This issue occurs as you connect a USB 2.1 device to a USB 2.0 port or a USB 3.0 port on a computer that is running Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, or Windows Server 2012 R2. The Binary Device Object Store (BOS) descriptor validation for the USB device fails.
To resolve this issue, install update rollup 2967917. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2967917 July 2014 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about the BOS descriptor, go to the following Microsoft website:
Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter, Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials, Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation, Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard