My jumpdrive seems to be fried please help

By Harold the sage
Apr 9, 2006
  1. Hello to all of you reading this who i hope can tell me my USB jumpdrive is salvagable, well here's whats wrong with it: My computer recognizes it as a jumpdrive but when ever i try to open it it gives me the message "please insert a disk into drive F:" and when i try to format it via right click nothing happens i have also tried formating it via the MS-DOS Promt window (i am running windows XP) if you know any way to save it please tell me
  2. CrossFire851

    CrossFire851 TS Rookie Posts: 766

    The usb connector on the flash drive may be going out.

    Common problem, not to much you can do.

    Or it just maybe a driver conflict try a different usb port, and also try another computer.
  3. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Hello and welcome to Techspot.

    You might want to look at this thread HERE.

    Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
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