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Pen drive not detected

My compaq CQ60-104 dual core lapy not detected pen drive .
when insert the pen drive in the USB port then lapy get hang , even remove the pen drive still it is hang.
So i kindly request to you plz suggest me some solution ,so that my lapy detect the pen drive and working properly.

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  • Joseph Green
    Joseph Green May 11, 2010

    What Windows are you using? Windows XP? If so try updating to SP2, AKA "Service Pack 2" for thumb drives....

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