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Launchpad problem I try to get the files from my cruzer drive, but all I can get is the winzip launchpad program, and I can't get past it.

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Try getting them by clicking on start and going to my computer, your device should show up under removable storage.. double click and look in the folders for the device! there your files should be!

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How to unlock a u3 drive?

To unlock a u3 USB drive, you need to follow the following steps. Before proceeding be sure that you backup the thumbdrive just in case, and also don't have any programs using the flashdrive (including any instances of Windows Explorer).
  1. Run the launchpad program from the USB drive
  2. Double click on the icon to open up the main windows.
  3. Click on "settings" and the U3 Launchpad Settings.
  4. click on the uninstall tab on the side and then Uninstall U3 launchpad.

Feb 28, 2011 | SanDisk Cruzer Micro 2GB USB 2.0 Flash...

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My SanDisk 1gb flash drive says i only have 1 try left at trying to unlock it. I didn't even know i had locked it. Can you please Help?

This will get the drive back, but you WILL lose the data. If you need the data. I do not know the answer. Repost your question to go to Sandisk site below

'.............U3 smart drives come preinstalled with the U3 Launchpad which emulates the Windows OS start menu, and controls program installation and hence facilitate the portability of software. However, if you would like to use the USB flash drive or memory key as a pure normal USB mass storage device, or you don't use operating system that U3 supports (i.e Windows XP and Windows 2000 operating systems), or you simply feel that U3 Launchpad and applications have bugs such as unable to eject due to locked files in use, consent on privacy and automatic installation of U3 software and pop-up etc, you can uninstall and remove the U3 Launchpad from the USB storage device.

To remove and delete the U3 Launchpad, you need to download U3 Launchpad uninstallers or U3 Launchpad Removal Tool that remove the U3 Launchpad and re-configure the USB drive to be a single mass storage USB drive. Currently, U3 Launchpad uninstallers are only available for and must be run on Windows XP or Windows 2000 machine. When uninstalling, the U3 smart drives USB device has to be plugged in with U3 Launchpad running.

U3 Launchpad Removal Tool for SanDisk USB U3 devices can be downloaded here,

WARNING: U3 Launchpad removal is irreversible. You won't be able to install U3 again. Beside, backup your data before begin uninstallation process as ALL data will be erased.

UPDATE: It's impossible to reinstall U3 LaunchPad........."

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Feb 12, 2011 | SanDisk Cruzer Micro 2GB USB 2.0 Flash...

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My flash drive 16 gb sandisk cruzer u3. when i insert in Laptop it opens but file not showing. showing run launchu3.exe. how can i get launchu3.exe? i checked prpperties all file inside but not...

I have the very same flash drive.
The file you refer to "launck3.exe" is a file compression utility from Sandisk. It works well but I don't use it. I placed the drive into a USB slot and chose "open folder" in the options not "auto run". I then mad a new folder called "old cruzer" and moved all of the files in the root of the flash drive, to it. Leaving an nice empty drive to copy and paste to.
I hope that helps.

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Can I password protect my Cruzer USB 2.0 Flash Drive, 4 GB for in the case I loose it?

The Cuzer has its own encryption software. Plug the Cruzer in a USB 2.0 prt on the computer. If the Cruzer LaunchPad does not execute by default, use the Windows explorer to explore My computer. You will see two icons related to your cruzer, one of them is a CD_ROM. In fact it is the LaunchPad of the U3Smart OS that come swith the Cruzer.
Click on the CD-ROM icon and an a yellow icon (U3) installs on the system tray. Click on it. A pop-up window deploys. Click the Settings button on the right side (2nd menu on the right, under explore drive). You will have to configure U3 LaunchPad Settings. Select Security and enable security.

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You will be prompted for a password.

Warning: If you use the Cruzer on Macs or Linux, you will not be able to open it on these OS's if security is enabled. You will be able to open it on Windows only.

Hope it helps.
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Nov 18, 2009 | SanDisk Cruzer Micro 4GB USB 2.0 Flash...

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How to download softwares to my sandisk u3 flashdrive

As you may know your U3 Smart drive has a small OS that allows you to run Your applications on another computer. This OS shows as a CD-ROM icon on which you click to execute the LaunchPad (TheOS) of the Cruzer. In addition to that you have the icon of a regular drive. (Usually the Drive letters are consecutive G and H for exemple.) When you safely remove one both are unmounted at the same time.

Once the LaunchPad has been executed, it installs an icon on the sys-tray. When clicked, that tray icon opens a pop Up window, giving a menu of the applications installed and which you can run on the host computer, but from your drive (U3 Smart Programs on the left) and on the right various menu options
  1. to explore the drive,
  2. configure the drive(settings),
  3. add programs (to download additional U3 programs),
  4. and enable security. etc.

So if you want to download additional U3 Programs to run from you drive you use the Add programs (option 3 in the list above)
However, if you just want to put regular files on the drive (pictures, text documents, etc.) you do as you woul for nay drive: You drag and drop the files, not on the CD-ROM icon, but on the other drive. You can also use the Explore option (option 1 in the list above) to open the second drive to see what is in it, add files, remove files etc.

Hope it helps

Nov 10, 2009 | SanDisk Cruzer Micro 4GB USB 2.0 Flash...

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Problem with launchpad sandisk cruzer micro 16Gb mem stick (u3)

Start at the beginning. Look at how you entered your password and retrace your steps.

Jul 05, 2009 | SanDisk 2GB Cruzer Micro SDCZ62048A10 Hard...

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Cruzer program no longer on flash after viruses were removed

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Jan 13, 2009 | SanDisk 2GB Cruzer Micro SDCZ62048A10 Hard...

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SanDisk Error

try removing the launch pad program,

this can be done thru the software available from the sandisk HERE
You can get it back again if you want.

after you have removed the launchpad, the data will still be there in teh disk.

try inserting it again thru windows without launchpad, if it still shows error then there is no other way you have to format it... but if it works,, restore the data and then install launchpad with this software if you want.

Apr 06, 2008 | SanDisk 2GB Cruzer Micro SDCZ62048A10 Hard...

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Error occurred while initializing U3 Launchpad

Your SanDisk Cruzer® Micro SDCZ6-2048 (2 GB) USB 2.0" may be giving problem due to the internal errors.
Therefore 2 GB card may be scaned through anti virus, if problem repeats then format ur card from the computer.

Jan 23, 2008 | SanDisk 2GB Cruzer Micro SDCZ62048A10 Hard...

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