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Windows 7: USB Drive keeps disconnecting

24 Nov 2011   #21
gregrocker

 

I just rescued an external last night which would show up in Computer but not open or allow rightclick>Properties>Tools to run Disk Check.

What I did was install free Partition Wizard, rightclick on external USB drive, run File System Checker which found many errors until at one point the external's autoplay popped up and it was fixed.

Had that not sufficed, I would also have run a Surface Scan from PW which will see and access the drive for repair sometimes when Windows won't.


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26 Nov 2011   #22
DMHolt57

 
 

More information needed:

What kind of machine are you using?
What brand, size, model of pen drive?
Do you have the safely remove hardware icon showing in your system tray?
Are there any yellow exclamation symbols on any of your hardware in device manager?
When did this start to happen, have you been reading this pendrive on this machine?
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01 Dec 2011   #23
Jacee
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28 Feb 2015   #24
Jitu

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babuahmed

did you get the solution for

"USB flash drive to any USB port on the system the autoplay menu pops ups, and the it disconnects and connects again and again."

As i am facing the same problem.

How can i save my file, in new location

pls help me out
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28 Feb 2015   #25
Jitu

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What kind of machine are you using? - windos-7
What brand, size, model of pen drive? - Transend Size - 4GB
Do you have the safely remove hardware icon showing in your system tray? - Yes
Are there any yellow exclamation symbols on any of your hardware in device manager? - NO
When did this start to happen, have you been reading this pendrive on this machine? - from last two days, yes it was reading on this machine
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