OK.. the specs for the Dimension 4300 are on this page..
To save you reading it... it simply states you have some USB ports... not
the version (i.e. speed).
Since it's a fairly old motherboard, and the version isn't stated, I'd
assume that they are version 1.
Personally, in your situation, my next option would be to consider an add-on
card with high speed USB ports on it... such as...
(I don't know where you are in the world.. but 5 for a decent brand of
card is OK in my book)
Perhaps someone else in this group can accurately help you determine what
version of ports you have on your Dell.
The Grim Reaper
>> Im not 100% sure, but i know its a Dell desktop, dimension 4300, intel
>> pentium 4 processor with windows xp.
>>> You need to find out if your PC is equipped with USB v2.0 ports.
>>> If not, any MP3 player should work with v1.0 ports, but the data transfer
>>> will be a lot slower.
>>> Can you tell us the make/model/type of PC you have?
>>> The Grim Reaper
>>>>> Im looking to buy an MP3 player, but I'm worried that it may require a
>>>>> 2.0, and I have windows service pack 2 and have no idea how to get USB
>>>>> Please help!