USB Flash no longer recognized by Windows 2000

By bga123
Jun 16, 2005
  1. Hi all, any help would be appreciated.

    Using Windows 2000 Professinal SP4. I have beenusing a Lexar Jumpro flash with no problems for a while now. Suddenly today it no longer is recognized by the system. With the Device Manager showing, I insert the flash, the Device Manager window goes blank with an hourglass spinning. It will stay like this indefinitely. When I try clicking on the "Unplug or Eject Hardware" icon in the Task Bar lower left of my screen nothing happens. When I finally pull the USB flash the system comes alive again - meaning the Device Manager window refreshes and the Warning message about pulling a USB Mass Storage Device without first stopping it.

  2. zephead

    zephead TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,569

    you probably static-shocked the usb drive, thus destroying it and hanging your system.
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.

Similar Topics

Create an account or login to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment
TechSpot Members
Login or sign up for free,
it takes about 30 seconds.
You may also...

Get complete access to the TechSpot community. Join thousands of technology enthusiasts that contribute and share knowledge in our forum. Get a private inbox, upload your own photo gallery and more.