USB Flash drive can't be read

By 831870
Oct 11, 2009
  1. I have a USB flash disc with 4gig capacity... It just happened that it can't be read by my PC, and even other PCs... I cant format it but it still shows an "icon" in "my computer". It says "insert a disc in drive ___" whenever I try to access it. What can I do? There are important files in it. Thanks!
  2. tillertowe

    tillertowe TS Rookie

    try installing the newest chipset drivers (for your mobo), i had this problem and (intel) chipset drivers did the trick.
    Somehow windows did no read the USB port correctly
  3. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +9

    See if you can reformat the drive... using FAT32.
  4. LookinAround

    LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491   +183

  5. 831870

    831870 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks for the suggestions, I'll be trying those out... I'll keep this post open until I've solved the problem. Many thanks!
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