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PC doesnt recongize my memory stick as a formatted memory stick...

My 2 gig memory stick for my psp is already formatted, and works perfectly on mylaptop, but not my PC. The PC recongizes it as a psp, and a memory stick, but it gives me a message saying that its "not formatted". i already formatted it on the PSP, and worked on the laptop..and when i try to format it on the comp, it says it cant..whats the problem? any help would be appreciated. (i run windows XP professional btw)

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Re: PC doesnt recongize my memory stick as a formatted...

Do both systems run XP? Also, check the driver files on your PC, and test it with another card of the same make. Is the write-protection switch set to on? Test the card reader with other formats of cards, if it is a multiple reader, just to make sure that it is functioning at all.

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