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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.

    Brian
     
  2. zephead

    zephead TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,483

    you probably static-shocked the usb drive, thus destroying it and hanging your system.
     
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