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Vista SP1 Users Report Broken USB Devices

microsoft vistaTo many a service pack from Microsoft is the first sign their newest platform is becoming stable. For Vista the SP1 pack came out in April and it was a good sign. At least for some. The deal with SP1 is Microsoft sending a signal to corporate world it’s time to drop XP and make the upgrade. However, even with the Service Pack 1 revision from Microsoft some are still seeing problems with their USB devices. Most notably, users are reporting mice, keyboards and flash drives still not performing as they should.
“We are aware of concerns that a recent Microsoft update may be causing problems with USB devices,” stated a Microsoft spokesperson. “We are investigating the matter and at this time do not have any additional information to share.”
It’s not clear how widespread this USB problem may be. For those installing Vista SP1, Microsoft recommends using Microsoft Windows Update, which checks and verifies if updated drivers are present before the upgrade. So now the question becomes – have you upgraded to Vista AND have you seen problems with your USB devices?  Let us know and comment here… .

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