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My USBs Have Disappeared from The Device Manager

The USBs have just vanished from the Device Manager on my laptop. System restore has no effect. Is a reload necessary or can anyone offer any remedial advice?

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give this a try

In reply to: My USBs Have Disappeared from The Device Manager

you can check the "view" drop down menu in device manager and see if it has a dot / check by, show hidden devices.

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Hidden devices checked

In reply to: give this a try

Yes I checked in hidden devices and found that the USBs branch on the tree has gone.

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