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Im plugging my flash drive into the usb and nothing is coming up. this one works in other computers but not this one

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For starters, what is the operating system of this computer?
Windows XP will recognise flash drives, 2000 seems to recognise some but if you have 95, 98 or Me you need to install a driver for the drive. The manufacturer of the drive may not even supply one.

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Try plugging it to another USB port on your computer, preferrably a rare one.
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