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Deleted files from my PNY 4GB flash drive are still taking up space.

I transferred files from a PC to an iMac using a PNY 4GB USB 2.0 flash drive.  I then deleted the files from the flash drive.  They don't show up on the drive; it lists 0 items on the drive.  But there is only 1.5 GB remaining of the original 3.86 GB.
How do I fully delete those files and regain that space?

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Most flash drive comes with its on date support files on it. If those had not been removed then, yes it will show some space used.

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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

hope it helps

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