Help, unable to find usb flash drive in my computer


Old 03-12-13, 02:54 AM
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Help, unable to find usb flash drive in my computer

When I plug in a flash drive stick the F drive never comes up ? Any suggestions ? Thanks in advance.
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Old 03-12-13, 04:31 AM
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I'm assuming you've already used the stick elsewhere and it's working? First thing, have you tried plugging another device in to make sure the usb port is working? Second, right click on My Computer then click "Manage". Click Storage and Disk Management. Check to see if the drive is shown.
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I've had this happen before and each time the solution was to plug it into a different USB port on the machine. The drives can go bad, I've just had ports go bad instead.
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If you are plugging the USB drive on a USB hub then I would try using the USB drive on the computer itself. Sometimes the hubs go bad too so try the USB drive in another computer or another USB port on the computer itself. Sometimes too just restarting the computer solves the problem.
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