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Insert this usb is not open in our my computer or autoplay but safe remove option is ther comes

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Though, i gotta know of os platform u r using..
n assuming that u hv enough/sufficient space left on ur c: or system root drive..n using ram more than or atleast 512mb..n directx installed..

try updating itz firmware..

the Software part:..

1) hv a licensed and UPDATED antivirus installed (i preferavg/kaspersky,remember, without updation a full version antivirus is useless)..

2) download, install n run microsoft kb890830..http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=AD724AE0-E72D-4F54-9AB3-75B8EB148356&displaylang=en..

3) download n run Startup Control Panel..http://download.cnet.com/Startup-Control-Panel/3000-2094_4-10039330.html..'remove all the unnecessary startup items from here..(if u can't find what to remove, post me/us in ur comment with all the items listed in each n every tabs herein)..

4) remove all unnecessary software from add/remove programs..

5) download, install n run 'Advanced System Care Pro'..http://download.cnet.com/Advanced-SystemCare-Pro/3000-2086_4-10399324.html..

6) disable the following:..
a) 'Automatically Restart' right click on my computer->properties->advanced->start up n recovery->(uncheck on the) Automatically Restart;
b) 'Error Reporting' right click on my computer->properties->advanced->error reporting->disable error reporting->(uncheck on the) 'but notify me when critical error occur'..

7) Increase the size of Virtual Memory, Initial: 1440; Maximum: 2880

contact ur system admin/vendor....

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