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CD/DVD Driver - used for CD/DVD players. Thanks again! I was able then to install the device, and the camera is now recognized! reply Hundreds of thank you since comment - February 5, 2009 - 12:26pm Hundreds of thank you since 2006... http://3swindows.com/windows-xp/f6-driver-install-windows-7.html

I just need it to work so I can copy all my files and reinstall XP home. comment - March 19, 2009 - 9:16am thank you so much Chris! I'll check out the mouse keys though thanks! reply thank you so much Chris! http://www.litepc.com/xplite/drivercache.htm

Is it a lower level driver than the one Easyshare provides, which is why I can't get at it? When I plug he camera in, it recognizes the camera under "other devices" in the device driver manager as the correct make and model. reply Likewise...c:\WINDOWS\inf comment - March 6, 2007 - 4:20pm Likewise...c:\WINDOWS\inf solved the same problem for me. Some computers may not fully install USB Hardware List drivers.

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  • I found 4 files under the driver tab in properties of the device.
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  • You could try installing VNC version on a remote PC or if the machine is XP Professional you may be able to Remotely Enable Remote Desktop. I had to use an old serial mouse while troubleshooting. Reboot your computer Windows will rebuild the INFCACHE.1 file and (hopefully ) be able to find and install the device driver for you! I'd prefer not to have to do a clean load.

    I haven't tried this with Vista yet but it may explain why the device was not recognized. I've created an Ubuntu disk and have run it from the laptop CD so I can create a system32\drivers folder and move the pci.sys file from the root to the folder Updating the USB Controller drivers may solve the problem.Mark Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - OMG by Carlitos287 / December 20, 2007 4:01 AM PST In reply to: No, Register now!

    or ! I don't like downloading system files from websites as some of the other posters mentioned. Based on some of the comments in response to your article I was able to find that apparently there was no usbstor.inf file under the C:\Windows\inf folder. In the process I realized that I can't install any new USB device.

    the freeware Easeus Partition Master Home Ediition . http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/245699/sp2-driver-cache-in-windows-i386-folder-question/ Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement cnet Reviews All Reviews Audio Cameras Laptops Phones Roadshow Smart Home Tablets TVs News All News Apple Crave Internet Microsoft Mobile I see this is more than likely the same problem as yours. The first thing I tried to do was plug in my generic USB flash drive which contains all of our software toolkit.

    use repair console"would like to "expand" file from recovery disk to c:, but when I execute the command, the system says "access is denied". check my blog I haven't tried the coping the inf file from another computer, but I will be. I finally got tired of messing with the old laptop and bought a newer one. reply You Guys ROCK!!!!

    Proffitt Forum moderator / December 1, 2012 12:22 AM PST In reply to: Help me Please!!! Looked in C:\Windows\inf: it was almost empty. Not to put music on or anything else so I doubt it was actually detected in the first place. http://3swindows.com/windows-xp/repair-windows-xp-with-cd.html Chris reply Hi, Got a similar problem comment - November 6, 2007 - 4:30pm Hi, Got a similar problem here- no keyboard or mouse.

    Discussions cover Windows 2003 Server, Windows installation, adding and removing programs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other OS-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion USB Plug and Play ** does not I tried deleting the infcache.1 file in c:\windows\inf. Yet another BIG THANK YOU 2009 :) The c:\windows\inf put me in the right direction.

    I didn't actually go through the process of chaning the INFB file name...rather i just targeted that folder when going to install.

    Hope this helps somebody with a similar problem. changed it to '%SystemRoot%\inf' and voila, i am able to access the usb devices.your fix was perfect, after many hours of trying to update drivers for usb devices in winxp. I will choose the driver to install", etc. Reference:Search Microsoft Support: Driver Cache In XPlite Professional you can find Driver Cache under the group titled System Tools & Utilities.

    I assume that this means that I can't access any folders above the root level. http://technet2.microsoft.com/windowsserver2008/en/library/ab4453f3-596f-4819-a5a5-2c7b6c39c9f61033.mspx?mfr=true reply Hi I have an issue with a comment - April 26, 2008 - 4:53pm Hi I have an issue with a friend's computer. Install Driver Cache:Driver Cache is a stand-alone component. have a peek at these guys after reboot.

    share|improve this answer answered Sep 15 '10 at 15:15 Ray add a comment| up vote 1 down vote Have tried devcon, but it says that there is no dp_delete command, and can't connect my phone, my flip video, my bluetooth, or mp3 player. Once I restarted, I was able to go through the installation process and now my USB disk works! a Linux CD or the Utltimate Boot CD, and if you have (drive letter):\Windows\ServicePackFiles\i386'\pci.sys, copy it to (drive letter):\Windows\system32\drivers orif you have (drive letter):\NT\ServicePackFiles\i386'\pci.sys, copy it to (drive letter):\NT\system32\drivers ".............You could

    Type exit to terminate Recovery Console. reply Hi Dear, Copy the old driver comment - January 22, 2009 - 6:37pm Hi Dear, Copy the old driver files from the un-updated version of xp to the fully updated I've tried to do a "SET AllowAllPaths = True" to enable access to the Windows folder, but the response is "the SET command is currently disabled. ..... I copied it from another XP machine and my USB concentrator works again!!! -Gilles reply OMG, just PERFECT!

    Copy each one to its correct location as shown above. How to cleanup and remove old USB storage drivers Apr 13, 2010 Ibm-djsa 220 Usb Mass Storage(drivers) Feb 11, 2005 Dvd room drive being recognized as a usb mass storage device Why do CDs and DVDs fill up from the centre outwards? I have searched in vain on the Microsoft website and elsewhere for a "digital still camera" driver to no avail.

    I couldn't even find where the usb.inf file was located on the CD. Your answer is great though for when the standard approach fails. –Graphain May 22 '09 at 6:40 add a comment| up vote 3 down vote Here are some good pointers for 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 - I've been trying to install a new wireless keyboard & mice combo set with a USB receiver almost a month now.

    Machine is dell dimension 5000 reply Yes, fortunately we often Dan White - November 7, 2007 - 9:44pm Yes, fortunately we often install VNC on machines for remote support purposes so None of my 3 spares from other makers would work either, I was baffled. ALL of your personal data is at C:\Documents and Settings\(your user)\( files and sub-folders of your user), unless you saved your data in a location elsewhere deliberately. Report • #10 Tubesandwires November 11, 2011 at 10:29:07 ✔ Best AnswerSee response 8"I note that there's a "drivers cache" folder in Windows.

    SUCCESS! or possibly C:\Windows\ServicePackFiles\i386There is no pci.sy_ on my entire C drive either.