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Old 01-21-2006, 03:37 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i can't get any device to install via usb, ex. printers, ipods, etc. when ever i plug them in after installing all the software and crap for them, found new hardware wizard comes up and wants to install the device. every single time it fails.



then my dvd burner was acting up so i uninstalled the driver for that, then reinstalled and found new hardware wizard can't even install that!

found new hardware wizard seems to be corrupted, what can i do?
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1. Log on to your computer by using an administrator account.
2. Click Start, and then click Run.
3. In the Open box, type regedit, and then click OK.
4. Locate and click the following registry key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\L PTENUM
5. Right-click the registry key, and then click Delete.
6. Under Confirm Key Delete, click Yes.
7. Close Registry Editor, and then restart your computer.


If you dont see this reg entry, on to the next step.....
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the only key in the folder leptenum is (default), when i click to delete it it says "unable to delete all specified values
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you werent supposed to delete it, only if the key I mentioned was there to delete it
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alright, well, there wasnt any keys in there then
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go to the device manager and uninstall the usb, reboot, and let windows reinstall it
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