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Inability to show media files such as mpeg,jpeg&also audio files

After copying some of the named files above they either don,t open up or demand for plug ins or either say they are not supportted,the audio&video files get changed into an unrecognized format,i.e(small squares form)

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Re: inability to show media files such as mpeg,jpeg&also audio files - Sony 256MB Classic Violet Micro Vault USB 2.0 Flash...

Try to format the drive!

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Want to put music from my PC to my SD Card and don't how to do it. Can you show me how?

Get the external card reader and connect in desktop machine or laptop. Insert the SD card in external card reader and browse the SD card content in My Computer. Choose & copy the files, data, music files in local drive then paste the data in the SD card.

Dec 30, 2011 | SanDisk 4GB microSDHC Memory Card

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Do I create folders on my mermory stick to download my music,pictures adn ringtones?

Actually you dont have to, the Phone creates these folders automatically, all you have to do is copy your music to them. But strangely enough your music and Pictures dont have to go in the music and pictures folder, you can place them where ever you wish. Just in case you need to create folders manually you can use the procedure outlined below. However there isnt any need too, the phone should create these folders automatically once your format your memory card (view your phones manual for details on doing this). But remember you can put the files anywhere the folders are just there for sorting sake..

connect the memory card to your computer via a port or some device,,(like cellular phone or camera)

1.) when windows read the card, click cancel to close off the window
2.) click start / my computer
3.) double click on your memory card (it shows up as a removable device)
4.) right click on any empty spot and (left click new and left click folder)
5.) type the name for your folder

click the - sign to minimize the window

1.) browser to the folder where you have your music or pictures in
2.) select the files you want to put on memory card (hold ctrl and click multiple files)
3.) hold ctrl and press c (Ctrl + C) to copy the files
4.) click on your memory card window to the button of the screen to open it up
5.) right click in any empty space then click paste.

your files will now be copied to the folder you created on your memory card. Repeat as needed to create more folders and copy more files.

Mar 30, 2011 | SanDisk 4GB microSDHC Memory Card

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Hello,i have kingston pendrive 4gb if i insert to my pc that is open but i got one prob i want to format it but i saw cannot format and shows file write protected how can i solve this

First of all try to locate a small switch (if any, that you may have not noticed) at some place on the drive or memory card reader. This is the prime reason for this error. If there is one, switch it to the other side to turn the protection off. This problem is also occurring these days without this switch but not to worry. Just download this helpful software from and run it to execute a ?low-level format? on the drive. This software is quite handy and may take few attempts to actually remove the error. ? The problem can also be caused by some virus activity so just get it scanned by some updated good anti virus which may solve your problem. ? BUT if none of the methods listed above solves your problem then your pen drive might have gone corrupted, so just get it replaced. Hope any of the methods listed above solves your problem. use this link and try once.... Update 1: After the low level format, you may need to ?Partition the drive?. Dont worry, partitioning a pen drive means allocating it its File System and Cluster Size that was lost after the Low Level Format. For that: Run diskmgmt.msc in Run. In the disk management window, select the pen drive, right click on it and click on Format. Now choose the File System and Allocation Unit Size and do not check the boxes below. update:2 Things to note before doing this: ? As the trick will write protect your pen drive, you will not be able to transfer anymore data until you disable it again (works best if you only wish to copy or read something from the drive). ? If you are not good at editing registry then backup yours. ? You need Admin rights to work upon the Registry Editor. Steps to make your drive Write Protected: 1. Open Registry Editor by typing regedit in Run dialog. 2. Navigate to the key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\ 3. Find a sub key inside it named ?StorageDevicePolicies?. If it does not exist there then we need to make it. Right click on ?Control? key -> New -> Key. Name it ?StorageDevicePolicies? without quotes. 4.Now right click on this newly created key and then click New -> DWORD value and name it as ?WriteProtect?. 5.Modify this key and give it a value 1. 6.Click OK, and remember to restart the PC. Now no more data can be transferred to the drive but to start using the drive again just give the ?WriteProtect? key a value of 0 instead of 1 and restart the PC. pls do rate if its useful... its Mani from Chennai....

Apr 04, 2010 | Acer External Drives

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Won't read disk, even though been using successfully for some time.

