Can't open my USB device [Solved/Closed]

Alcazar - Sep 29, 2010 at 07:11 AM - Latest reply:  Webb Malaysia
- May 22, 2011 at 02:58 AM
Hello,

I need help with my USB device..
I have a 4 GB pqi(brand) USB and i'm using it for more than a year now..
My problem is when I plug it into the USB port, I cannot open it.. even though the window explorer for computer(My Computer) is open, and that it is shown as removable disk(g:)
I still cannot access my files .. when I click to open it.. a message appears saying: Please insert a disk into the drive.. furthermore, in the properties of my USB device.. it shows 0 bytes for both used space and free space.. I don't know what is the problem.. I don't even know if the problem is in the hard drive or the device itself..

I have also read other posts in this forum related to my problem.. but I didn't try any of the solutions that have been suggested.. because i'm having a hard time following those steps because i'm not familiar with BIOS file and command prompt, and data recovery softwares..
I'm afraid that if I try to do those things, I might lose a large no. of files on my PC.
I'm just hoping that there is/are another solution(s) I can try that is easier..

PLEASE, ANYONE HELP ME?! LEND ME YOUR HELPING HANDS, ANYONE!?
ANY ADVICE/SUGGESTIONS/TIPS WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED..
THANKS!!
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jack4rall 6507 Posts Sunday June 6, 2010Registration dateModeratorStatus December 30, 2015 Last seen - Sep 29, 2010 at 08:20 AM
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Thank you
Hello,

Try this 1

Right-click on your pen-drive --> Select the option "Explore" --> if is gets

opened, backup your data and format it.

If the problem still exists then

Click on Start --> In the search box, type diskmgmt.msc and click on OK.

Disk Management will be opened.

Then right-click on your pendrive ---> Select "Change Drive Letter and

Path.." --> Click on "Change" and assign different drive letter.

Change the volume name by right-clicking on your pendrive and select properties.

Enter your volume name.

Good Luck.

Thank you, jack4rall 10

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