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Cannot access USB flash Drive

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by St. Clair, Jan 14, 2011.

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  1. St. Clair

    St. Clair Thread Starter

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    Hi, Happy New Year. Just bought a Scandisk Cruzer 2Gb USB Flash Drive, it seemed to be accepted and indeed appears as a USB drive letter on, "MY Computer" list, however, when I try to do anything with it, the message appears, "You do not have access to the folder 'G:\'. See your administrator for access to this folder". What is the procedure for obtaining access to this drive, I have never had cause to access the administrator before.
    Cheers, Gordon.
     
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    One possibility is that there are file permissions on the drive that are blocking your access. See this for an explanation.
     
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