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USB Flash Drive

I tried to install my flash drive but it does not let me. Do i need to have internet access in order to do this?

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  • Anonymous Nov 22, 2007

    looking for a driver for a traveldrive

  • Duncan9 Jan 06, 2008

    My XP system does not recognise new Sony Micro Vault 2.0gb.

    I have UMSD tools 2.35 installed that works great with smaller 128mb removeable disk.

    I have tried uninstall/reinstall with no success.

    I would appreciate any help or advice.

    Thks, Duncan



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Install flash drive into what? a computer? if so, what operating system is this computer running, windows XP, windows 98?

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So So Happy USB flash drive won't install onto windows xp

Format the flash drive without using the executable installation program on the flash drive.

Insert new flash drive, do not let anything auto-run. View the drive in the file explorer. Right click on the drive and choose Format in XP to let XP do a full format (not a quick format) of the drive. This will ensure that the drive works on XP... it will then also be accessible on a newer system.

XP may also not be able to work with flash drives over 32GB, or will only give you access to the first 16 or 32GB.

My Flash drive light flickers and the flash drive is not been detected. Plese help me

The computer is trying to access the flash drive, the light indicates the there is at the very least some activity. What you will need to do is try this flash drive in another computer or try all available USB ports on your computer. Use the USB ports at the rear of your computer as it is possible that the front ones are not making proper contact.

If the problem persists it is possible that the flash drive has malfunctioned. You will then need to claim warranty support. The data may be recovered from the drive. A format of the drive may solve the problem however once done the information stored on the drive will be lost.

Take care!

I am a student in school, and I am not to computer savvy on Flash drive.. It did not come with any instructions on how to use it. It is a Cruzer USB 2.0 Flash Drive (4GB) Can you help me with step-by-step...

  • Boot up your computer and find an open USB port. These are small, rectangular ports typically on the sides or backs of laptop computers, or on the fronts or backs of desktop towers.

  • Plug your flash drive into the USB port. The drive will slide in only if it is turned in the right direction, so if you have trouble inserting it, turn it over.

  • Make sure your computer sees the flash drive. It should launch a menu, letting you know that it has found a new storage device. You can choose an option from the menu or close the menu if you don't need to immediately access the flash drive.

  • Install the flash drive's driver if your computer doesn't recognize the flash drive. The flash drive's packaging should include the manufacturer's website address. Open your Internet browser, go to that address, and download the flash drive's driver from the site. Install the driver on your computer. After that, your computer should be able to recognize your drive.

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    I could n't access my files in my pendrive JF V30

    Files on a flash drive can be corrupted if it is not removed from the USB port properly.
    Before removing the flash drive click on the Safely Remove Hardware icon and then click on the flash drive you want to remove and then remove the flash drive when the computer message says it is Safe to remove.
    To restore the flash drive you need to format the flash drive, but you will lose the data stored on the flash drive.
    If you need the data on the flash drive these WEB sites may help: -
    Data and Digital Photo Recovery

    I am not able to access the drive on my lap top, can you email me the driver.

    USB flash drive doesnt require any driver to be installed. Please try this Flash driver on a different USB port or in a different computer to see if it the port or the computer or the flash drive which has issues

    I can't find an install for my kingston, DATA

    You need to key in the password in order to gain access to your flash drive. If you forgot it, then reformat your drive.

    My computer wont detect my USB flash drive

    i) try to put the usb drive in some other ports(such as usb port present on the backside of yur computer tower) and check whether your computer is detecting the drive.....

    ii) if not there is sureluy some problem with ur usb drive, replace it  or repair it..., you can even try putting another usb drive(if you have an spare one...)

    Thanking you

    M. Sridhar



    I don't think this is possible. Still we can work on this.

    Even I am verymuch Intersted with these kind of issues. I haven't tried installing XP on USB flash drive. But I installed the XP on USB harddrive and it worked.

    We can try this with your co-operation. To boot with the USB devices, first your computer or laptop should have the option to boot with the USB devices. You can check in BIOS, under BOOT order for this option.

    If USB boot option is not there, then you cannot boot with the Flash drive, not only flash drive all USB devices. They will work only after booting into Windows.

    Comming to installation procedure, installtion is same as installing the XP on harddrive. While installing the XP, at partition page, you can see the USB flash drive, select it and continue the installtion.

    If your computer has the option to boot with the USB devices and if the flash drive won't boot into Windows after installtion, then we have to set Flash drive as Active partition from Disk Management, and then we can try. In Disk Management, right click on the USB drive and select set active partition. If it won't allow to set the USb flash drive as active, then it is not possible to install XP on flash drive.

    Even I googled everywhere on how to do this, but not information.
    Try that and let me know the status. But I am sure, it is possible on Pocket drivers or USB harddrives.

    Sandisk flash drive

    Is the account that your tying to access the drive with an Administrator account? If not, Log in as Administrator and try to access the new drive. If you ARE using Administrator privileges on the vista machine, the problem lies in the U3 smart driver. Try downloading and installing the drivers for the XP SP2 os on scan disks website, If vista rejects the install package off of the scan disk website, let me know and i'll extract the drivers and build an install for them for you.
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