USB Drive / device managment ?

  Rtus 09:53 20 Nov 2006
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Hi folks

Anyone any idea how you find how to control devices in WinXp (all versions). the drives concerned are combined multi card reader+ floppy (floppy norm FFD lead but usb port for rest. these appear as a drive letter (g /h /f whatever)within windows but not accessable under Control panel devices (this also applies to some brands of printers) as these on one unit im looking at keep dissapearing.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 10:32 20 Nov 2006

Refresh USB Ports
In device manager Uninstall EVERYTHING under the heading USB,
reboot the PC let XP find and install new hardware.
Your equipment should now be recognised.

  Rtus 19:16 20 Nov 2006

Thanks FB /\0/\ ....tried that In some cases it works ,other times it doesnt. Rather it can be any device that goes awol , but mostly the card reader .Ive ordered another just in case..

  Rtus 19:41 23 Nov 2006

closing now .thanks folks for reading thread.

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