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I just purchased a 16gb flash drive. As soon as I plugged it into my MAC, a message appeared stating that the drive uses too much power and it will be disabled. Now it is not showing up on either MAC. Help!

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Hello,

Maybe the flash drive need more power to bush the connectivity. please try to consult the vendor on this regard and also the compatibility issue to the system.

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