Vista USB Problem

Posted on 2011-10-07
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
vista usb problem any USB thumb or HD containing pictures restarts windows explorer
Usb s all work great. Drives all work with any other hardware except Drives.
Question by:MedinaOh
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    The most likely cause is a 3rd party explorer extension.

    Without plugging in a USB device, browse to anywhere on the C: drive and right click any file.

    Look at all the options in the list, are there anything extra menu items that were added? Try uninstalling these 3rd party apps shown one at a time to see if the problem goes away.


    Download ShellEXView, and try disabling every non-microsoft extension all at once, then reboot.

    If the problem goes away, enable the extensions one at a time until the problem comes back. Every time you enable an extention, you will need to kill explorer and reload it or reboot the computer. Once you find the bad extention, leave it disabled or look for an updated software version or patch.


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    Did it all still the same thing.

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    Thanks Guy's I got this one on my Own.

    They had Lexmark Printer software that was interferring.
    Uninstalled it problem Gone
    Thanks anyway
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    Close I said that 3 weeks ago

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