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Strange USB problems in XP


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#1 MiserableMike

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Posted 27 July 2013 - 08:34 AM

Hi,
 
I am running the latest XP and noticed some strange issues when I plug in any USB device.
When XP locates a new device a box pops up (As it should) and asks how you want it handled.
 
As of a few weeks ago there are strange entries at the top of the list.
Unreadable characters and symbols.
 
No virus, No Malware, No other issues.
 
I would appreciate help on fixing this problem as there are underlying errors causing this.
Finding out why this occurred and what to modify to clean this up would be great
 
USB_Problem.jpg
 
 
Thank You in advance
Mike
 
 

 



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Posted 30 July 2013 - 05:05 PM

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 07:43 AM

Hi,
 
I am running the latest XP and noticed some strange issues when I plug in any USB device.
When XP locates a new device a box pops up (As it should) and asks how you want it handled.
 
As of a few weeks ago there are strange entries at the top of the list.
Unreadable characters and symbols.
 
No virus, No Malware, No other issues.
 
I would appreciate help on fixing this problem as there are underlying errors causing this.
Finding out why this occurred and what to modify to clean this up would be great
 
USB_Problem.jpg
 
 
Thank You in advance
Mike


This might help:

http://windowsxp.mvps.org/autoplayhandlers.htm




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