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USB Devices: Printer or Memory Stick freezes my XP sp2 on startup

Usb device for example memory stick or usb printer freezes Windows XP sp 2 on start up windows

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Unplug the offending device(s) from the computer and start it normally. Log on as an administrative user. Open Device Manager. In the View menu, make sure that Show hidden devices is checked. Go through the list of devices and find the problem children. Right-click and select Uninstall for each of them. Reboot the computer. Plug in the devices one at a time and let XP reinstall the proper drivers.

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