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Windows 7: Inserting any USB object, causes Windows to freeze up.

02 Sep 2009   #1
Dark Nova Gamer

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 
Inserting any USB object, causes Windows to freeze up.

Hey everyone, just curious if this is just me or if its happened to others.

Just a quick note as well, this has happened on multiple installs, and different ISO Sources (latest is an official technet, non-torrented/stolen ISO).

Anyways, when I plug a USB item into any of my USB ports. Sometimes Windows just freezes and requires me to hold the power button to restart, this happens whether I plug in my Microsoft Wireless Arc Mouse USB Dongle, 3 Different USB Flash Drives, two are from the same company, one is not (lol).

Anyways. I didn't post this earlier mainly due to it not bothering me, but when I plug it in, DURING A MOVIE I don't want to have to reload the entire dang thing

So am I alone or is this a known issue with I'm guessing my chipset?


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02 Sep 2009   #2
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

looks strange. uninstall your old chipset drivers and install the latest to see if that helps.
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02 Sep 2009   #3
Dark Nova Gamer

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
looks strange. uninstall your old chipset drivers and install the latest to see if that helps.
Already have. I tend to keep everything up-to-date even if that means my graphics act worse then they did with the RC drivers (damn you intel).
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02 Sep 2009   #4
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

How about the Plug & Play service? Is is started and automatic?
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02 Sep 2009   #5
Dark Nova Gamer

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
How about the Plug & Play service? Is is started and automatic?
Yep!

Sorry for the late-ish response, Boiling Hot Ramen Water + Fingers = Pain.
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02 Sep 2009   #6
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

How about uninstalling all USB root hubs in device manager?
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02 Sep 2009   #7
Dark Nova Gamer

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
How about uninstalling all USB root hubs in device manager?
Would that require restarting? :s
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02 Sep 2009   #8
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Yes.
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02 Sep 2009   #9
Dark Nova Gamer

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
Yes.
I shall do that later then. Want to finish this movie, before the internet goes suicidal again.

I'll post if it helped or not.
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02 Sep 2009   #10
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

ok.
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