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Windows 7 frequently plays the usb/new device connection/disconnection sound. It happens both when the computer is idle and under load. All usb device connections have been checked (though I can't rule out a bad cable yet). I thought a good way to track down the issue would be to wait for the sound and then check the log file for the latest connected/disconnected device. I just need to know which log file has this information.

Edit: I'm going to leave the answer accepted, however the issue persists. I get that sound seemingly randomly throughout the day. Anyone else have any ideas?

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try using USBLogView

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This looks perfect. Thanks! –  mbreslin Dec 11 '11 at 17:52
    
Nice program, does not actually read any windows usb log files (because they don't exist in windows), but does log usb events that happen after the program is opened, useful program though, thanks for posting it. –  Moab Dec 11 '11 at 18:53

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