Re: Redetect ALL hardware?
If you go into Device Manager, you can right click a device and select
Later you can select "scan for hardware changes" to install devices that are
not already installed.
"Hammy" <Hammy@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> I replaced my motherboard a few months back. Since then a number of
> have been working intermittently (network works about every other restart,
> sometimes stops working on wake from standby) and the device manager
> me from getting rid of certain pieces of hardware, even when not in use or
> even on the computer. What I would like to do is to have windows clear the
> hardware "cache" and redetect all the hardware like it would during
> Setup. This was possible with XP by creating a different hardware profile
> the hardware profile feature was removed in Vista. How can I force Vista
> redetect all hardware from scratch?
> I am using Vista Ultimate by the way.