Question about SanDisk 1GB Cruzer Titanium USB Flash Drive (413072) Hard Drive

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Not recognized by USB

Since we've purchased titanium usb cruzer 1 gb, we have'n been using it for year. as far as i know, it wasn't used at all. so now when i try to plug it in, the blue light flashes for a second, and that's all. no error message, no nothing. as if nothing plugged.
i read here about similar problem, that it can be malfuction, and it cannot be fixed. it's ok with me. but can it be if the device is new? any solution for me?))

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  • madrussia Jan 17, 2008

    We got a new dell computer, and i tried to connect it both from the front ports, and the back ones. the thing is - when you open "my computer" it shows only "disc c" and a CD, and that's it. I wait - but nothing.

    The operating system is XP

    the same thing was with the old computer.

    i don't know. maybe it's really not working, i dont' really care too much. but before i thow it out, just wanted to make sure that there's nothing we can do about it.

    so if you have any more advices, i'd really appreciate that.


  • madrussia Apr 20, 2008

    Sorry, but nothing helped. I could wait for a half an hour, and the ''removable device" or anything like that wouldn't appear. I mean USB port is fine, we work a lot with other devices.

    Somebody told me that you shoud have some special drivers? Can it be so?

  • Anonymous Jul 05, 2008

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  • madrussia Sep 08, 2008

    Once again, tried to wait for a long time, until the disk appears in "my computer"....nothing, something's not right. As i mentioned before - there's a flash of blue light when I connect it, and then it disappeares. I think the light should stay...does this help?

  • walski Dec 04, 2008

    Exactly the same problem - plug it in, there's the briefest of blue flashes and thats it . . can't find it anywhere on the system,  Am using a powerbook g4 with Mac OS X 10.4.11


  • Anonymous Jan 14, 2009

    Those solutions were awful

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2009

    Blue light on briefly. Error window showing:

    One of the USB devicesattached to this computer has malfunctioned, and Windows does not recognize it.

  • Tolkach Apr 03, 2009

    Plug in the USB drive, blue light flashes for a second & goes out. Drive is not recognized. Just get an error message saying USB Device Not Recognized.

  • Uplate May 11, 2010

    Are you connecting it to a computer that has Windows Vista as its operating system? Or its it XP?



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Go to my documents and select the removable disk drive usually f:, if that does not work switch between a drive and c drive. Usually it takes a second for the computer to realize that the USB drive is being used and for it to be read. Let me know how it goes and if you need other troubleshooting tools.

Cynthia Charczenko

Posted on Jan 15, 2008

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    Cynthia Charczenko Jan 30, 2008

    Put the device into the USB port. Open My Computer and you should see after some time "removable devise". This is your USB disk. You can try clicking into your c: and back to make the removable device show up quicker. Let me know what happens.



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