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Kingston DTI/512 DataTraveler USB 2.0 not detected when pluugged into USB port on my HP 6910 laptop but works on other HP's and other PC's

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This MAY be a problem of the age of your operating system.

For instance, all USB devices have to have the Drivers installed in a Windows 98 and earlier system (because there were no USB devices back then and therefore no drivers were available to be included in the operating system).

Your Operating System may need to have the drivers installed as well, whereas the other computers that you have tried it on may have later operating systems, with preinstalled drivers in their systems, and therefore recognise the USB device and automatically install the drivers when the unit is installed.

Did your unit come with a disk? Then try installing the drivers from that disk and see if this fixes your problem.

If it doesn't, have you tried different USB ports on your computer to see if it is just a problem with the ports?

Good luck

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Now if your computer/laptop works with other USB devices, then we can assume that USB Support has been enabled in the BIOS/CMOS.
Double click on My Computer while the USB drive is in your computer/laptop. Right click on the USB Drive and select format. If you do have information on your drive it will be lost!!! Do a backup first.
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Hi phun2008

Did your question get answered? (I'm not sure what "no thanks" was in response to.)

Your flash drives should work fine w/ Windows XP. They should be detected by the operating system as mass storage devices - plug-n-play - w/ no need for drivers installtion, etc.

You may, however, experience detection issues w/ them on systems w/ older USB hardware. If the flash drives are USB 2.0 drives, they will not be detected on systems running USB 1.1 or earlier - regardless of the OS (operating system) installed.

On the other hand, if they are USB 1.1 flash drives, they should be detected fine on both older and newer USB ports as USB 2.0 is "backward compatible".


I hope this helps.

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