Posted 10 April 2005 - 09:15 AM
I am trying to use a Bytestor USB 2.0 (256mb) flash drive on my computer. I have encountered the following problem.
Initially the drive was inserted at startup and 'found new hardware' OK I copied a file, no problem and then deleted it OK purely to test the drive. So far so good. Problems arose when I tried to close down the system, which froze and had to be disconnected from the power source.
Since then my system won't find the device at all. Now if I insert the device at startup Windows will not start. If I insert it after startup it cannot be found and Windows will not close down as before.
I have checked as far as possible by using my cardreader in the port - this is fine and has been used before and after the USB problem. I have also disabled my anti virus software. I have another computer running under the same operating system and the USB flash drive is working fine on that one!!!
Only slight glimmer of a suggestion I have had is that the PC I am having the problem with is my Internet machine and has SP2 loaded whereas the other one doesn't.
Can anyone help - this is driving me nuts!!!!
Computer e machines 190 2.20GHz
Operating system XP Home edition (preinstalled)
Norton Anti Virus 2005 installed