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I have the following entries in my Windows XP Professional Add/Remove Programs window:

  • USB Storage Driver. Registry uninstall entry details:

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\GENEUIDE] "DisplayName"="USB Storage Driver" "UninstallString"="DelUIDrv.exe"

  • Genesys USB Mass Storage Device. Registry uninstall entry details:

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall{B4BF87C8-3EEC-4774-82A2-584F109187B1}] "UninstallString"="RunDll32 C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup \"C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B4BF87C8-3EEC-4774-82A2-584F109187B1}\Setup.exe\" " "DisplayName"="Genesys USB Mass Storage Device" "LogFile"="C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B4BF87C8-3EEC-4774-82A2-584F109187B1}\setup.ilg"

Any idea what those are? A simple google search doesn't reveal much...

Would it be safe to uninstall them ?


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Would it be safe to uninstall them ?

No, these are drivers which allow USB flash drive to be used as a hot-pluggable mass storage device ( similar to hard drives).

Genesys USB Mass Storage Device

Are you sure it's Genesys and not Generic

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Yes, I'm sure, see my edit – ohadsc Dec 18 '10 at 14:56
You have one of these device? – Sathya Dec 18 '10 at 15:58
No, can't say that I do... – ohadsc Dec 18 '10 at 16:53

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