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ITsVISTA KB-Link: KB2477042

The communication stops between a USB RNDIS device and a computer that is running Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008 after you remove the device from the USB hub and then reattach the device

Consider the following scenario:

  • You have a computer that is running Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008.
  • You attach a USB Remote Network Driver Interface Specification (RNDIS) device to the computer through an external USB hub.
  • You remove the device from the USB hub and then reattach the device.

In this scenario, the communication between the device and the computer stops. Additionally, a yellow exclamation mark (!) appears next to the device name in Device Manager.

There is a download that resolves this issue. See Hotfixes for details.
32-bit Download: Contact Microsoft
64-Bit Download: Contact Microsoft

For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB2477042.

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