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Windows 7: Windows 7 recognize USB stick everytime a connect it as a new device

29 Dec 2011   #1

Windows 7 x64
Windows 7 recognize USB stick everytime a connect it as a new device

Hello everyone.

I have a problem with my computer Windows 7 Home Premium x64.
I try to install an internet USB Stick. Everytime I disconnect and connect my device (on the same USB port), the computer recognizes it as a new device and installs it, but the software wont recognize it.
I believe that I have a registry problem. Is there anything I can do to solve it? (re-install is the last thing I want)

Thank you!

My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Dec 2011   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit

Try this:

Open an elevated Command Prompt. Then

automount enable


Windows 7 recognize USB stick everytime a connect it as a new device-automountenable.jpg

You can verify the status of Automatic mounting of new volumes by looking at the value of the following key:


If the value is set to 1: This indicates that Automatic mounting of new volumes is Disabled.

If the value is set to 0: This indicates that Automatic mounting of new volumes is Enabled.

My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Windows 7 recognize USB stick everytime a connect it as a new device

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