Re: "Unknown Device" under device manager
Use the update driver tab for each unknown devices and look in the list and
pick the one for your usb
That would be the right choice to me for the fix.
Because when you uninstalled them Vista does not remove the drivers from the
driver dat file unless you tell it to and you did not remove them.
So go look.
"Kris" <Kris@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> How do I re-install the buggers when they keep appearing as"uknown
> when I attempt to do so?
> "Donald L McDaniel" wrote:
>> On Fri, 6 Jun 2008 14:56:00 -0700, Kris
>> <Kris@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
>> >OK, so I uninstalled my computer's two "USB root hubs" under device
>> >in order to attempt solve an issue with a webcam. Now, they appear as
>> >"Unknown Devices". Is there a way I could fix this so they are listed
>> >appropiately? I also attempted to delete the two uknown devices and have
>> >computer search for new hardware, but they appear listed the same when
>> > Any ideas?
>> Let me get this right:
>> In an attempt to solve an issue withg a webcam, you deleted all your
>> USB root hubs. NOw you want to know how to get them to appear
>> If this is the case, here is the fix:
>> Reinstall the buggers if you want them to be listed correctly!
>> By the way, how many other USB devices stopped working after you
>> deleted the root hubs?
>> Donald L McDaniel