Your USB audio device does not function correctly, and Device Manager shows a yellow exclamation mark on a computer that is running Windows Vista Service Pack 1 or Windows Server 2008
You connect a USB audio device to a computer that is running Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Windows Server 2008. However, the audio device does not function correctly. When you examine the audio device in Device Manager, you see a yellow exclamation mark (!) next to the audio device. Additionally, the Device status area displays the following error message:
This device cannot start. (Code 10)
Note: This problem does not occur in the original version of Windows Vista.
For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB957080.