hard crashing during start


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when I try to launch HWinfo64, it crashes during startup, right around the CPU bus detection.
Windows 7, 64 bit pro.
16 gigs mushkin RAM
R9 390
AMD 8320 @ 4800mhz
mushkin reactor 512gb SSD
Toshiba 2 tb Hdd
WD blue 1tb Hdd


This seems to be caused by some USB device or controller - when HWiNFO attempts to query its state the USB protocol causes a crash.
Please try to detach USB devices to see if that might help. Alternatively you might try to upgrade USB Host Controller drivers if possible or disable controllers not used.
strangely- disable drive scanning.
I started by disabling everything and working backwards. took forever. but drive scanning is what broke it.