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WinXP asks to format every USB Flash Drive

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by mmingos, Nov 19, 2011.

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  1. mmingos

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    I have WinXP in my Acer Aspire 5600 Series.
    I recently revert back to my Factory Image setup.
    What i noticed after a week was tha everything is working fine except the USB storage driver.
    The driver of course looks fine in the device manager.
    But when i put on a usb storage device i get "disk not formatted" error.
    Even if i try to format it, it sais that it failed.

    I have tried 3-4 different USB drives and none works.
    I have tried to uninstall SP3 and still doesn't work.
    I deleted this file : C:\WINDOWS\inf\infcache.1 but still don't works.

    The problem is that i don't remember having problem before.

    Also when i put ubuntu linux or boot with Hiren Boot CD's Mini Windows XP, then the USB works fine !

    Any ideas ?
     
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