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Windows 7: USB Connection Mayhem

26 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7 64 bit
USB Connection Mayhem

It happened on my old PC, and even on this new Dell i bought a few months ago.

If i plug any type of USB device (memory stick, iPhone etc) and then disconnect
it after i finished using it 80% of USB devices freeze.

My Netgear wireless adapter disconnects, the network/sharing centre just freezes
so i can not even open it up, if i click the icon nothing happens. This is the 2nd
adapter i have tried and it still happens.

External hard drives freeze up and need to spin back up to reconnect.

going to device manager and scan for changes does nothing either.
Have to manually disconnect everything and plug it in again.

Does anybody have any ideas

My System SpecsSystem Spec
26 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64


Have you tried updating your chipset and USB driivers?

Download the latest chipset drivers here:

For USB drivers, right-click on the controller in Device Manager and select Update Driver Software.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 USB Connection Mayhem

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