 Root Hub Device 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 Microsoft USB 2.0 Root Hub Device 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 Microsoft 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 Microsoft 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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