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Usb flash drive thinks its a cd-rom - PNY 8GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive - Blue/Black

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  • kennymarie12 Mar 03, 2009

    When I click the icon, It asks for a cd

  • kennymarie12 Mar 03, 2009

    Hi My PNY 8gb flash drive thinks it a cd-rom,when i click the icon it asks for a cd. I tried to explore still asks for a cd. I uninstalled root hub and mass storage through the device manager restarted the computer let it reinstall itself but no help still asks for a cd

  • kennymarie12 Mar 03, 2009

    Also wouldn't allow formatting

  • kennymarie12 Mar 04, 2009

    right click my computer,
    manage, and then go into disk management. Right click on the flash drive and
    select new partition. Run the new partition wizard and recreate the partition.
    If this does not work then the drive is defective. Got this answer from the pny support guys thought It would be helpful for others with the same porblem


  • Wayne Mineard
    Wayne Mineard May 11, 2010

    What makes you think that?

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Thats fine, right click and go explore

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  • lotfi bouakaz
    lotfi bouakaz Mar 04, 2009

    try another computer, see what happens

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