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I bought Dell XPS 1340, it has two usb ports. I am currently using one for the keyboard and one for the mouse and I have attached the LED wide-screen to the laptop.

My problem is everytime I need to use a usb drive, it is really annoying to not have the mouse because there are only two usb ports. Did anybody face this problem and what can I do? Is there some kind of usb port extender ( pardon me for incorrect word ) of some sort?

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Super User is the most appropriate community site for computer enthusiasts and power users.

But all you need is a USB hub. That will work just fine. Note that the drive will usually work better if it is plugged in directly, but the mouse and keyboard will show no difference.

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Thanks a lot for the USB hub answer. I didn't know that. – user179895 Apr 5 '12 at 0:43

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