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My computer wont detect my USB flash drive

When I plug my USB flash drive into my PC, the computer doesnt detect that its in the USB port. Therefore, I cant access any of my files on my flash drive. I need to know how I can access these files so I can, at least, store them on another storage device.

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  • Anonymous Dec 09, 2008

    ugs it sucks

  • Anonymous Jan 30, 2009

    I PLUG INTO THE USB SLOT I CANNOT GET ANYTHING TO SHOW ON THE COMPUTER

  • Ashish Dwivedi
    Ashish Dwivedi May 11, 2010

    Please tell me the OS.


  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    the light on my 4GB usb turns on for about 3 seconds then turns off. the computer seems to know it was plugged in but i cannot access it.

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I) try to put the usb drive in some other ports(such as usb port present on the backside of yur computer tower) and check whether your computer is detecting the drive.....

ii) if not there is sureluy some problem with ur usb drive, replace it  or repair it..., you can even try putting another usb drive(if you have an spare one...)

Thanking you

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Posted on Dec 31, 2008

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