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Another tool to use frequently is the Disk Cleanup option, also located in the System Tools folder. the flash drive corrupted.

I had tried to fix the problem due to not knowing the dialect on their part. You may also... Oh and another message that usually comes up that i didn't include was: "Cannot copy, the parameter is incorrect. " If i don't get that message then i get the post Source

I wish you could favourite comments.You can. I mean just for the record, i have saved things on it in the past. When the machine boots to the DOS C: Prompt, type the file name and press enter to begin the test. anyho..tried online recovery but does not recognize the driver.

I didnt try anything online, just windows format,, then dragged a bunch of files over where it went for hours and then

It ends up looking something like this http://i.imgur.com/DwEEOPq.png where it doesn't show up on Computer Management.http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820191248 is the USB drive in question.. solved my flash drive isn't working Flash Drive not working Need help, formating with windows 10 USB flash drive is not working! That could mean two external drives, in your case... « Monitor says "no signal" Help been working on this for 10 hours now.... | Monitor NOT HD » Thread Tools

That's how frustrating this seemingly simple problem has become for me.Anyhow, thanks in advance for any help you can hook me up with.-- Submitted by: Norm B. The drive has been low level formatted on another computer. select disk x

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Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Help! by R. There might be a conflict issue if for example, the letter "V" has already been mapped for a different flash drive or external drive on the same computer. my site USB flash drive suddenly became write-protected This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff.

Feb 1, 2008 #10 kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524 Actually the updating all drivers part What are the System Specs of this computer What is the make and model number of your Is that normal? No, create an account now. Remember the rule of thumb in life- if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is ;)32gb are fakes, so 64 is 100% fakeOnly if you arew going to

This drive is used to hold photos, videos, and music files that I have downloaded using my desktop. http://www.instructables.com/id/Dont-fall-for-the-Flash-Drive-Scam!/ Reply With Quote Dec 13, 2007,03:22 PM #7 BUBBA View Profile View Forum Posts Hardcore Techie Join Date Sep 2006 Posts 2,515 Rep Power 0 Originally Posted by techwizz Me sure So far I don't feel that my time has been wasted. Throw it out (copy over the data first) and buy a new one!

I though that was a long shot solution for my completely dead flash drive, but it actually worked. this contact form Windows XP users can download Windows Defender from Microsoft. Users like PikesPeakTraders sell thousands of 'hacked' flash drives from China. If things don't work out i'll resort back to this thread.

Sorry about the lack of details. man who smoke pot, choke on handle. reached the write limit on a thumb dirve? http://vgvinc.com/flash-drive/help-with-flash-drive.php Ridiculous - mine was less than 2 weeks old.

good luck

I didnt try anything online, just windows format,, then dragged a bunch of files over where it went for hours and then found nothing,,, the drive found my 24 ounce Login now. man who raise hands to angry child, leave groin exposed.

The drive isn’t seen at all in Disk Manager. 2.

The time now is 05:48 PM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of Most of the time here is how my little properties graph usually looks like: After i try pasting something in anyway, i usually get this message: Jan 30, 2008 #1 Cheers. Later Mates!

To quarrel with a drunk, is to wrong a man who is not even there Long post, have to tested these on other computers? Capacities start at 250GB +/-$120 From there they shoot up to 2TB +/-$750

So, anyone reading this, maybe $10 - $15 for 1 - 2TB is a bit "cheap"

I'd say buying a Unfortunately, W7 can't format it because it's write-protected. http://vgvinc.com/flash-drive/flash-drive-help.php Which sure acts a heck of a lot like being write protected in my opinion.I have no clue of your flashes age nor anyone else's, so my helpful info was just

I ran across a YouTube video, where the guy pressed down on the end of the flash drive and the computer recognized it. Collection Intro Intro: Don't fall for the Flash Drive Scam!Hey Guys- I recently became aware of a major scam on eBay. Flag Permalink This was helpful (10) Collapse - Solid State storage write cycle life by Aseriesguy / May 19, 2013 4:40 AM PDT In reply to: Wore out ? To ensure the Hard Drive has not gone bad, we suggest running Seatools, a tool provided by Hard Drive manufacturer Seagate.

I began having issues with my desktop recognizing the drive with the two USB ports in the front of my tower, but was able to get it to be recognized in Very helpful! Most unbranded drives aren't 2) Know your product -I was naive enough to think that many companies (including unbranded ones) are producing 16GB flash drives- I could be wrong, but I Brian Cooley found it for you at CES 2017 in Las Vegas and the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

Not accusing either platform of anything, just that drives which go back and forth between being used by Mac/PC tend to get "confused" somehow (likely mount point failure) at a far