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USB Flash not recognised as removable drive

by austind72 / August 13, 2006 10:42 PM PDT

Hi All - I have been using a packard bell audiodream mp3 as a flash drive on my PC with no problems. Recently atarted using a new usb flash drive (fingerprint) and ever since i've had problems with the packard drive.

the packard drive is recognised by my pc and is assigned a drive letter - i only know this as it comes up in the safely remove hardware window. but it does not come up as a drive in 'my computer'

any ideas?

Austin.

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(NT) (NT) Test in another PC.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 13, 2006 11:56 PM PDT
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already tried in other PC
by austind72 / August 16, 2006 8:31 PM PDT

I've tried the Packard Bell mp3 in several other PC's with no proble so can only assume that it's to do with the PC and os.

Also, have tried other flash drives on the PC in the same usb ports and they all work too so it's something specific to the PB mp3 and the PC.

Any ideas anyone?

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Since only this device is not working what happens if you
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 16, 2006 10:02 PM PDT

Replace it?

Bob

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