Question about Electronics - Others
I have pictures on a flashdrive that someone gave me. Now I want to add more pictures to it. I'm trying to copy and paste files from Windows Explorer (I have Windows XP), and it won't let me. It says the directory or file cannot be created.
Not sure if I have to some use sort of recorder like Sonic Record, but should be able to just copy files??
You should have no isssue moving or copying files from a flash drive to your hard drive, unless there is some very unusual type of security placed on them. It sounds like you should make sure you have the proper windows open to drag and drop in Explorer or My Computer windows. I personally find it easier to drag and drop using My Computer. Open My Computer, and navigate to the folder where you want to place the pictures. (There is a quick link to My Documents on the left sidebar.) Once there, leave that window open. Then open a new My Computer window, and navigate to the flash drive, where the files should be listed or displayed. Select the file(s) you want to move, and drag them over to the first window, which is still open to your desired destination. This should solve it - thanks for rating FixYa!
Posted on May 03, 2008
Maybe you should try using Long Path Tool program. Because it eliminates long path file, which can't be copy, rename or delete.
Posted on Apr 02, 2013
If your computer is part of a windows active directory and you bring it home than its a group policy which is enforced that does not allow you to copy data on a USB drive.
Reming read only attributes will not help ask your system admin to create an exception for this laptop when you undock.
Posted on Oct 12, 2008
Maybe is about trying to store more than 512 items in the root directory of the usb drive, see this post:
Posted on Sep 11, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Feb 17, 2013 | Verbatim Electronics - Others
on Feb 07, 2011 | Computers & Internet
Jun 12, 2011 | Computers & Internet
Jan 31, 2011 | Computers & Internet
Apr 16, 2010 | PNY 4GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive - Grey/Black
Jan 06, 2010 | SanDisk Photo Album Digital Media Player
Feb 05, 2009 | SanDisk 2GB Cruzer Micro SDCZ62048A10 Hard...
Jan 31, 2009 | Electronics - Others
Feb 25, 2008 | Electronics - Others
6,895 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: