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usb flash memory not found

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by sabledog, Apr 26, 2004.

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  1. sabledog

    sabledog Guest Thread Starter

    Apr 22, 2001
    i just upgraded my work pc from win 98se to win xp pro.. when i plug in my usb flash memory(kingston) the pc finds the device.. but its not recognized in windows explorer... ive also went to my computer.. its no were to be found..
    in the device manager.. it shows up and says its working properly...
    dont know what else to do..
    i plugged in another brand of usb flash and that worked fine.. im using my kingston usb flash at home right now.. running winxp home..
    thanks for any help
  2. garym8445


    Apr 26, 2004
    My experience is that some USB flash memory devices need a driver and some are automatically recognized by WinXP. My IOMEGA device requires their driver...on a mini-CD. I purchased newer USB flash devices that are automatic. Check with Kingston or try a newer device.
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