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USB Not there

by novaracer1 / March 1, 2009 11:41 AM PST

Hi. I just reformatted my puter(Windows Vista) and a usb drive keeps showing up in "Devices With Removable Storage". I can not get rid of it. I can uninstall it and as soon as it's done, windows detects a usb device and installs a driver for it again. Thanks for any help with this.

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Most common source?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 1, 2009 11:43 AM PST
In reply to: USB Not there

A printer.

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Well......I wish
by novaracer1 / March 1, 2009 8:36 PM PST
In reply to: Most common source?

Gosh.....If only it were that easy.

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There are a few others but.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 1, 2009 8:50 PM PST
In reply to: Well......I wish

Look at your post. No one would know you didn't have a printer.

I could ask 20 questions but won't. Think about what else there is in the machine, outside the machine, connected, etc. and then think if you can use it anyway.

Bob

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