I realize that this is a bit of a scavenger hunt, but if anyone in the SCA Computer Club still has one of these old 16GB flash drives laying around in their desk drawer and is willing to part with it, I would be most grateful and would gladly replace it with a modern flash drive of larger memory and their choice of brand. If everything is good, try your flash drive on another usb port or another computer. Windows does not see The Recover programs require that they can read the drive is there. I can use other flash drives in the same port, but neither of my computers recognize that the flash drive is plugged into the port. This morning I plugged in my USB drive and the light that usually turns on doesn’t turn on. Sometimes the USB just refuses to strt up properly..

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Solved: Flash Drive Help

I’m dreading the answer but is there anyway to recover those files within the USB drive or to get it to work again? Flash Drive Not Working jpalazzaDec 1,in forum: When I open the Flash Drive, there are no drivers there.


Sometimes the USB just refuses to strt uxb properly. Sun City Anthem Computer Club. Add Your Answer Tips for a ubs answer: This can happen at times when the drive is removed improperly.

The light on it doesn’t light up anymore either.

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If you’re not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. Did I just buy a “boat anchor” although it is a small one? Not finding what you are looking for? It sounds like you lost your first drive, the way I lost mine when I first got a drive.

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Borrow a flash drive from a friend, GHOST it to your hard drive and then to your flash drive Drive to Drive may be unsafe because you can mix up which is which. ASGemar Dec 16, BTW, thanks for the help. Answer questions, earn points and help others Answer questions. Click on the “Erase No, create an account now.


The file system has become corrupt and unreadable, or at least a section of it.

I’ll remember to properly remove my flash drive from now on. It will say “all datda on drive whatever your usb drive is will be erased. Please assign your manual to a product: My emprex 8gig flash drive has died.

The drive could also be unformatted, or formatted with a filesystem for a different platform that can’t be read by XP. Similar Threads – Solved Flash Drive. This site is completely free — paid for by advertisers and donations. Alun Cox Level 3 Expert Answers. Click here to join today!

Windows does not see it and uzb light does not flash. How can this be resolved. Join our site today to ask your question.

So those aren’t as helpful as I hoped. Also you could try installing new hardware whilst the drive is connected.