I have a SanDisk Cruzer 2 2gig and it simply stopped working overnight. Thank you thank you thank you!! Tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where scammers attempt to trick you into paying for unnecessary technical support services. Is there a written guide out there that can walk me through these fixes on a very primary level? The Removable Media Bit can be changed either in the drive’s hardware or by a Windows filter driver. XP comes with drivers for USB mass storage. By modifying the included INF file the filter driver can be used with any other ‘removable’ drive.

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I do however have problems with it when I connect it to my Gateway Performance mhz, Please see systems specs 1 in my profile. So, always use either “Eject” or “Safely Remove Hardeware” to prevent loss of data.

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Joinsubscribers and get a daily digest of news, geek trivia, and our feature jumpdrivf. Several functions may not work. USB devices detected as ‘unknown device’. Gary – Jul 7, at Report Respond to [Guest].

USB Flash Drive Problem with Windows XP

Your name or email address: The fix is to uninstall ZoneAlarm, change the drive letters, reboot and install ZoneAlarm again.

You don’t have to add jumpdive password just make sure you have to login. Weekly is a good idea The power management can be deactivated for certain or all USB controllers: I run a 1 gig on win 98 with a usb1 If this is not resolved please say so and we will still try to help. Ask a question Report. When I tried to open it a message came up saying that the drive has to be formatted but when i pressed the format option it said that the drive cannot be formatted.


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The plugs wear out in time. After the formatting process failed I plugged the flash drive again in the USB port. I have the same question 7. Select a new drive letter from the drop down list, preferably the one that you usually use for this drive. This page is available in German language too.

Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation ledar your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more. My commandline tool DriveCleanup does it for all currently non present storage volumes and USB drives.

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So, even with the modification, ‘removable’ drives will not disappear from the list, but only eject will be available then. Furthermore the jkmpdrive a mechanically stressed, so they usually fail sooner or later.


Geeks to Go, Inc. No problem since then. It is very important to me because my important data and backup files are in it. So I tried installing the TCI inculded software, as instructed, and it nstalls with no problems what so ever, but when i connect the device one of two things happens at random; 1 The device is detected for a short while sec, then disappers, so i am not able to use it, and scanning for new hardware does not help.

Windows XP cannot detect my USB Flash Drive [Solved]

XP with SP3 will assign E: If there is a network drive on the first available local letter then XP assigns it again to a new external drive. If it doesn’t help then it may be just incompatible with the computer’s USB ports – that’s not unusual. When XP comes with the “You jumpdrivve be a member of the administrators elxar to install Filter Drivers Filter drivers are used to manipulate the communication between soft and hardware.