For anyone else with the USB disconnect/reconnect issue... THIS HOTFIX WORKED FOR ME! I uninstalled it accidentally trying to troubleshoot another issue- the disconnects IMMEDIATELY resurfaced. Reinstalled and still haven't had any now.
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KB Article Number(s): 2416007
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