USB Problem

  BWM 23:18 28 Oct 06
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My PC has stopped recognising my memory stick and mu external hard drive. The Printer and MODEM work fine. But everytime I use other plug and play hardware I get the message "Device not recognised'. The same items all work on my laptop. Can anyone help?

  baldtaco 03:05 29 Oct 06

Have a look in "Device Manager" for problems relating to your USB controllers.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 09:35 29 Oct 06

Refresh all you USB ports by uninstalling EVERYTHING under the heading USB in device manager.
Reboot the PC XP will find and install newhardware your evices should then be recognised when you plug then in.

  BWM 11:17 29 Oct 06

Thanks for the advice. I did uninstall all USBs and re-install last night but it did not work. However, this morning when I turned on the PC they were fine. Possible one of those things that needs to left off for a while. I've seen that before and should have remembered it.

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