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Identifying a USB device?


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#1 terrypin

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Posted 17 June 2015 - 02:20 PM

Whenever I use the 'Safely Remove Hardware' tool, I also see this mystery entry, with no drive letter.

 

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(That had four entries, and I've just removed the USB with drive letter F: The remaining two K and E, are external WD hard drives.)

How can I discover what the unspecified USB device is please? And why does it have no drive letter?



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Posted 17 June 2015 - 04:13 PM

You have no usb devices plugged in?



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Posted 18 June 2015 - 03:19 PM

You have no usb devices plugged in?

 

No 'Mass storage' devices apart from the two WD drives. No external card reader, etc, which might qualify. Obviously my printer and my USB microphone are irrelevant.


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Posted 18 June 2015 - 03:54 PM

Have you had a flash drive or .mp3 player attached at any time?

 

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Posted 18 June 2015 - 06:59 PM

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Posted 22 June 2015 - 08:35 AM

If you have a printer with card readers on it, they can sometimes show up as storage devices.






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