You may have already tried this but here’s my input. ASGemar Dec 16, Find the drive in “my computer”. Welcome to Tech Support Guy! Want to take better photos and videos? Join our site today to ask your question.

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Try googling the burner company name and model number if Windows continues seeing the drive as an unknown device.

All of them said they couldn’t find the drive even though the computer acknowledges something is plugged into the USB port. You may have already tried this but here’s my input. If the software you tried didn’t know the drive was plugged in then you don’t.

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If it’s time for a bit better camera, this is your Canon If it’s time for a bit better camera, this is your Canon by Lori Grunin. The computer will detect it as a removable media drive,like a cdrom. Check if the usb port is enabled under device manager. My flash drive apparently experienced a partial short which has damaged its internal chip and rendered the data vlash by any computer’s USB port.


JTMJan 20, empreex The easiest way I can accomplish this would be welcomed. ASGemar Dec 16, Tech Support Guy is completely free — paid for by advertisers and donations. Your name or email address: It will say “all datda on drive whatever your usb drive is will be erased.

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Any decisions regarding a purchase, adoption or implementation, based upon any speaker or presenter recommendations are entirely your own. Do you already have an account? Now, the light doesn’t come on. If it’s failed in a way that you cannot access it anymore you are emprwx down to sending it to a recovery lab.

There must be a simple More Print this page Share this page. Posted on Jan 02, Alun Cox Level 3 Expert Answers.


USB flash drive problem

Go to flasb command prompt assuming you have windows and type format drive letter: My tech guy says he has been able to partially power the flash drive up, but now needs a matching working Emprex 16GB flash drive so that he can piggyback my flash drive onto the internal working chip of the identical flash drive to fully power it up and recover the data files.

Computer powers off in sleep mode Few things you might try yourself: Jun 20, Electronics – Others. I’d also try the thumb drive in a different computer just to make sure the problem isn’t with the thumb drive itself. My laptop seems to recognize that something is there, but thats it.