Flash Drive Problem

By strong
Mar 1, 2006
  1. i have 2 different kind of flash drive that i plugged into several computer. Other computer works fine in recognizing the flash drive from the usb port. but this one computer that i have recognize that there is new hardware being plugged in but the drive does not appear (meaning no access to the documents i have in the flash drive). This happen for 2 flash drive that i have. With other computers they work fine. I have tried adding new hardware too but it failed. I am using win xp OS.

    What could the problem with the computer? please help me.
  2. lukeyu

    lukeyu TS Rookie

    Can you see the flash drive in disk management. If you can see it, please assign a drive letter
  3. strong

    strong TS Rookie Topic Starter

    i cannot see the disk drive appear on my computer.
    usually with flash drive it shows once it plugs in right. but not on this computer i am using. but it works with other computer.
    could be problem with the usb port? if yes how do i check it?
    what other possibilities then?

  4. lukeyu

    lukeyu TS Rookie

    If it have no drive letter, it cannot be displayed in my computer.
  5. strong

    strong TS Rookie Topic Starter

    yes there is no drive shown on my computer. i dont understand why it did not show for all flash drive i used but it works on other computer. And now 2 computer do not work with the flash drive. do you know why it happen?is there anyway for me to make the drive display on my computer?
  6. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

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