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Smartdisk firelite won't be recognized on desktop-will on laptop

My smartdisk FireLite (model FwfL100n) portable works on my sony laptop but not on my dell desktop-it lights up, says device can be removed(names device) but doesn't show on my computer as being available (to write to or retrieve info). can anyone help? Thanks

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You have not said what system your computers are wroking under I would think your Sony is XP/2000 But the Dell is Win 98 - An I right? IF this is the case it means the drive has been formatted to NTFS which be read only on XO/2000 machines. The thing to do here is to load all your filed onto the Sony Then refomat to 32 bit - this makes a universal device but your Dell if I am right will not see the lappies stuff Come back with more detail

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