Can't get USB flash drive to show up on virtual machine

By Jskid
Jun 20, 2011
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  1. The host is Mac OS X version 10.5.8 and the guest is Windows XP Pro SP3. I tried adding the usb drive as a shared folder but nothing showed up. I tried it with auto-mount but no help.
  2. ChinoNYC

    ChinoNYC TS Enthusiast Posts: 85

    Did you try loading the VM first and while keeping the VM in the foreground, did you then pop in the USB flash drive??
  3. Jskid

    Jskid TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 341

    I won't be seeing that computer until next Monday and I'll get back to you then :)
  4. Jskid

    Jskid TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 341

    Still same problem. I get this message when I don't have the usb stick plugged in before starting the VM.

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