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flash drive "E:/ refers to a location that is unavailable"


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#1 Alduin's Khajiit

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Posted 31 August 2014 - 12:35 PM

I cannot access my flash drive! every time I try I get an error saying "E:/ refers to a location that is unavailable" make sure you are connected to the internet yada yada yada. how do I fix



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#2 Chris Cosgrove

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Posted 31 August 2014 - 04:12 PM

Does this flash drive show up in Windows Explorer ?

 

I suggest the first thing to do is try it in a different computer and see if you can read from it. If you can, the socket you are using on your computer may be faulty, try a different one. If it doesn't show up on another computer the likelihood is that the data on it has got scrambled and all you can do is try to format it and see if you can then read / write to it.

 

Another possibility exists that it is not being assigned a drive letter. JohnC addressed this issue a little while ago and i quote him :

 

I should clarify. Right click Computer > Manage > DIsk Management. With the not recognized drive attached, look for the USB flash drive in the list. You may have to scroll down. It's possible a drive letter is not assigned to the flash drive in Disk Management. If you do not see a drive letter right click on the Disk and give it a letter.

 

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/82994-drive-letter-add-change-remove-windows.html

 

Worth a shot.

 

Chris Cosgrove






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