News, tips, advice, support for Windows, Office, PCs & more. Tech help. No bull. We're community supported by donations from our Plus Members, and proud of it
Home icon Home icon Home icon Email icon RSS icon
  • KB4580325 Disabled my USB Drivers

    Posted on garypetersen Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    Home Forums AskWoody support Windows Windows 10 Windows 10 version 2004 – May 2020 Update KB4580325 Disabled my USB Drivers

    Tagged: ,

    Viewing 2 reply threads
    • Author
      Posts
      • #2313277 Reply
        garypetersen
        AskWoody Plus

        Heads up.

        Earlier this week, KB4580325, 2020-10 Security Update for Adobe Flash Player for Windows 10 Version 2004 for x64 Based Systems installed on my laptop.  After the required reboot, my USB ports no longer worked.  Unfortunately, I had long ago disabled my laptop touchpad.  With much trial and error, I was able to navigate using the keyboard to restart the touchpad.  Uninstalling the update didn’t restore USB function but I eventually figured out that the USB drivers had been stopped.  Once I got them restarted in Device Manager, everything was fine.

        The update installed again this morning and disabled my USB drivers again.  Restarting them worked again.

      • #2313291 Reply
        Paul T
        AskWoody MVP

        How did you restart the drivers?
        They are normally loaded as part of Windows start up – unless you have fast start enabled, in which case drivers are not reloaded.

        cheers, Paul

      • #2313298 Reply
        Susan Bradley
        Da Boss

        Flash shouldn’t be touching driver code.  I’d look in the event log to see what’s going on.

        Susan Bradley Patch Lady

    Viewing 2 reply threads

    Please follow the -Lounge Rules- no personal attacks, no swearing, and politics/religion are relegated to the Rants forum.

    Reply To: KB4580325 Disabled my USB Drivers

    You can use BBCodes to format your content.
    Your account can't use Advanced BBCodes, they will be stripped before saving.