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Doing the c:/windows/inf trick didn't work. WinAbility Software says: December 20, 2012 at 2:59 pm paul breeze: try opening Device Manager, do you see the dvice there? Please help reply It gets worse... Not a perfect solution but one that got the clients devices working for now until I find a more elegent fix that does not involve reinstalling Windows. http://arnoldtechweb.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-repair-console-install-driver.html

If you resort to manually deleting the driver's .inf file from %SystemRoot%\inf, be sure to delete the corresponding .pnf file as well, because Windows uses that to cache some/all of the I'm guessing the reason this affects so many people is that this was a bug in one of the service packs. Otherwise, Automatic Update will install all the other (Express) updates eventually, but It takes the least amount of time to get all the Windows Updates installed if you go to the usb.inf was the missing piece of the puzzle that fixed my problem. http://www.litepc.com/xplite/drivercache.htm

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Locking this old post. Detailed information has not been added for this feature yet. I just put the USB.INF file back, from an other PC, and 'Voila' is works!!! I also couldn't find anything in the device drivers to uninstall for it, so that I could uninstall and then reinstall the flash drive.

A short time after her sister purchased a Samsung GoGear flash mp3 player and reaches the same results upon plugging it in. the file is there, in lower case letters, and is a readable file in english. Look for the name you gave for your Analysis Session and check if any of the possible recommended solutions help you. As I've already said, when extracted, the contents should be usbstor.inf which of course belongs in C:\WINDOWS\inf.

Versado I.T. by R. talent_anand {at} yahoo {dot} com reply Thanks C:\windows\inf info comment - January 27, 2009 - 5:37am Thanks C:\windows\inf info worked great. http://serverfault.com/questions/11084/how-do-i-remove-a-driver-completely-on-a-windows-xp-client-machine The mouse and keyboard came up instantly.

reply Hello Chris, I am having comment - August 9, 2007 - 7:17pm Hello Chris, I am having trouble connecting my Kodak Z612 digital camera to my Sony Vaio system with But if you do face a situation where you find that you are unable to uninstall, repair, or update some software, even when you have not deleted any files from the If pci.sy_ is in \i386 on it, substitute \i386 for \(folder where it's located) in the following.E.g. any other ideas?

  • For some reason not all the folders were set to show hidden files and it seems that the Gericom drive (Seagate) works above the lowest system level and doesn't kick-in unless
  • Tried to get it working for several days.
  • After that I could install my new keyboard and every other USB device I could find!

Provide feedback on this article CustomerLogin User Manual Language Modules Search LitePC Knowledge Base Page Options Send Print PROTrial Top Copyright (c) 1998-2004 LitePC Technologies Pty Ltd, litePC.com all rights http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/245699/sp2-driver-cache-in-windows-i386-folder-question/ Also, if you ever find a solid solution to this please post it. it pops the balloon telling you that has found new hardware...searching for drivers...your device installed and ready to use...and YOU DO NOT GET THE "FOUND NEW HARDWARE WIZARD"that does not happens Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

No, create an account now. weblink I saw these postings and decided to try extracting all the USB drivers from the XP CD to my compuer (i.e. I've been trying to install a new wireless keyboard & mice combo set with a USB receiver almost a month now. Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.

You should receive: pci.sys1 file(s) expanded. 6. My problem is that I have two external Hard drives both were working, one through the USB on the p.c and the other through the USB on the first External - The device may be listed under "Other Devices" or other places in Device Manager. http://arnoldtechweb.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-repair-freezes-installing-windows.html The issue was not helped with the fact that the PC was USB only - no PS/2 ports.

How to know the name of the driver to look for isn't explained there, remember that it's the same as the .sys file (without the extension). fixed their problem but my computer is an HP with a locked down BIOS and I wasn't able to try all the things they suggested. I note that there's a "drivers cache" folder in Windows.

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Where should I look for my problem? I have the same problem - no file at that location. Yesterday .. ?? .. Reboot your computer Windows will rebuild the INFCACHE.1 file and (hopefully ) be able to find and install the device driver for you!

Dec 17, 2009 Usb mass storage device Jan 9, 2005 Add New Comment You need to be a member to leave a comment. There are backup copies of some drivers inC:\Windows\System32\dllcache(the dllcache folder is normally hidden in Windows)- *.dll files, some *.sys files, *.exe files, etc. - but not pci.sys .If there is no reply thank you so much Chris! http://arnoldtechweb.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-repair-iso.html Report • #7 Tubesandwires November 11, 2011 at 09:05:16 NOTESometimes the pci.sys file actually is corrupted or missing, but often Windows will display that message when something else is wrong but

So I plugged it back in, waited a minute for the computer to do it's thing and then right clicked on it and uninstalled the driver.