hi i was moving some files from my external hard drive over to a usb memory stick and a message came up saying unknown device and i lost the ability to open the hard drive or stick, now when i turn my pc on i cant open my ex-hard drive and any programs on my pc that are stored on the hard-drive but the shortcut or icon is on my start menu wont open i tried changing over usb ports but its still the same ? and when i put any usb device in it doesn't register it
Refresh USB Ports Use Drive clean up to remove USB device drive info from the registry click here or 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.
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