Re: PC doesn't recognize external devices, USB related.

07-10-2005, 01:49 AM
Michael Petersen wrote:
> I seem to be having a problem with my PC and USB devices. It stopped
> recognizing that they've been plugged in. I've tried
> deleting/reinstalling the drivers and doing a format C: but it only
> solves the problem temporarly. More particularly, the devices it
> doesn't recognize is my external HD, my mouse and my iPod. I've tried
> all of those on other PC's and they work perfectly there.
> My PC is a Fujitsu Siemens Amilo A x630 with Windows XP SP2. From
> what I've read so far it seems to probably be something about
> conflicting drivers however I am not sure how to fix that or even if
> that is the problem.
> If somebody could please help me it would be much appereciated.
> - Michael Petersen


I solved the same problem today, thanks to an earlier post on this group.

Open Device Mgr.
For each unknown device, right click->update driver->select manual->point to
C:\Windows\Inf .
It takes some time, hold on ...

Good luck,

Re: PC doesn't recognize external devices, USB related.