Why does XP assign a number when updating device hardware? Tags: Security Hardware Devices Windows XP Last response: September 17, 2012 10:27 PM in Windows XP Share azizullah September 17, 2012 10:04:59 PM why my hardware not working please help me. More about : assign number updating device hardware ex_bubblehead a b 8 Security September 17, 2012 10:27:23 PM We're not psychic here. What specific haredware are you having problems with? What error messages are received? (post the entire error message, not just part) Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Why does XP assign a number when updating device hardware? Forum How do I remove assigned device number in Windows XP SP2? Forum Why does my Pc show other devices when I click Safely remove hardware Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !