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Disable repair scan of removable devices on Windows


Capture d'écran - Menu Démarrer, rechercher du module Services

If you insert a USB stick on your PC, sometimes a dialog box asks you to scan and repair your device or pass the operation. Here’s the solution to get rid of it permanently.

N.B. : first of all, note that this trick will also have the effect of deactivating the automatic execution of the hardware which usually displays a window of the most common standard actions depending on the hardware connected.

Open the start Menu then enter services.msc and press the key Entry.

Capture d'écran - Menu Démarrer, rechercher du module Services
Screenshot of screen — Start menu, search from the Services module

The Windows Services window will then be displayed.

Look for the following service and double-click it:

Core Hardware Detection

Capture d'écran - Recherche du service Détection matériel noyau
Screenshot of screen — Search Service Detection Hardware kernel

So click on the button Stop then choose Disabled in the choice list of the boot type.

Capture d'écran - Désactivation du service Détection matériel noyau
Screenshot of screen — Deactivate Service Detection Hardware kernel

A warning tells you that another service will be disabled. Validate as many times as necessary.

Insert a device like a USB stick again and notice the absence of any automatic repair or run warning system.

To restore the default system, reactivate the service.

This simple trick solves once for all this scan bug of a allegedly damaged device although it may have some interest in the event of a real failure... it’s up to you to choose!

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