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Old 08-26-2013, 07:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question USB Pen Drive detecting as hard drive and not a Removable Storage Device

I have a SanDisk Extreme USB 32Gb Drive. It's been formatted and the problem now is that it's only being detected an another hard drive on my PC and not as a Removable Storage Device.

This is a problem as I have some software that I need for my job which will only write to a USB Drive and not a local hard drive.

Operating System I am using is Windows 8 64bit.

Suggestions please?
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Old 08-26-2013, 09:46 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Did you format it to a NTFS file system? format it again back to a fat file system. These USB drives are natively Fat 32
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Did you format it to a NTFS file system? format it again back to a fat file system. These USB drives are natively Fat 32
Just tried that. No luck.
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