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USB Drivers must re-install every time when i plug in my USB Device

I use mostly an external usb hard-disk, a bluetooth device and a flash-disk on my usb ports. I never plug them off, because i need them everytime. And when i restart or turn on my notebook, i must re-install my usb drivers. I open my device manager and right click to the device. There is an exclamation mark on the driver. When i re-install it, works fine. What can be my problem. I used different os to solve it, but i want to use my XP Professional sp2 on my laptop.

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  • sevymli Oct 11, 2007

    Its doesn't work. I need really a solution for my problem. I try this one and i try to "disable selective suspend" for my usb controllers (This solution was from Microsoft) but nothing is happend. By the way i try to update my bios version, now i have another problem. I can't save my power settings. Its changed every time to close the monitor in 15min. and close the hdd's in 30min. When i change it and push to save button, its look like saved. But when i came back to my notebook after 30min. its in suspend mode...

  • Anonymous Apr 30, 2008

    usb ports not working

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    USB Driver not recognised

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SOURCE: Sound driver problem in LG GS50-6EA2 laptop. OS:-Windows XP SP2

Dear Sshal88

In order to let your sound device work again You have to follow the below instruction:

Start - Right click on My Computer - Properties
You will see many tabs, You have to Click on "Hardware"
Now, Click "Device Manager"

You are in the Device Manager and you see a full list now, go down to find "Sound, video and game controllers" - on the one that mentions the yellow mark, right click and hit uninstall.

Now that the device is uninstalled successfully, you have to click up on the right hand "Scan for Hardware Changes", it will re-install the sound device automatically. You will see on the tray bar on your right hand-down, Your software is installed and ready for use.

Restart your computer, and here we go, it works :)

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