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Windows 7: Missing drivers /Troubleshoot hardrive issue

29 Oct 2013   #1

windows 7 ultimate x 64
Missing drivers /Troubleshoot hardrive issue


I have a nagging issue that is an irritation rather than a fault I guess.
A while ago i had a HP photosmart B110 rev.A wireless printer that had a reknowned software issue where windows would not see it and you had to reinstall the software again ...and again and again...
In the end I uninstalled the printer and bought a new one but my hardrive still reports the driver is missing (about 5 reports in fact).
I don't need the driver ,and I dont want the driver how can I get rid of this messege and the small warning triangle?
I can find the drivers on the HP website but it tends to add software I dont want hogging my system.
If I remember correctly i am not certain this resolves the issue either,as the driver instaltion fails.

I also have a Roccat Kave headset that has a usb connection that powers the lights on the headset (nothing more).Windows insists on looking for this driver too but none exist (it doesnt need one).
Again this gives a troubleshoot warning which i want to get rid of if possible?

I am running Windows 7 x 64 Ultimate edition.

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31 Oct 2013   #2

Win8/8.1,Win7-U64, Vista U64, uncounted Linux distor's

Use uninstall to remove anything HP photosmart related, including current printer. Manually delete any folder/files relating to HP. Remove anything HP related in startup. Run CCleaner, this should clean the registry of all HP printer info. Then reinstall current printer drivers. This procedure has worked for me several times in the past.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
31 Oct 2013   #3

windows 7 ultimate x 64

Thank you,
I have tried this myself and it did not work however, i did not run the CC cleaner or do a manual deletion so perhaps i will have a second attempt.
I will post back if its succesfull!
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