Re: Application Management driver problem after updates



Sirius
07-09-2005, 11:35 PM
"Sirius" <none@0.com> wrote in message
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> I've just installed XP on a PC, followed by SP2, followed by all critical
> updates. I've
> also installed a few other basic programs. Now I find that when I
> uninstall
> a program, at the next boot up, the found new hardware wizard kicks in and
> requests a driver for the new hardware "Application Management". It is
> unable to find it on the internet, or the Windows or SP2 CD.
>
> "Application Management" is listed in Device Manager under Other Devices.
> It
> has a yellow exclamation mark and a message saying it is not correctly
> configured (Code 1), and reinstall driver. It can be uninstalled, however
> the found new hardware wizard kicks in again and it is back, if I
> uninstall
> something else.
>
> I see that Application Management is listed as a service, and can be
> started. I also notice that if I go back to an image I made after SP2 but
> before the critical updates, this problem does not arise.
>
> Is it normal for a service to be seen as a hardware device???
> Will this problem be resolved if I find the driver??
> In the Found New Hardware Wizard, there is a box to tick for "Don't prompt
> me again to install this software". Ticking this makes the problem go
> away - and it does not re-appear after the next uninstall of a program.
> However this does leave the yellow exclamation mark in Device Manager.
>
> Is this likely to be a problem or should I find out which update is
> responsible and avoid it??


TweakNow PowerPack 2005 brought up an uninstall option which seems to have
got rid of it.

Sirius
07-09-2005, 11:36 PM
"Sirius" <none@0.com> wrote in message
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>
> "Sirius" <none@0.com> wrote in message
> news:8r_fe.639$RJ6.329@newsfe1-win.ntli.net...
>> I've just installed XP on a PC, followed by SP2, followed by all critical
>> updates. I've
>> also installed a few other basic programs. Now I find that when I
>> uninstall
>> a program, at the next boot up, the found new hardware wizard kicks in
>> and
>> requests a driver for the new hardware "Application Management". It is
>> unable to find it on the internet, or the Windows or SP2 CD.
>>
>> "Application Management" is listed in Device Manager under Other Devices.
>> It
>> has a yellow exclamation mark and a message saying it is not correctly
>> configured (Code 1), and reinstall driver. It can be uninstalled, however
>> the found new hardware wizard kicks in again and it is back, if I
>> uninstall
>> something else.
>>
>> I see that Application Management is listed as a service, and can be
>> started. I also notice that if I go back to an image I made after SP2 but
>> before the critical updates, this problem does not arise.
>>
>> Is it normal for a service to be seen as a hardware device???
>> Will this problem be resolved if I find the driver??
>> In the Found New Hardware Wizard, there is a box to tick for "Don't
>> prompt me again to install this software". Ticking this makes the problem
>> go away - and it does not re-appear after the next uninstall of a
>> program. However this does leave the yellow exclamation mark in Device
>> Manager.
>>
>> Is this likely to be a problem or should I find out which update is
>> responsible and avoid it??
>
>
> TweakNow PowerPack 2005 brought up an uninstall option which seems to have
> got rid of it.


Please ignore the above - I replied to the wrong message in the wrong
newsgroup.


Re: Application Management driver problem after updates