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Unlock Device Option for USB Stick

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#1 jrarmstrong


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Posted 20 January 2012 - 06:00 AM


I have a password protected USB stick that I am trying to open on a PC with Vista. I usually use it on an XP machine and all I have to do there is right click on the icon in My Computer, select "unlock device" or "unlock medium" and then enter the password.

Having plugged the USB stick into the Vista machine there is no option when I right click to unlock the device. When I double click on the stick icon a new window opens, seemingly taking me in to the stick, but it does not ask me for a password and none of the files on the stick are listed.

Does anyone know what the issue might be?



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#2 dif


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Posted 20 January 2012 - 07:04 AM

Either the software that locks/unlocks the stick is on the XP machine, or the autorun that runs the lock/unlock program isn't running my default.

Navigate to the stick and run the .exe

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