Flash Drive

Forum discussion tagged with Flash Drive.
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    Question How to recover contents of filled USB

    I have an important USB that has been accidentally filled to the brim, leaving it unusable. Plugging in the USB, Windows says I need to format it. Properties shows 0 B on disk, 0 B used, etc... Is there any method or software I can use to recover the contents?
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    [SOLVED] Scratching my head with ID 11 in Event Viewer

    Hello there, I've been getting this error for a while and I can't really tell what's going on: The driver detected a controller error in \Device\Harddisk1\DRX. With X being a random number. Harddisk1 is tied to whatever external device I plug in - in my particular case I've got two: KINGSTON...
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    Question USB ports not working after one-time flash-drive plug-in (need to restart PC to make it work again) ?

    Recently found out about a problem with my USB ports as I rarely use flash drives. Every time I wanted to use a USB flash drive I have to restart my PC. Otherwise, it won't show up in "this PC", and going to the device manager it shows the USB flash drive (with a /!\ sign) has an error code 38...
  4. Potato825

    [SOLVED] Windows Installation with usb 2.0 vs 3.0

    Just wondering since I am building a new PC soon and I'm going to need to install windows again is there a difference when installing windows with a usb 2.0 and 3.0 or 3.1? I tried looking it up and could not find any answers, obviously 3.0 and 3.1 are faster but are their peak speeds used...
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    Question How do I play videos on my TV from my Flash Drive

    I am recording some home videos from VHS tapes to a digital copy for a friend. She wants to be able to play them on the tv with flash drive. I am having trouble figuring out why I cannot play these videos on the TV from the Flash Drive and needs some help. I can play the video on the computer...
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    Question Anyone managed to repurpose the Windows 10 Model 1734 USB? Phison 2251-07?

    Hello, I was wondering if anyone had managed to get the Windows 10 install USBs from 2015/2016 to be writable. The ones marked "Model 1734" Previously I've had some Dell OEM USB's that I managed to reflash the firmware of using MPALL to make them writable but I've had 0 luck with the ones from...
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    [SOLVED] Does continuuous power from a usb port damage flash drives?

    My front USB 3.0 ports permanently supply power to devices, even when the PC is shut off. I suppose this is a feature to charge phones, etc. I have flash drives in them almost all the time, and they still get quite hot if I plug them out when my PC has been shut down for a long time. Is this...
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    [SOLVED] Folder got corrupted on my flash drive and I can't delete it nor move it. I need help

    I keep getting error code 0x80070570 whenever I try to move/delete this folder. I tried running CMD as Admin and tried to delete it but still can't. When I tried to go to Properties>Tools>Error Check it got stuck there for hours. Idk what to do now, and because of this corrupted folder my flash...
  9. BrightVader

    Question SSD problem. Help!

    Hello good people! My new SSD is not showing in the BIOS. I've played with the boot options but nothing happened. When try to install Windows 10(different versions of it) from a booted flash drive, when I get to the option for choosing the disk on which the OS to be installed, it shows the...
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    Question Some of the music (within sub-folders) on my USB flash drive does not show up in my car anymore. They used to. What can I do? (More details below)

    I drive a 2015 KIA Forte, with the factory audio system. I'm using a 128 GB Kingston DataTraveler G4 flash drive 3.0 (in properties it says "FAT32"). The flash drive has only music, audio files: .mp3 file type. In the flash drive, most of my music is divided in the following way: Genres...
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    Question Case front usb port defective?

    I have a problem regarding my front USB port casing. My old WIFI adapter suddenly don't work when I plug it in and I though maybe my old WIFI adapter broke so I grab another WIFI adapter then plug it in. The brand new WIFI adapter was so hot to touch and still don't work my conclusion is the USB...
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    Question Slow speed by USB 3.0 pen drive?

    I have bought a USB 3.0 pen drive...when i connect it to front USB 3.0 port of my desktop cabinet, in starting i get around "20MBps" transfer speed...when the transfer reaches around 40% it drops down to around 5-7MBps... when i connect the same pen drive to backside usb 3.0 ports of my...
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    Question Flash drive is write - protected

    As the title says, my flash drive is write-protected and I cannot format it, nor make any changes. I did the following: opened Regedit, followed this path ''HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control'' and couldn't find the StorageDevicePolicies. I've been told to create it myself and...
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    Question SSD

    Okay this is just a quick question. Just wondering if these steps will work to install OS on SSD. Install Windows on 10gb flash drive. Turn computer off and install ssd and uninstall hard drive. Boot computer and open bios, and choose the 1st boot as the flash drive. Install windows enter cd...
  15. loonix200

    Question Can not format or clean WinToUSB bootable Flash

    This is my first ever post after tons of experience watching people solve problems here so it's my last hope, this IS however going to be a long post so I also apologize and ask for your patience. Will try to include TLDR in the end. Basically my friend's laptop got its HDD busted and I wanted...
  16. jacob68

    Question Weird pump RGB LED issue Cooler Master MasterLiquid ML360R

    Okay, not the end of the world, but this behavior suddenly started a few days ago and I cant figure it out. Specs and setup, trying to make it brief: Asus rog strix Z390 E-gaming mobo. Cooler Master MasterLiquid ML360R. Built a new system 3 weeks ago including the above. The led connectors from...
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    Question Help me with RAM compatibility

    So I have this ram currently installed in my system. It is 2 sticks of Adata ddr4 2400(17) Model# is: AD4U2400J4G17-B It is on an msi B250M Bazooka running an I5 7400. I want to add in another 8 gigs to bring me to 16. Can I install this TEAM RGB ram in the other channel without issues...
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    Question help choose laptop

    which of these laptops are the best? L1 https://ibb.co/z7h5NWZ L2 https://ibb.co/0JgrbGZ
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    Question Vega 64 sf600

    Hello! I would like to inquire whether a Corsair sf 600 would be enough for this vega 64(Sapphire nitro+ 2x8pin version)? It was ruined in 1080 and I had a new card to think about. Config is as follows. ryzen 5 1600x undervolted 1.15v 3.6ghz hyper x fury memory 16GB 3200mhz 1.2v 128gb m2 ssd...
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    Question PC Boot failure code 9C

    Hello. Been having an issue with one of my computers for a while that while I boot it, the screen remains black and error code 9C is displayed in the bottom right corner. This doesn't happen all the time, and when bootcode A2 is displayed, the machine posts and works like normal. The...