If you refer to a single disk then it may well have been corrupted or damaged. If it now does not read any disk, it is likely that the read head is dirty from dust or materials off the disks that have adhered to it. There are cleaning disks for the Zip drive. Check out your zip disk supplier for one of these if it is a generalised problem.

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Oct 08, 2009 | Iomega Zip 100MB (31714) External ZIP...

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My LG memory stick does not work

Did it work before? Does it show in "my computer"? Did you unplug it without ejecting it first? I posted this for another drive problem ... might work for you

Probably lost all info but can savedrive if its like a cruzer ... first with drive inserted go to computerand see what drive it is ie: D:, E: etc. open CMD... on XP go to runtype CMD ... in Vista type CMD in the search by start and open commandprompt. Type drive letter followed by : (example F:) then press enternow it should look like this F:>_ now type "DIR" enter and you willsee any files on that drive, to copy and try to save files type "copyF: ilename C: ewfolder" now this is just an example so make sure youcreate a folder to copy to prior to this copy function after you copyall files you need then you can delete files2.gifthat are preventing it from working in my case I deleted all files andstarted over. To delete files ... At the prompt type "DEL F: ilename"do this with each file, if you need to know functions in command, atthe prompt type "help" when you finish you should be able to format thedrive and put your files back on .... good luck

Sep 29, 2009 | LG External Drives

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' file integrity violated' error message.. copy problem

A message display as file integrity violated display when i try to copy or move the file

Jul 23, 2009 | SanDisk CompactFlash PCMCIA Adapter

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How do i download photos from ''my documents'' on my pc to a sandisk?

just connect your scandisk to your computer then open my computer then you can see removable storage it is your sandisk.
then copy photos from my documents then open removable storage and paste there thats it.
If you have any confusion let me know.

Jul 16, 2009 | External Drives

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I was trying to boot my pc from usb but it was noot bootable how to make usb drive bootable

Have had loads of usb media, as far as I know some USB sticks are bootable others are not, usually it will say either on the manual or on the box of the product whether its bootable. If it is bootable format the usb drive fully then copy the BOOT.INI, NTLDR, and NTDETECT from the root directory of your PC's boot drive to the flash drive. These files are hidden by default, so you will either have to configure Windows Explorer to show hidden files (including protected operating system files) or you will have to open a Command Prompt window and use the COPY command to copy the files. If you choose to use the Windows Explorer method, then open Internet Explorer and enter C: into the address bar so that you are looking at your local hard drive. Next, select the Folder Options command from the Tools menu. When the Folder Options properties sheet opens, select the View tab. Now, just select the Show Hidden Files and Folders and deselect the Hide Extensions for Known File Types and the Hide Protected Operating System Files check boxes. Click OK to continue.

Now that you have formatted your USB flash drive and installed the boot files onto it, the next thing that you must do is to configure your PC to allow you to boot from the flash drive. This is all done through the computer's BIOS Setup. I can't give you specific instructions for this part, because every computer is different. I can give you a few pointers though.
You can access your computer's BIOS by pressing a specific key immediately after you turn the PC on. The key varies, but it is usually either [F1], [F2], or [Delete]. Once you are in the BIOS Setup, you should verify that all of your computer's USB options are enabled. This might include things like support for legacy USB devices or support for USB 2.0. If there is a time out setting for USB devices, you should set it to the max to insure that the system doesn't time out while waiting on the USB device to boot.
Next, find the section on boot device priority. Normally, a USB flash drive (which is usually listed as USB-HDD, but may be listed as a removable device) will have a very low boot priority. If the USB flash drive's boot priority is lower than the hard disk (listed as HDD) then the only time the computer would ever boot off of the USB flash drive is if the system were to fail to boot from the hard disk. You must therefore rearrange the boot device priority so that the flash drive has a higher priority than the hard drive.

Jul 01, 2009 | SanDisk External Drives

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Pendrive write protection removing

Hey, the transcend pen drives usually have a small switch on the side of it, ie to turn the write protect on and off, usually a small lock symbol on it, the problem with unreadable files names etc, could be a corrupt partition, i would suggest formatting the drive as long as you aint got any important information on it,

All the best


Jul 27, 2008 | External Drives

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