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I updated my USB drivers to the latest version using DriverMax successfully. But still the USB does not work. :)
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I too knew we were talking about a dual boot system...
we know its not a hardware issue because ubuntu see's the flash drives and can use them..
this is windows issue...
look in the bios and toggle the setting that decides if the bios or windows loads the drivers for the connected hardware...I don't have time this morning to find a screenshot for you ...
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I had not changed any BIOS settings before my USB stopped working, nor did I see any such setting in BIOS, but I changed all settings to defaults anyways. It didn't work.

Btw, how would you take a screenshot of BIOS?!? :)

Edited by Chirag64, 19 June 2009 - 12:20 PM.

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1: Try to restore to a date before the problem started.

2: If the above doesn't help click Start > Run. In the dialog box type sfc /scannow (please note the space in the command). If a corrupt or missing system file is found the chances are that you will be asked to insert your windows installation CD. Let the process run to the end at which the dialog box just disappears.
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Already tried sfc /scannow

No old system restore points :)
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look in the bios for these...
also look in services for plug and play ...make sure its set to automatic and its started...
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Mine is same as the ones shown in your screenshots. Start and running.
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What were you doing on the computer at the time when it stopped working? Did you install/uninstall any programs, get any seemingly un-related error messages?
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I was only copying some files from from the pen drive to my pc. I dont remember if i installed any new software, but i'm sure i didn't click on any suspicious looking file.

Is it possible that this could be coz of a malware?!?
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Yes it is possible, for some reason I was thinking you'd already been given the all clear from a Malware Staff member... Head on over there and follow these instructions.
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I finally gave up and formatted my C drive and reinstalled windows and the problem is solved. Thnx all for helping :)
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your welcome...and thanks for letting us know... :)
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