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USB devices not recognized in XP but no problem in DOS

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#1 bobny11901


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Posted 28 May 2013 - 04:10 PM

I have 3 machines, all with the same motherboards, memory and xp 3. One of them does not see USB memory sticks in Windows. It makes that ding-dong sound that it recognizes a device but a window does not open showing it being installed. No drive letter is assigned in Windows. In Drive Manager, it is identified but not accessible. The only place it is visable and usable is in DOS. Any thoughts would be appreciated on this issue. I have the lastest and greatest driver updates, I "simonize" and "glominate" the hard drive regularly, etc. etc. Thank You.


MSI MS-7529 G31TM-P21 MotherBoard Intel G31

4 gig ram

xp pro 3

Intel Core 2 Duo E8600 3.33GHz/6M/1333MHz





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#2 hamluis



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Posted 29 May 2013 - 09:52 AM

Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.


Checkmark the following checkboxes:

  List last 10 Event Viewer log

  List Installed Programs

  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.


Click Go and paste the content into your next post.


Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link.



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