From: smlunatick on
On Apr 4, 2:16 am, dwn <dw...(a)> wrote:
> On Sat, 03 Apr 2010 14:39:59 -0400, Paul <nos...(a)> wrote:
> Paul, I really appreciate your suggestions and the explanation too. Assume I get
> this one, is there any chance, should it overheat and fried my motherboard? I
> searched a few Newsgroups on "USB" way back to 2005, a few laptop users had
> their motherboard fried! Thank you again.

Hubs tend to have a USB cable and will probably "isolate" the
motherboard USB from the hub. As a recommendation, go with "name
brands" hubs as the "generic" ones might cause problems. I have
Belkin and D-Link USB hubs for some years now without problems.