Windows USB Setup

USB drivers

Windows requires a device driver be present for any device in order to access it. It has some generic drivers, typically for storage devices such as CompactFlash readers and external hard drivers. For communication devices, the vendor must supply a device driver.

Clearing out stale USB information

For Power Users who have too many COM devices, you can remove all knowledge of existing ones by following these steps. Note that you could seriously mess your machine up (ie it won't boot) if you are not careful.

BitPim Online Help built 17 January 2010