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Usb Not Showing In My Computer Etc. 2009-02-20 22:02:13 Reply

Ive been trying to get my new USB to work on this computer yet it keeps having problems no matter what route i take.
For example:
1. I right click My Computer go into Manage go to Disk Management and see my USB has no Drive Letter. So i assign it one that isnt used (eg. :Z\). It still doesnt show in My Computer so i open it by right clicking it in Disk Management and selecting Open. It opens and i can copy stuff onto it. Though its got a 8 character limit now so anything i try to put on (eg. games) wont work due to it changing .dll names etc. then to make it worse its Driver Letter is unassigned when i restart/Log-off.
2. I go into Device Manager go to Disk Drives, right click it and select Properties. Now i go to the Volumes tab it has no volumes (image) so i select Populate, and its got a volume (image). Now i click ok, go back into Properties and its no longer got any volumes.
Note: It works on other computers, but they dont have the files i want to copy.
Anyone able to help with this issue? Searched the internet and found nothing that helps.
P.S. Yes my drivers are up to date.


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Response to Usb Not Showing In My Computer Etc. 2009-02-20 22:09:05 Reply

Did you try plugging it in to different USB Ports?
Is the USB 2.0 cable 2.0 and the Port 2.0?

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Response to Usb Not Showing In My Computer Etc. 2009-02-20 22:13:49 Reply

At 2/20/09 10:09 PM, BlackHaku wrote: Did you try plugging it in to different USB Ports?
Is the USB 2.0 cable 2.0 and the Port 2.0?

Yes, all of them are 2.0 and i tried all 6 of my USB ports.


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Response to Usb Not Showing In My Computer Etc. 2009-02-20 22:40:11 Reply

Try this website:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/871233

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Response to Usb Not Showing In My Computer Etc. 2009-02-21 13:44:08 Reply

if that doesn't work, call the manufacturer, these things are waranteed


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Response to Usb Not Showing In My Computer Etc. 2009-02-21 14:50:48 Reply

what version of windows do you have?

sounds like you need a USB mass storage device driver

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Response to Usb Not Showing In My Computer Etc. 2009-02-21 18:34:40 Reply

Have you formatted the USB drive yet? Sometimes, they won't work properly until you do.


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