Pen drive is detected but not accessible [Solved/Closed]

garni - Sep 15, 2009 at 10:08 AM - Latest reply:  Taofik
- Mar 25, 2013 at 08:00 AM
my name is christu I got a sony 4 gb pen drive at first it worked properly on my system. But after few days when I insert any pen drive in to my system usb port it asking me to insert in to the H: drive....But my system has all the new configuration so please help me..
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prezent 1 Posts Monday February 18, 2013Registration date February 18, 2013 Last seen - Feb 18, 2013 at 06:46 AM
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SITUATION: USB recognized but not accessible.
- The files and folder are corrupted and cannot be opened
- The right click is not working
- The Windows Disk Management is not working (make a try first!)

SOLUTION: Use a tool to resize the partition, make it a little smaller and after that make it back bigger to original size.
May work with other tools too, but I did it with
If you have a Linux Live CD or installation you have GParted in the system menu.
GParted resize will rewrite the partition table and you have the chance to get a working usb stick with all the data.

This way is better and you should try it before to format the usb drive, because after format you need to recover files with other software and is another pain .i.t.a.

Thank you, prezent 10

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flcconflict 336 Posts Wednesday May 13, 2009Registration date October 27, 2009 Last seen - Sep 16, 2009 at 06:37 AM
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Dear Christu,

This is a very common problems which users always go through!

All you will have to do is to format the pen drive,

I will advise you using a formatting tool!

Please download it here:

Install and then run to format your pen drive

ya its true that I should format but my pen drive is detecting in another computer,i am facing this problem in my computer itself what to do.I formatted it in my friends system like "right click format" not with any special tool.It is succfully formating.
I don't know how to thank problem solved man...
THANK YOU very much
IT really paid of after 1 year.
I also used this software and it worked pretty well for me
Thank you ............................