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My flash drive verbatim 8 gb store and go is not recognized

Hi, recently i purchased an USB Drive Store ´n´ go 8 GB in Walmart.I Conected to my Dell inspiron 1505 to copy some data. I safely removed my flash. Again I conected to same port and i can access the unit. I see it on my PC but when i try to access it appear a message: Please insert a disk on F drive.. What is happening..? I tried to conect it to another PC and appera same message. Please help me. Thanks

Manuel H Avakian

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  • Anonymous Dec 29, 2008

    Exactly the same

  • drakeknight6 Dec 29, 2008

    I KNOW got the same messge and same flash drive

  • tabrwr Jan 31, 2009

    Formatted my drive per the manual and now have the same issue

  • sspeight May 21, 2009

    I have the exact same problem. Verbatim's 8GB Store N Go retractable red (type 4) flash drive with Windows XP. The worst part- I have my Ph.D. dissertation files on it that I need badly. I've tried a bunch of data recovery software packages but they don't work. Tried accessing it on multiple computers- even a Mac and Linux with no success. Tried rolling back and updating the driver but didn't make any difference. Windows says its working properly. I asked Verbatim tech support about it and they recommended 2 data recovery companies that want up to $1600 to recover the data, if they can. I don't have that kind of money. Anyone figure out how to fix this???


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I have the same issue with a 4GB Store N Go, works fine on my Vista PC at home but after copying a 3.5GB file to it and then later trying to copy that file to my XP machine at work, it keeps disconnecting and failing with, "The volume for a file has been externally altered so that the opened file is no longer valid". I really wanted the file off the drive, so what I tried was using "Robocopy.exe" (in restartable mode, waiting 5 seconds between each retry) from the Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit. Once you have a copy of this, you need to open a Command Prompt, change into a directory (CD\<foldername>) where you want to copy the file to, then swap to the USB drive and use the following command;
Robocopy Drive1 Drive2 /Z /W:5
E.g.: If the USB drive is D: and your hard drive is C: with a folder on it called "Backup" (where you want to copy the files to).. do the following;
Start - Run: CMD <Enter>
C: <Enter>
MD Backup <Enter> (If the folder doesn't already exist)
CD Backup <Enter>
(Note: Assumes robocopy.exe is in your PATH or the same folder)Robocopy D: C: /Z /W:5
This will probably take quite some time, depending on the number of files/size... but it did work for me (eventually).

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I looked into similar problems and if this works ill let you knw i downloaded Paragon Pation Manager and i plan to use this to create a 8gb partion on my flash drive i dont know if this will work but ill get back to you

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