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

17 Apr 2014   #11

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit

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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

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64

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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.

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

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.
Wow. It removed 57 storage volumes and 87 registry keys! Glad to hear that it helped!
My System SpecsSystem Spec

21 Apr 2014   #14

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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