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Not recognizing USB

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by eeter, Jul 4, 2007.

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  1. eeter

    eeter Thread Starter

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    Each time I insert any USB flash drive into my new Dell E520, it tells me:
    "The disk is not formatted. Do you want to format it now?"
    The same flash drive works on different PC's

    Any help will be appreciated

    Thanks

    ee
     
  2. bonk

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    If your trying the USBs at the front then try the ones at the back and see if it says the same....
     
  3. eeter

    eeter Thread Starter

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    On the back too

    Thanks
     
  4. bonk

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    It might be a good idea to check for any updates like Bios on the Manufactures site
     
  5. eeter

    eeter Thread Starter

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    The bios is the latest.
    The interesting: I can connect the mouse or the keyboard through the same USB ports
    but not the flash drive

    Thanks
     
  6. bonk

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    What flash drives are they??
     
  7. eeter

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    I tried one 500 Mb SanDisk and another generic 64Mb.
     
  8. bonk

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    Do they have anything on them??
     
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