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Try the flash drive on another computer to see if the problem is the drive itself. The drivers for a USB flash drive are built-in on Windows 7, so the problem is NOT that the drivers aren't loaded. The problem is almost certainly that Windows is not correctly identifying the device, which is almost always a problem with the device itself.

If the drive does work in another computer, be sure that it is formatted and put a couple of files on it and make sure that the computer can read those files - then try the flash drive on your laptop again.

If this flash drive works on another computer and still doesn't work on your laptop, try another flash drive on your laptop. If the other flash drive gives the same error, then you will probably need to repair your Windows installation - which is a job best handled by someone with more experience unless you are willing to risk whatever else you have on the laptop by just doing a full reinstall of Windows.

PQI 8GB PQi U273... | Answered on Dec 15, 2017


  1. Click Start, then type device manager in the Search box, then click Device Manager.
  2. Expand Universal Serial Bus controllers. Right click a device and click Uninstall. Repeat for each device.
  3. Once complete, restart your computer. Your USB controllers will automatically install.

PQI 8GB PQi U273... | Answered on Dec 19, 2013


w7

First, please disconnect all USB devices and then perform the following steps:


Click "Start" button, type "devmgmt.msc" (without quotation marks) in the "Search" bar and press "Enter". Click "Continue" if necessary.



In Device Manager, double click to expand "Universal Serial Bus controllers", right click on the Host Controller, click "Uninstall" and click "OK".



Repeat the step 2 to uninstall all items under "Universal Serial Bus controllers".



Then, restart your computer and Windows 7 will reinstall all USB controllers automatically.


for xp or earlier


click start right click on computer select properties device manager scroll down universal serial bus controllers you could see a yellow question / exclamation mark? ! or a red X


you will need to update/reinstall drivers

right click to reinstall drivers


if you can see your usb drive but its not working

ports (com&lpt) right click update driver if this fails to fix the problem


check the USB leads that attach to the motherboard usually red white green black make sure they are securely seated and have no dust build up on them dust will cause static and a lot of unforeseen problems to a computer and its parts


if you need more help with this or if i have missed the problem post a reply


hope it helps

PQI 8GB PQi U273... | Answered on Nov 10, 2012


you can use recovery tools for your flash drive.. then when you recover all the data try to format you flash drive..

PQI 8GB PQi U273... | Answered on Aug 22, 2011


http://www.pqi.com.tw/upload/download/Fixer%20v1.0.0.2.zip use this on xp

PQI 8GB PQi U273... | Answered on Jul 15, 2011


neved alapj?n ?rteni fogod magyarul is, legal?bbis rem?lem.
az a probl?ma, hogy win7 driver egyel?re nem l?tezik az eszk?zh?z (a gy?rt? nem is ?rja, hogy t?mogatn? ezt az op-rendszert. a (nem t?l eleg?ns) megold?s az, hogy haszn?lat ut?n el kell t?vol?tani el?sz?r a pendrive-ot, majd az eg?sz usb-hubot a rendszerb?l (term?szetesen csak szoftveresen: device managerben uninstall), majd ezek ut?n ?jrabootolni. ekkor a win7 ?j hardverk?nt felismeri a hubot ?s az ezek ut?n ehhez csatlakoztatott pqi u273-ast is. persze ism?t csak egyszer...

http://www.pqi.com.tw/faq_1.asp?ID=1579

PQI 8GB PQi U273... | Answered on Dec 29, 2010


It's looking for the memory card or usb drive.
If it already is in then wiggle it a bit to see if all the contacts are good

PQI Electronics... | Answered on Jan 20, 2014


if you are referring to a usb drive


click start control panel administrative tools computer management device manager scroll down universal serial bus controllers you could see a yellow question / exclamation mark? ! or a red X

you will need to update/reinstall drivers

right click to reinstall drivers


if you can see your usb drive but its not working

ports (com&lpt) right click update driver if this fails to fix the problem


check the USB leads that attach to the motherboard usually red white green black make sure they are securely seated and have no dust build up on them dust will cause static and a lot of unforeseen problems to a computer and its parts


if you need more help with post a reply


hope it helps

PQI Electronics... | Answered on Sep 24, 2012


Do not try to change, download or do anything to the USB media. Lookfor an online program that can recover lost or deleted files from aN USB FLASH DEVICE. OR, take it to a computer expert who has a program to recover those files. Shouldn't cost very much.

PQI Electronics... | Answered on Sep 21, 2012


Naturally due to the size of solar chargers they are going to be a little heavier than a regular charger, but keep in mind that solar chargers are able to charge you device so long as the sun is up.

Electronics -... | Answered on Jul 29, 2018

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