USB drives no found ?

  DrLector 17:08 31 Aug 2008

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

id be very grateful for any help

win xp


  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:29 31 Aug 2008

Refresh USB Ports
Use Drive clean up to remove USB device drive info from the registry
click here
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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