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Re: sandisk cruzer thumb drive
This just means it is trying to recognize the device. All you need to do is allow it to recogniz the device and find the proper drivers. You can put files in here by going into my computer and double clicking the mass storage device. Files can be draged or copied in here, then taken anywhere you need to go.
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Insert the cruzer into the usb port. You should see a message pop up and say new hardware found and then flash off. It may also say usb memory or storage device or even recognize it as the cruzor. This recognition process is fairly quick say 5-10 seconds. After that the computer knows what the cruzer is and its ready for use.
The cruzer is now seen as another drive or storage drive on your computer. Your hard drive is usually C , the CD/DVD would be D drive and the cruzer would be seen as E. If you are in a program and want to save to the cruzer you open the file/save and you should see E drive or Cruzer if not click on my computer and look for it there. Once you find it just click on it and then hit save/ok. Thats all there is to using one. Once you know how to find it as a save option or a loading option then you just treat it like a hard drive.
Once you get it sorted out you will use it a lot. They are very handy.
If you want to add that to my ever growing pile of sandisk cruzers you are welcome.
Quality from sandisk has dropped considerably as can be seen from comments on their web site or doing a google search. It is very rare that I see other brands for data recovery. The cruzers have some software of their own on the drive that can get corrupted or deleted very easily. Once that happens you may as well toss it in the garbage.
Well I have the same problem as Mark. I once couldnt eject my PC properly from my office PC & after that my SanDisk Cruzer micro 2GB pen drive is not recognised in any other PC. But I have tried other USB's they open & work perfectly. And I cant again insert my USB in my od\ffice PC cause they have blocked all the USB's... :(
Please help me urgently... I really need to uyse my pen drive urgently....
It is possible that windows is trying to assign a drive letter to the thumb drive that is already assigned to another drive. You will need to go to Disk Management to see if the thumbdrive is showing up there and then try to assign it a drive letter.