Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Cleaning up device enumeration

05 Mar 2010   #1
Berbe

Seven Professional x64
 
 
Cleaning up device enumeration

Hello,

I recently had to manipulate a lot my Bluetooth antenna installation due to several tests...
The problem is, some third-party softwares I tested didn't managed to remove properly the dongle enumeration in my Windows registry.

When I reintalled the original pilots, my connection had an ugly "#2" stuck in the name... I went to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Enum\BTH and I could see there was 2 enumerations!

Then, I went to the System/Devices entries and I manually deleted anything related to Bluetooth, and when I reconnected my antenna, the network switched to... "#3"!

Aaarghh!!
Could you help me cleaning up that mess?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
05 Mar 2010   #2
topcat1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

Open a command prompt window and enter these commands:

set devmgr_show_nonpresent_devices=1
devmgmt.msc

Device Manager will open. Select View -> Show hidden devices from the menu.

All your previously connected but no longer present devices will be shown grayed/dimmed. Uninstall the previous ones.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Mar 2010   #3
Berbe

Seven Professional x64
 
 

Thanks a LOT :)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

Reply

 Cleaning up device enumeration




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
NAS device shown as UPnP Media Device not Storge Device in Explorer
I have three NAS units on my home network - WD My Cloud 6TB, WD My Book Live Duo 8TB and Seagate GoFlex Home 4TB. The two WD units show up as storage devices but the Seagate shows up as a UPnP AV device. This means I cannot see or access any of the folders. I can only get to it thru Window Media...
Network & Sharing
Cleaning up my bookmarks
I have been participating in Windows 10 and as a result, have exported my bookmarks into a HTML format for easy transfer to the new browser etc. When viewing the resulting data, there is an untold amount of tag along marketing. i.e. one travel company has "xx has the travel savings you're...
Browsers & Mail
Crashes after cleaning
S! I've cleaned my pc from dust as I do every 2-3 months, but this time I've got continue crashes....:confused: any suggestion? Thanks!
BSOD Help and Support
How to set Access-based Enumeration?
I want to have Access-based Enumeration (users could only see which they're allowed to) for my entire (LAN) network. As far as I know this tool is only available for Windows Server 2003 en by default for 2008. For my XP systems I use Windows SteadyState, which i.a. moderates some registry-strings...
Network & Sharing
Cleaning your HD
Can any1 help? I'm trying to locate where ALL the temp files are on my HD so I can delete them manually (Disk Cleanup just doesn't do enough). I already clean C:\Users\\AppData\Local\Temp & C:\windows\temp but I also want to delete any backups of 'Updates' that windows downloads but dont...
Performance & Maintenance


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:21.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App