USB 3.0 is not supported on Windows XP. If the user installs fresh Windows XP Operating System, there will be a yellow bang in the device manager for the USB 3.0 controller (PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1E31). This is because there is no inbox driver for USB on Windows XP.
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To remove this yellow bang without disabling the controller, the user may install Intel INF(Chipset) driver. Intel INF(Chipset) will rename the controller to "Intel (R) Series/C216 Chipset Family Universal Serial Bus (USB) Controller - 1E31" and transfer the controller under “System Devices”.
Even though the Intel INF(Chipset) driver is installed, the USB 3.0 port will still function as USB 2.0.