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PNY flash drive cant see on laptop


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#1 Martel

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Posted 25 December 2010 - 09:17 PM

Have a PNY 4 gig PNY flash drive

It is not visible on one Vista laptop
it is visible on another Vista laptop and XP desktop :crazy:

Edit: Moved topic from Vista to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

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Posted 26 December 2010 - 02:04 PM

Are you running as an admin on the vista laptop you cant see it on?

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Posted 26 December 2010 - 02:51 PM

Yes Administrator :busy:

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Posted 26 December 2010 - 04:02 PM

based on what you told me its not the drive but it could be the computers ability to recognize drives see what letter drive it is on the other pc's and if that letter drive is already used by something else some times vista is to stupid to change the letter

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Posted 26 December 2010 - 07:19 PM

Shows as e: on one and f: on another

Tried those drive letters to no avail

Also tried another flash drive and it works in all three machines.

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Posted 28 December 2010 - 10:28 AM

basically as very as i can judge you know a little about pcs so my best guess is the bios is a little messed up make sure it is able to allow the usage of theses other drives




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