Are you confronting any issue with your USB pen drive ?
If your answer is yes, then you are not alone. There are millions of users of USB Pen Drive Problems in the world today and it has become one of the most used data storage device.
From the past few months we have written about a lots of troubles of USB Pen drives and their solutions. Let us recap top 10 useful topics for your quick reference.
Top 10 USB Pen Drive Problems related problems and fixes:
Let’s see a short summary of each problem and the fix:
Computer Does Not Detect Pen Drive or USB Drive or i-pod:
This kind of problem is faced due to some bad registry settings. After you fix up the registry, the USB drive will work fine. To fix this issue, click here -> Pen Drive/USB Drive not detected.
Pen Drive or USB Mass storage device disabled at office or college or school:
At many offices and colleges, the IT people disable or block the use of pen drives. To enable the USB drive when it is blocked, click here pen drive blocked.
Problem in removing pen drive:
When you try to remove the pen drive via safely remove hardware option, it gives error “Generic volume cannot be stopped right now”. It may damage your pen drive if it is removed without stopping it properly. To fix this error, read this post problem removing pen drive
Protect computer from virus in pen drive:
Many of the deadly viruses spread easily through use of pen drive. To see the safety tips on how to protect the computer from virus infection by pen drive, see this post.
USB drive is detected, but not shown in My Computer:
See this kind of problem is also in cases of conflict over drive letter assignment by windows. The drive is there and detected but without a valid drive letter assigned to it. See the fix to this problem here.
Problem in formatting pen drive:
Sometimes when you try to format the pen drive, you might see an error which says “Can not format the drive”. There can be several reasons for this. To fix this problem, see this post.
USB Device has Malfunctioned:
This one of the unusual warnings which you get sometimes, the solutions to this problems sounds silly, but it works, see the solution here.
Delayed Write failed error:
This is another kind of error which is more common with USB hard drives due to some error in File allocation table. See the fix here.
Disable data writing on pen drive:
This is one of the articles which tells you how you can stop data writing on your pen drive on a particular computer. This will save the drive from getting virus infections. See the post here.
Fixed DATA Drive shown in removable USB drive list:
This problem we have recently seen for many users. This is a kind for feature in a certain RAID configuration, but annoys many users. See the fix for this trouble here.
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