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How do I get miniwindows xp to recognize usb port?

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#1 lizmerrill


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Posted 11 February 2010 - 05:35 PM

Background: I booted up with hirensboot cd, and entered miniwindows xp. I plugged in my portable drive into my usb port.
Miniwindows xp's explorer does not show the usb drive. How can I enable miniwindows xp to recognize the usb drive so I backup some files from c:\ to usb with miniwindows xp?



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#2 garmanma


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Posted 11 February 2010 - 08:40 PM

I could never figure it out either
I ended up using a Live Linux CD
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why won't my laptop work?

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#3 alan12345


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Posted 12 February 2010 - 05:14 AM

It may be worth giving Hiren another chance, see update on November 2009 :-

This states under Partition Tools :-
USB Format Tool: Format/make bootable any USB flash drive to FAT, FAT32, or NTFS partition.

If it can format a flash drive it should have the ability to write data to it.


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