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USB problem,,Says To many parameter

Gary Atchinson
Occasional Contributor

USB problem,,Says To many parameter

my USB stuff just quit workin and on my start up screen I see it says Too many paremeter>> and I get a yellow flag on My USB ROOT in device manager ,,ive tried removing and reinstalling Can Any onje pleas help???
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Ron Kinner
Honored Contributor

Re: USB problem,,Says To many parameter

Assume you have tried removing all of your USB connections (maybe uninstall them too) before trying to remove and reinstall the USB?

Backup your registry and go look with regedit for

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\enum\USB

You will find several keys under this key. Expand each as much as possible and check the Device Parameters\SymbolicName on each.

In each case it should look like this:

\??\USB#Vid_04e6&Pid_0003#5&b114931&0&1#{a5dcbf10-6530-11d2-901f-00c04fb951ed}

with no spaces. Numbers will vary but should start with \??\USB

There should only be one SymbolicName and one Default tho some old instances will have FailReasonID.

IF you are feeling really brave you can delete the whole USB key and see if it will reinstall everything for you.

Ron