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Old 07-16-2005, 06:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default USB Port Error

Hi all new to the forum, and have a urgent question!

I recently purchased a USB Flash drive to enable me to carry work between office and home.

I used it for the first 2 days at work and it worked fine, i brought it home and it doesn't work it keeps on giving me the error message "USB Device not recognised"

I thought it was the flash drive problem so i borrowed another flash drive(different brand). I placed it in my laptop at home and it worked!

BUT i put it in my desktop it gave me the error, so i placed it back into my laptop to find that it giving me the error now!

Have i damaged the flash drive? (i'm wondering if the ports on my desktop was faulty?)

how can i retrieve the info stored on the flash drives?

can the flash drives be repaired (as one of them is not my own)!

gratefully awating any help


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Old 07-16-2005, 06:41 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default forgot to mention operating system

Home PCs running on XP

Laptop on SP2

Desktop not udated to SP 2 yet

Work PC running on 2000
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