Windows 2k Confusion with USB Devices

Posted on 2003-03-31
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Last Modified: 2010-04-13
I'm sure everyone has run into this at one time or another.  When you install a USB device I am guessing it stores the information on where the device is plugged in.  If you unplug the device and then use the pc for a week or so, then plug the device back in and Windows 2000 wants me to supply drivers again.  Is there a way around this???  I have users that do not have rights to install devices yet everytime they plug in a printer at home it wants them to supply drivers again even though I previously installed drivers for their home printers.


Question by:bdh113s
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Create a second hardware profile for them to select at bootup for when they are at home.

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Thanks MSGeek, I hadn't even thought of this.

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Glad I could help, laptops are a pain.  Thanks, MSGeek.

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