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Where can i download a usb mass storage device/driver or how can i get it back on my pc? I believe i deleted it because i remember removing it from add/remove programs and now i can't see it in device manager.

Before and after i deleted it my Iomega External USB CDRW Drive has suddenly not been detected by my computer(was not detected even when i had the usb mass storage device so this is not why it's not being detected). While i was removing other programs that i thought might have been causing this i accidently deleted USB Mass Storage Device from Add/Remove programs and i believe that is a driver i need for my usb plugs to work. As far as the cdrw drive goes i have tried everything on the Iomega troubleshooting page except for one thing that involves the usb mass storage device but now i don't seem to have it on my computer and i was wondering if there was somewhere i could download it or how i would get it back.
 

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The USB mass storage device driver is part of windows
Here is (I think) the download link
http://support.microsoft.com/?scid=kb;en-us;312370

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=733dd867-56a0-4956-b7fe-e85b688b7f86&DisplayLang=en

You need usbstor.sys which was part of SP2
http://www.usb-drivers.com/drivers/28/28628.htm


One thing to check is if you have it elsewhere as a backup such as in
C:\Windows\ServicePackFiles\i386
If so , locate and extract a copy to
C:\Windows\System32\Drivers

You could also try system file checker and it should restore it
Go to start / run and type
sfc /scannow
hit enter.
When prompted, provide your XP cd.
 

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Ok thanks. The power went out and i called the power company to ask when it would be back on and then they told me they were sending someone out and that i should unplug all major appliances. When it came back on and i plugged the pc back in, suddenly the cdrw drive was recognized. But when i restarted my computer it is not recognized again. I guess i'll have to unplug the power supply whenever i want to use it.
 
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