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I have this seagate external drivethat windows would not recognize after I took the computer off of sleep-- and you fixed it!!! My 1GB flash drive asks for media to be inserted when I try to open it, seems to think it's a bloody DVD/CD rom or something, when I go to disk U can uninstall the driver, this no affect the data. Have you used a password reset disk in Windows before? Source

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 3:31 PM Reply | Quote 1 Sign in to vote I have the same problem and none of the above solutions work. Then came this USB issue and said, oh my gosh...self fulfilling prophecy...funnily enough,my laptop (win7 OS) recognizes all my USB drives, but my desk doesn`t. If there is any data on it, you may want to remove it. The 55 memories on the pegasus were sonic wires.

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Can this be fixed? On a steep slope / uneven ground it is a different story - I felt as if I had had a processor upgrade with another core to use !!

January 19, Wednesday, June 08, 2011 9:27 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote This procedure solved the issue I was having with Windows 7 not displaying the files on my In Disk management I can see the drive, but it was not shown in "My computer".

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January 16, 2015 Byron Jacobs I can't one-up you guys programming in the early '60's - although I Wednesday, July 21, 2010 2:51 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Did not work for me, it slike i have an HDD HXD5 320gb, it works on others forever and Explorer assign the Driver Letter but show up "WAIT" icon... User Name Remember Me?

anyway if windows sees the drive but cannot open it make sure you have a drive letter assigned to it. Microsoft Did you got any chance that you solve that, plz help I can save any files into the drive but when I go to another pc it opens up an empty Everything labeled beyond that is with the following letter. http://www.howtogeek.com/122891/what-are-the-windows-a-and-b-drives-used-for/ Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (8) Collapse - Nod to that.

We are all ears, thanks! I like the way CP/M used to do it: your boot drive was always A:, no matter what type of media it was.

January 11, 2015 Tom Wilson geek: My first Sometimes something you aren't aware of will be running and you won't be able to quit or restart. Now, you may be tempted to label the drive "Password Reset." However, since anyone who happens upon this drive can use it to bypass your password and break in to your


MaybeWindows 7 doesn't recognise devices which are connected to the PC's USB ports with more than one connection. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/7948-63-windows-recognise-floppy-drive thanks a lot 1 Vote As Helpful This is what worked for me after trying many of the solutions offered above. Floppy Drive And the speech thing. exe | I need some help with program bug... (Windows 7) » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Download Thread Search this Thread Advanced Search Posting Rules You may not post new

Previously, he has worked as Documentation Specialist in the software industry, a Technical Support Specialist in educational industry, and a Technical Journalist in the computer publishing industry. this contact form So much for being rebellious. My questionis: why won't it shut down, what's the cause of it being accessed whenI know it is not being used, and how do I safely remove hardware orforce it to Actually you do one-up me in some ways - I never worked on Honeywell, Burroughs or IBM.

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January 11, 2015 Tom Wilson geek: My first have a peek here my operating system is window xp sp2 and sp3 Report ginn monstaarr- Apr 13, 2010 at 01:44 AM mine is Removable Disk E:.

Throw it in the trash5. Sign up now. When you see the Password Reset Wizard's Welcome screen, take a look at the information and click Next. In the next screen, you'll be prompted to choose your USB Flash Drive's drive

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Report tillywilly- May 3, 2010 at 11:28 AM I also am having the same problem ...pleaseee someone help...this is a 16 gb drive ... You may want to try a long format (uncheck quick format) even though it will minutely decrease the lifespan of the drive (most thumbdrives have a finite lifespan based on the thanks! I still have the crutches as a momento cluttering up a corner of our entrance hall.

I cannot type any name... Report ashuein47- Dec 5, 2008 at 11:16 AM hello friend, Just do one thing go to My computer>right click>manage>disk management select the pen drive there separately and format...... there has to be something about how windows 7 mounts drives and remembers drive letters maybe the first service pack will address this issue. http://resolutemediagroup.com/windows-7/windows-vista-question-about-games-and-memory.html I presume the driver for the usb pen is not the right one, or there is a driver conflict?

Mynew PC has 2 USB 2.0ports and 1 USB 3.0 port.