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Important This article contains information about how to modify the registry. Make sure that you back up the registry before you modify it. Make sure that you know how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up, restore, and modify the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ )How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
Consider the following scenario:
This problem occurs when the Startup Type option for the Portable Device Enumerator service is set to Manual.
To resolve this problem, use one of the following methods.
Method 1: Use the Services snap-in to change the Startup Type option to Automatic
Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by using another method. These problems might require that you reinstall the operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk.
Steps to reproduce the problem