Perhaps a more appropriate Newsgroup for your operating system -
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The unknown device is probably your camcorder.
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For both WinXP and Vista.
TaurArian [MVP] 2005-2008 - Australia
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Computer Maintenance: Acronis / Diskeeper / Paragon / Raxco
"Don C." <Don C.@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
|3 days ago my PC automatically updated. ince then at restart the "New
| Harware Wizard" is sttempting to add new unknown hardware to my PC. I try
| cancelling and it works however there is an "unknown device" in my device
| manager and I can no longer use my camcorder as it is no longer recognized
| when trying to use any chat program. Also, I can not use the System Restore
| feature to reverse to an earlier date. Each time I try to restore to an
| earlier date is fails. Any ideas?
| Don C.