troubleshooting Question

Windows xp has stopped identifying drivers

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HardwareWindows XPiPad
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Hi,

My xp pro has started to do stupid things lately.it started with my iPad. When I p,utter it in, it identified a new device and wanted me to install drivers. It used to just bring up iTunes. Now it does not. I had mouse problems today, I have a logitech USB mouse with a ball. It is a wireless mouse, but the batteries died, so...i plugged in a non ball mouse and it asked for the driver. Suspecting a corrupt disk drive on a hunch, I used system restore to go back 1month. In had installed zune just before this had all started and am suspecting that too, especially for the iPad device. Anyway... I then cloned the drive using acronis and when I brought it up, it says it found the new drive, but wants to install the driver for it!?

Do I have a corrupt registry? Would it not use the same driver as the other drive? I know they are different but they are both sata and I have attached it too the same port.

Is it, or was it zune that caused me issues? When I uninstalled it, that did not help. Please, I don't want to reinstall xp.

Thanks,
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