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Windows 7: External Drive doesn't work after latest updates

10 Feb 2010   #1
elbeasto

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
External Drive doesn't work after latest updates

I just installed the latest updates for win 7 and after restarting my external HDD doesn't get recognised.

This is the Error in device manager:

"Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43)"

Any ideas on what to do?

Thanks


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10 Feb 2010   #2
elbeasto

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

I reinstalled my chipset drivers and now my WD Elements is recognised and works.

I don't know how this happened but sure it had something to do with these last lot of updates.

Cheers
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10 Feb 2010   #3
brady

 

If you have the chance, could you post the latest updates your computer installed before the external stopped working. * i know you fixed it, it's simply for documentation purposes. No worries if you can't.
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10 Feb 2010   #4
D3ftOn3Z

Win 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

Quite a number of users are experiencing problems with windows 7 "february" updates lately? Weird. I got 7 updates yesterday. All installed successfully, no errors at all.
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11 Feb 2010   #5
elbeasto

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

These were the last lot of updates that I installed:

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11 Feb 2010   #6
brady

 

thank you
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