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"Gary S. Terhune" wrote:
> USB devices often have drivers of their own. Do as the rep suggested.
> Typically, it's wisest to leave the device detached until you've
> installed the drivers. Attach the device when prompted by Setup, or if
> there's no prompt, after the drivers installation is finished.
> Such drivers do not "overlay" the USB drivers, any more than printer
> drivers "overlay" LPT port drivers. They're distinct. You need the USB
> Controller drivers, the USB Hub drivers, and device drivers for whatever
> peripheral gets attached to the USB port.
> Gary S. Terhune
> MS MVP Shell/User
> "John Lane" <JohnLane@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> >I have a 5 year old HP with a front facing USB port. It works fine for
> > Konica-Minolta digital camera (fine = recognizes camera as a drive). I
> > got
> > Flash Card and the system doesn't recognize it. I downloaded the
> > driver zip
> > file from the Flash Card manufacturer. I asked them if it would
> > overlay or
> > foul up already installed USB drivers on the system. He said no, it
> > wouldn't.
> > Is this true? Will I be in trouble with my digital casmera if I
> > install their
> > driver? Thanks.