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Windows 7: How to clear out usb history on Bench tech machine Help!

17 Apr 2014   #11
jumanji

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ComputerGeek View Post
It should work on Win 8 as well (but let us know). I find the drivecleanup tool quite handy and easy to use. A "must have" in a geek's tool kit
Yes indeed. I do the drive cleanup periodically and the drive cleanup has resolved USB related problems for many.

USB Thumb Drives not recognised (not drive letter)


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19 Apr 2014   #12
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ComputerGeek View Post
Thanks for this tool, works great for me.
After running it, in Outlook 2010 a Hotmail IMAP account does a send/receive much faster.
That account has always been slowest for me, but this seems to have helped.

I had one key that couldn't be removed on the first run.
Rebooted and ran it again - key removed.

Code:
Removed 5 USB devices
Removed 14 USB hubs
Removed 3 Disk devices
Removed 1 CDROM devices
Removed 0 Floppy devices
Removed 50 Storage volumes
Removed 2 WPD devices
Removed 87 Keys from registry
Regkey to delete HKLM\System\MountedDevices\\??\Volume{140dac9e-abc4-11de-9c80-806e6f6e6963}

1 Keys not removed from registry
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20 Apr 2014   #13
ComputerGeek

Desk 1: Win 7 Pro x32; Desk 2: Windows 10 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DavidW7ncus View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ComputerGeek View Post
Thanks for this tool, works great for me.
<snip>
Wow. It removed 57 storage volumes and 87 registry keys! Glad to hear that it helped!
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21 Apr 2014   #14
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

The OS was installed when Win 7 was released, about 4.5 years ago.
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