have a laptop with 1 front and 2 side usb ports. the rear most port\nworks(side of laptop)the other two dont do anything.i only need for my\nmouse which ican get by with just the one tho i would like the other\ntwo to work. when i conn, the two that are not working the mouse doesnt\nlight up and the comp doesnt seem to notice im attempting to conect.\nlaptop is an acer aspire 3000 with windows xp.i have norton\nantivirus(updated and scaned regurly.i keep windows updated reg tho\nprob doesnt seem related to a recent update.(problem occured in between\nany updates)im guessing i accidently shut the ports off?? or some kinda\nvirus???any help or sugg?? thx!