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Windows 7: Flash Drive Not Recognized By Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

24 Sep 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Flash Drive Not Recognized By Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

This machine will nor recognize an OCZ 8gb flash drive. It tries to install the drive and fails. When you try to update the driver it gives a This operation requires an "interactive window station" error. Have searched extensively for a fix. The drive works on other windows machines and the USB ports are fine. I have powered down and tried numerous other tricks to no avail. Need help.

Best regards,

Patrick


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30 Sep 2013   #2

x64 (6.3.9600) Win8.1 Pro & soon dual boot x64 (6.1.7601) Win7_SP1 HomePrem
 
 

Sounds as though it might be a permissions issue (C:\Windows\System32\drivers) on your machine. Do you only have a problem with the OCZ 8gb flash drive?

Another place might be in Device Manager. First setup up an environment variale to show devices not present per this tutorial:
Device Manager : Hidden Devices

Then carefully delete any ghost USB devices (greyed out in Device Manager) and reboot your system.

Then try the OCZ 8gb flash drive again.
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