Re: Blue Screen upon USB Drive Insertion
If you have more than one Anti-Virus program running,
Try disabling them one at a time to see if it lets you plug in your drive.
"Domenick" <Domenick@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> P.S. Could this also be caused by McAfee or other anti-virus software? I
> recently had to do a McAfee update that required a reboot.
> "Domenick" wrote:
>> I've been using this SwissMemory USB drive for a couple years now on the
>> computer system (an HP Pavillion notebook, Vista Ultimate 32-bit). As of
>> just yesterday, I can no longer access the drive. As soon as I plug it
>> in, I
>> get a Blue Screen with the Stop Error 0x8E and my computer reboots. If I
>> the drive in before windows finishes booting, I can access the drive just
>> fine. However, anytime I plug the device in while Windows is already
>> I immediately get the Blue Screen and a reboot.
>> I've tried reformatting the flash drive, but it still happens. Any
>> suggestions on how to correct this? Drive seems to work fine when
>> into my other system running XP. The notebook is only a couple years old
>> so I
>> don't think that it is hardware failure. Could I have corrupt drivers?
>> drivers? I've tried some other flash drives and most of them work.
>> sometimes I am presented witht he prompt that "My device could run
>> but I know the notebook and the flash drives are both USB 2.0. Any help
>> be greatly appreciated.
>> Thank you.