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My PC apparently crashed before I came home from work (so my daugthers tell me; they rebooted it). The first thing I did, after it came up, was got into the Event Viewer to see what it said. Several hours before they rebooted it, there's a message in the event viewer that says:

The driver detected a controller error on \Device\Harddisk5\DR5

I've no idea what that means. I got into Computer Manager, to take a look at the disks on my machine. There's only 1 hard drive, and a few slots for microSD, etc, but none of them are labeled "Harddisk5", nor is there anything there labeled "DR5". How do I determine what, if anything, those are? Could they be USB drives that my daughters used?

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Try superuser.com/questions/307955/… –  DragonLord Mar 10 '13 at 1:38
    
Thank you, DragonLord. –  Rod Mar 15 '13 at 1:13

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DR means "drive removable", 5 is the USB host controller ID assigned by Windows.

Each usb port will be assigned a different number when being used, sorting out which is which is difficult.

The system internal hard drive will be Harddisk0, ask your daughters what was plugged in at the time of the bsod.

Source of Information See posts by Leo Huang farther down the page and is marked with green.

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What does \D mean? Is there a list somewhere? –  Synetech May 27 '13 at 19:28

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