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Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By ComputerGeek
No. usbstor.sys is part of the USB Mass Storage...

No. usbstor.sys is part of the USB Mass Storage driver. Your specific model WD needs the USB Composite Device driver. (These are two distinctly different drivers)

1) Make sure these files exist....
Forum: Drivers 5 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By ComputerGeek
See How to Repair Corrupt USB Mass Storage or...

See How to Repair Corrupt USB Mass Storage or CD/DVD Drivers - TechSpot Forums (http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/how-to-repair-corrupt-usb-mass-storage-or-cd-dvd-drivers.201738/)

Use the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 6 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By ComputerGeek
List any Problem devices Make sure devices...

List any Problem devices

Make sure devices are connected and powered on
Click the Start Orb, type msinfo32 in the search box. Hit Enter
Click the + sign next to Components to expand it
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By ComputerGeek
Forget the SES driver. It has nothing to do with...

Forget the SES driver. It has nothing to do with your problem. (it provides added WD functions). It's not needed for the drive to be recognized and work as a disk.

First question is: is this...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 240
Posted By ComputerGeek
"Device Recognition" is handled between the USB...

"Device Recognition" is handled between the USB controller on the motherboard and the hardware/firmware on the remote USB device. Somethings you can try, tho sometimes this problem just happens...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By ComputerGeek
That used to drive me crazy as well till i...

That used to drive me crazy as well till i finally figured it out (for my case - yours may be same)

After Windows installs the USB Mass Storage drivers it then goes to install a WPD driver for the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By ComputerGeek
Hi rkl222 Looks like you've been doing your...

Hi rkl222

Looks like you've been doing your homework! :) :thumbsup:

1. You can remove old USB Mass Storage drivers (along with old Generic volumes) and more stuff easily. See USB drive or flash...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By ComputerGeek
Hi rkl122 I'm glad the System Restore fixed...

Hi rkl122

I'm glad the System Restore fixed your problem. I know why all your USB drives suddenly stopped working. The info in your post confirms what I was looking for. Your problem was due to a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By ComputerGeek
Might be a long shot, but i've actually seen this...

Might be a long shot, but i've actually seen this work on a couple occasions when all usb ports fail

shutdown, remove battery, unplug AC adapter from wall, let computer sit over night. Then plug...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By ComputerGeek
Open Device Manager, right click any of the...

Open Device Manager, right click any of the Generic Volumes->Properties->Details tab. Use the pull down menu and look if Class Upper Filters or Class Lower Filters exist. If yes, copy paste the...
Forum: Drivers 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,223
Posted By ComputerGeek
Odd... That's a 32-bit driver on their website....

Odd... That's a 32-bit driver on their website. You have 64-bit Windows installed.

Try the driver on the Realtek Website (http://www.realtek.com.tw/downloads/). Click on High Definition Codecs....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 1,121
Posted By ComputerGeek
I'm not sure why you think it's IDE from those...

I'm not sure why you think it's IDE from those snapshots (maybe i'm missing something?).

To see how your devices connect to one another, in Device Manager menu click View->Device by connection....
Forum: Drivers 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,223
Posted By ComputerGeek
@theexist1 Have you tried installing the...

@theexist1

Have you tried installing the audio driver on your vendor's support site for your model?

DRIVERS | emaxxtech (http://www.emaxxtech.com/drivers/?wpfb_s=EMX-MCP61M-iCafe)

There are...
Forum: Drivers 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,568
Posted By ComputerGeek
Hi maxseven :) Ooops. Sorry, I added the...

Hi maxseven :)

Ooops. Sorry, I added the link to DoubleDriver (http://www.boozet.org/dd.htm) after the fact. This hyperlink will avoid the piggy-back installs that often come with CNET. UseBooZet...
Forum: Drivers 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,568
Posted By ComputerGeek
Let me see if i can try to summarize here......

Let me see if i can try to summarize here... There are a variety of different tools that help provide info about different bits and pieces of the puzzle we call "Windows drivers" (and Windows...
Forum: Drivers 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,568
Posted By ComputerGeek
just a quick note as i haven't had the time to...

just a quick note as i haven't had the time to review your DevManView data yet and explain next steps. But I do want to reply to your last question about using a Registry Cleaner

IMHO I strongly...
Forum: Drivers 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,568
Posted By ComputerGeek
Yea, you have a lot of stale references to old...

Yea, you have a lot of stale references to old driver files in your Autorun output. (With an old Lavasoft scheduled task and a vbs script thrown in). It is safe to remove each of the entries from...
Forum: Drivers 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,568
Posted By ComputerGeek
Hmmm... i see I have a DRVSTORE folder as well,...

Hmmm... i see I have a DRVSTORE folder as well, though mine only seems to contain drivers for Virtual Box (i also run a virtual machine under Win 7).

System32/DriverStore contains a copy of each...
Forum: Drivers 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,568
Posted By ComputerGeek
Yikes! :eek: STOP! And step away from your...

Yikes! :eek:

STOP! And step away from your computer.... (j/k) :p

But, really, do NOT attempt to delete DriverStore. It's part of Windows (not Lavasoft). As name implies, it contains a "staged"...
Forum: Drivers 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By ComputerGeek
I think the OP is saying when they insert the...

I think the OP is saying when they insert the same CD on two different machines, they get different results where launch Setup is only presented on one of the machines.

My guess is it's the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 509
Posted By ComputerGeek
That's a very good point I overlooked as i don't...

That's a very good point I overlooked as i don't use System Protection for that purpose.

I keep System Protection turned off on external drives as I prefer doing my own Disk and file/folder...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 509
Posted By ComputerGeek
MS wrote the following Understanding System...

MS wrote the following Understanding System Restore (https://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/app_system_restore_hss_understand.mspx?mfr=true) about XP but it's...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Aug 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 509
Posted By ComputerGeek
Since that drive is just for offline and backup...

Since that drive is just for offline and backup data (no system settings or files. No active databases, etc.) I don't see a reason to have System Protection enabled for that drive. I'd turn it off...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Aug 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,624
Posted By ComputerGeek
I have been buying Buffalo USB and NAS drives for...

I have been buying Buffalo USB and NAS drives for myself and family for several years (probably 2NAS, 3 portables, and a half dozen USB external drives). I've had an excellent experience with all of...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Aug 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,121
Posted By ComputerGeek
I just skimmed your thread so apologies if i...

I just skimmed your thread so apologies if i overlooked any detail but here are some thoughts

Have you tried the drive on a different PC? Determine if it's truly a drive problem or PC may be part...
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