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USB flash drive mass storage not recognized

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by exactrans, Sep 26, 2008.

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  1. exactrans

    exactrans Thread Starter

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    Hello all....Help ...I can't seem to access my USB flash drive on my computer (XP professional operating system) once I insert it into the usb port...my computer acknowledges that there is a mass media device however when I go to My computer to access it there is no Letter associated with it..all my network drives and device drives are listed but no letter associated with my USB flash drive...How do I assign a letter to it so I can access it?

    Thanks

    Marci
     
  2. walkeriam

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    Does it show up in "Device Manager" probably under Disk Drives?
     
  3. lawson_jl

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    try deleting it from the device manger and let windows reinstall it so it will it can be reinstalled.
     
  4. exactrans

    exactrans Thread Starter

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    Yes...it does show up under disk drives
     
  5. walkeriam

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    Does it show the device is working properly in device manager? You can either do as lawson_jl said or double click it in Device Manager and make sure it says USE THIS DEVICE (enabled) where it say Device Usage:
     
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