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Looking For A Setting To Fix This

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#1 patop


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Posted 21 September 2007 - 10:47 AM


On my office desktop, which uses XP, any time I plug in a peripheral, i.e., flash drive, the computer does not "see" it. An eject icon will show up on the task bar, but if I go to my computer, the drive is not there. If i leave the peripheral plugged in and reboot the computer, THEN the computer will see the drive, and I can access it.

That's a bit of a nuisance!

Is there a setting that I can change to fix this?

Thanks, Pat

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#2 etok


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Posted 21 September 2007 - 11:00 AM

enable plug 'n play. That's what I see right now. Just don't ask me how. My computer is also problematic. :-)

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Posted 21 September 2007 - 11:13 AM

Start > Run > Type "services.msc" (no quotation marks)

Under the "Standard" services, make sure "Plug and Play" is enabled, if not, start it.

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Posted 21 September 2007 - 01:30 PM

Start > Run > Type "services.msc" (no quotation marks)

Under the "Standard" services, make sure "Plug and Play" is enabled, if not, start it.

Stupid question-never mind not your answer, my response

Edited by garmanma, 21 September 2007 - 01:33 PM.

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