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Windows 7: External Drive doesn't work after latest updates

10 Feb 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
External Drive doesn't work after latest updates

I just installed the latest updates for win 7 and after restarting my external HDD doesn't get recognised.

This is the Error in device manager:

"Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43)"

Any ideas on what to do?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Feb 2010   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

I reinstalled my chipset drivers and now my WD Elements is recognised and works.

I don't know how this happened but sure it had something to do with these last lot of updates.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Feb 2010   #3


If you have the chance, could you post the latest updates your computer installed before the external stopped working. * i know you fixed it, it's simply for documentation purposes. No worries if you can't.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

10 Feb 2010   #4

Win 7 Ultimate SP1 x64

Quite a number of users are experiencing problems with windows 7 "february" updates lately? Weird. I got 7 updates yesterday. All installed successfully, no errors at all.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Feb 2010   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

These were the last lot of updates that I installed:

External Drive doesn't work after latest updates-updates.png

My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Feb 2010   #6


thank you
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