View Full Version : vista (device) management is being an ass

23-12-2009, 07:19 PM
its been a while but i have this problem with (specifically) device manager (and probably the others eg drive management crashes too). being that it stops responding when i try to remove hardware from the list, refresh the list or otherwise work with the hardware devices in the manager, also its not picking up a USB MP3 player and a virtual CD drive is stuck in the drive listings

Speedy Gonzales
23-12-2009, 07:30 PM
If the virtual cd is a program uninstall it, then see if it freezes. If it doesn't thats probably the cause

23-12-2009, 07:48 PM
its a game, but usually removing the virtual drive association from magicdisc removes it. also usually when i close the notebook lid it makes the hardware remove sound, now its not. i will reboot and see what happens. it probably started doing it when i tried installing an old USB scanner.

23-12-2009, 08:10 PM
a reboot helped. who'd of thunk it.

Speedy Gonzales
23-12-2009, 08:12 PM
Sweet !