Help With Flash Drive

By QCSarge
Aug 19, 2006
  1. A friend of mine is trying to back up some picture type files on a Flash Drive. She posted the following and needs some help. Any ideas from anyone? Thanks so much.

    It has 128mb and my pics have is no problem. Naturally though I was able to select all when I tried to download them, got a couple hundred in when I started to encounter a pop up window telling me that it couldn't create or copy the file...that's it...and when I click on ok the download stops and I have to start all over again. Nevertheless after that first one all the others that followed couldn't be copied either.
  2. kitty500cat

    kitty500cat TS Evangelist Posts: 2,154   +6

    Do you have the necessary permissions? Maybe it is read-only. If that's the case, you can fix it by going into the flash drive's properties and making it not read-only. I'm not sure what else could be the problem, unless the drive is faulty.
    hoping to help
  3. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    One could just reformat the drive before copying the pictures to make sure there are no filesystem issues.

    And of course, the flash drive may be bad.
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