Found New Hardware Wizard Every Start Up

I have a few usb peripherals i.e a music keyboard usb deck etc and whenever i unplug these and plug them back in or start up my pc from a turn off state the wizard appears again and again (when all devices are installed and working absolutely fine. ) It is not just one particular device that does this it is all and with all usb ports so i doubt i'm missing up to date drivers for everything, although i'm not connected to the internet (should/would this make a difference?

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